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  • Porto do Sul

    Brazilian Steakhouse

  • Harvest Table

    with an array of hot and cold items

  • Traditional Brazilian Steakhouse fare

    full Churrascaria experience

  • Offers a menu in the bar area

    for those in the mood for a lighter meal

  • Newly renovated second private dining room

    for your groups of up to 140 guests

McCormick & Schmick’s

The Country Club Plaza has a completely new, upper-level outdoor patio, complete with firepits, lounges, trees, umbrellas and a dedicated outdoor staff on deck at McCormick & Schmick’s. As part of the outdoor transformation, McCormick & Schmick’s is introducing regular specials and entertainment for groups large or small, happy hour or dining, cocktailing or small plates.

Lounge Above the Plaza: Introducing New Nights
• “The Sunday Night Relax,” 3:00 p.m. - close:
o $1 fresh-shucked Oysters;
o Half-price bottles of wine;
o Champagne, Sparkling Wine and Wine Cocktail Specials
o Live Acoustic Music 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

• Wednesday “Goose & Jazz Patio Party,” 3:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.:
o Live Jazz, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
o Grey Goose Vodka specials
o $1.95 Happy Hour Menu with $1 fresh-shucked Oysters, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

• “Local Cubed Thursday’s,” 4:00 p.m. – close:
o Featuring Three Local Weston businesses with wines, cheeses and spirits.

• MONDAY – FRIDAY, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: HAPPY HOUR on the entire patio and in the bar
o $1.00 fresh-shucked Oysters Every Day
o Summer Cocktail specials
o “Skinny Cocktails,” five specialty cocktails created all under 150 calories.
o Famous $1.95 Happy Hour Menu

• Sunday – Thursday, NEW Late Night Happy Hour, 9:00 p.m. – close
o $1.00 oysters
o $2 off small plates

• ALWAYS available: full menu, small plates, sushi, full cocktail and wine menus

More information


Join us for the 2nd Annual Rock the Block Fashion Show on Friday, May 13th!
See all of the hot summer styles featured at the local boutiques in the Power & Light District
as a variety of models take to the runway on the KC Live! Stage.

Participating Boutiques include The Garment District Boutique, Envolve Boutique, Nikki Grant Boutique, Lovebird, Zafar, Reign Shop, Two Chic BLVD, Imagery, Gennaio Boutique, Label Clothing, and Denim Couture! The models will strut their stuff down the runway to live music from local favorite Patrick Lentz. The Zeros will rock the KC Live! Block with a concert immediately following the show.
General Admission is free. Get premium VIP Seating for just $15.
VIP Tickets holders will be seated directly in front of the stage and runway, have access to a private VIP bar, receive gift bags including coupons and presents from boutique,
an Event KC VIP card, and no line/no cover entrance to the event after parties at Mosaic
and Angels Rock Bar.
Purchase VIP tickets today at VIP tickets are limited.
Rock the Block Fashion Show
KC Live!
1330 Grand Blvd
Friday, May 13th, 2011 - 8pm


In honor of National Tourism Week, on Tuesday May 17th, Kansas City, Kansas elected officials will be "working" at T-REX Café. It's a T-Rexcellent tourism take-over! Local and state elected officials will be doing the jobs of server, greeter, busser and cook. Plan to join us for lunch. Bring your co-workers, friends and family to dine with the dino's and help us celebrate that tourism means jobs for our community.

Where: T-Rex Café
1847 Village West Pkwy, KCK

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2011
11:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Reservations are encouraged call T-Rex at 913-334-8888.

Fast Facts:

Across America, direct spending from travel averages $24,000 a second and accounts for one in nine jobs.

Locally, tourism attracts more than 22 million people, generates close to $4.5 billion in visitor spending and supports 45,000 local jobs in the metro area annually.

Total visitor spending in Wyandotte County for 2010 was $58.5 million.

Sponsored by the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau

Webster House

Webster House
Is Pleased to Announce

Lunch with Suzanne Rheinstein

Join us for a delicious lunch and presentation from this celebrated West Hollywood interior designer & author.

Friday, May 20 • 12-2pm

A Style for Today with Things from the Past
Suzanne will present her latest design ideas and autograph her fabulous new book.

Suzanne opened Hollyhock to sell all the things she loved for the home but couldn't easily find in Los Angeles. That was over 20 years ago and since its opening Hollyhock has been an exclusive resource for designers and discerning shoppers.

Suzanne's relaxed yet elegant style, is reflected in Hollyhock's eclectic blend of antiques, home accessories, art, contemporary furniture and books.

Suzanne will share her design perspective for her own home, as well as the houses she has designed for clients
over the years.

Lunch $20
Melon & Chicken Salad, Basque Cake & Berries, Coffee & Tea
(tax and gratuity not included) More about Webster House

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the sounds of local music sensations – Making Movies!
The concert is free, the festivities are free, all day long!
Show begins at 7 PM in the KC Live Block.
Make plans to arrive at KC Live early, Tengo Sed Cantina will be hosting the
ALL DAY PARTY with contests, games, giveaways and more!
Head upstairs, to the second level of KC Live, and check out Howl at the Moon's Cinco de Mayo festivities! They'll have drink specials and fun all night long, beginning at 7 PM.


Grab your fancy hat, and head to Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge and KC Live this Saturday, May 7th, for the annual Kansas City Derby Fest!
Derby Fest guests can sip on Mint Juleps, enjoy lunch, sport their derby attire (with a little bit of "hattitude"), and mingle among the crowd in Millionaires' Row. The event kicks off at 2 PM and features live music from NO CASH VALUE.

A Derby Hat Contest for the ladies and a parade of local race horses from Saddle Creek Stables is sure to set the stage for an authentic afternoon at the race. When the Derby horses make their way to the starting gate at Churchill Downs, you will see it all on the big screen in the KC Live covered courtyard. Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to support a wide range of programs and services for the more than 50,000 individuals and 250,000 family members and caregivers in the Heart of America Chapter's bi-state service area as well as for research advancements to cure this devastating disease. Tickets are on-sale now at

For more information


In anticipation of the annual Miller Lite Hot Country Nights summer concert series, Miller Lite presents a free concert with country crooner Justin Moore on the KC Live Stage in Downtown Kansas City’s Power & Light District on Thursday, May 12th, 2011.

The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free to attend for all ages. Anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by an adult. The Justin Moore concert is presented by Miller Lite and Q104.

Justin Moore is best-known for hits like 'If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away," "Back that Thing Up" and "Small Town USA". For more information on Justin Moore, visit

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