Kansas City Crossroads is a snapshot of the extraordinary people and circumstances that converged to form the cornerstone of a community we call our hometown. These brief, historical vignettes bring to life the intersections of the past and show how we’re arriving at today’s community.
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This is the story of World War II gliders and the amazing men who flew them.
Neon lights have brightened Kansas City nights for generations.
Lake City Ammunition plant opened in 1941 to manufacture ammunition for use in World War II. Of the 12 munitions plants built during World War II, only Lake City remains. It is still the largest producer of small arms ammunition for the US military.
After helping early Kansas City build its homes and businesses, R. A. Long set out to build a farm. When he was finished, there really was nothing like it anywhere.
At places like Mugs Up, Sydneys and Winstead’s, we found comfort in those familiar places where somebody always knew our name.
Kansas City pioneered the concept that people in trouble could be rehabilitated through hard work and learning a trade.
At the start of the twentieth century, Kansas City held an annual festival that rivaled New Orleans Mardi Gras.
Told she only had a few years to live, Kansas City’s Opal Hill made herself one of the first elite woman’s golfers in the country, helping found the LPGA.
A court case in Johnson County Missouri brought us the phrase “Man’s best friend” to describe our canine companions.
Southbound I-435 reopened just before 5 p.m. after a crash involving construction …
Nearly 5,000 participants helped break a Guiness World Record to make Kansas City the …
Readers of Zymurgy, a publication for home brewers and beer lovers, have recognized …
Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics is launching a health initiative to encourage the …