Letter from the Creative Director

For as long as I can remember, I have always been a person who likes to come up with new ideas. I am a bit of a dreamer and a problem solver, and I constantly find myself thinking up new business startups, inventions or ways to make products better. I can’t help it, and I have a hard time turning…

Brew of the Month

 Hardway IPA  Martin City Brewing Company  Price- 8.99 per 6 pack

Holiday Luminary Walk

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens hosted the Holiday Luminary Walk. The 1.5 miles of trail was illuminated by over 2,500 hand-lit candles. Over 19,000 guests enjoyed the holiday tradition. The event is a fundraiser for the Arboretum and a great opportunity to make memories with friends and family.

Leawood Parks & Recreation Events

Leawood Parks and Recreation held festive events at Ironwoods Park. Pictured here are kids enjoying the Breakfast with Santa, 
Holiday Traditions on the Prairie and Nature Center Holiday Open House events.

February 2017 Around Town

Jodi Fincher, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRN, FABC has been named Administrator of St. Joseph Medical Center. Before joining St. Joseph Medical Center, Fincher was the regional director of nursing, Midwest division for Prime Healthcare. Fincher started her career as a nurse tech in the emergency department at Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth, in 1987. She then worked in the intensive…

Rain Boot Media

Rain Boot Media creates interactive storybook apps for kids. Their mission is to inspire creativity and push technology to its limits on digital platforms while combining fine art, original stories and innovative games that are not only educational and wholesome, but also fun. They believe that when it's raining and pouring, a child's mind is never boring.

Lauren Korte’s Local Valentine’s Gift Finds

Keep your love local, and spoil your Valentine with a gift from Kansas City.

Music that Transcends

For nearly everyone, music seems to have an emotional power in our lives that can take us to deeper places than other art forms. This is the passion that lives within Calvin Arsenia Scott. Music is the art that lives inside Calvin, and it moves him, it inspires him; it challenges him, and he works tirelessly in hopes that his…

Welcome Home

When a condo-dwelling Chicago couple decided to build on a quiet street in Leawood Hills West, they sought green space, great schools and a firm with whom they could completely entrust the building process as they tied up loose ends in the windy city. They selected KOENIG Building + Restoration, to begin building their home in May 2015.

Wornall Home Family Memories Stirred by PBS Mini-Series 

Sunday evenings this winter, when James Wornall and his family gather to watch the PBS Civil War miniseries Mercy Street, it feels as if they are watching part of their own family’s history. James is the great-grandson of John Wornall, a prosperous farmer and one of Kansas City’s earliest residents. Now in its second season, the television drama tells the…

My Favorite Things

Top three items you can't live without: Water, phone and dark chocolate.
 Favorite spots in KC: The Plaza, Kauffman Performing Arts Center and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Velvet Reign

Add a luxurious and regal feel to your wardrobe with this season's reigning queen - velvet.


Molly Koenigsdorf and Melissa Bowles are both designers for KOENIG Building + Restoration. KOENIG specializes in new home construction and home restoration in Northeast Johnson County.