Kansas City’s traditional,

hickory-smoked barbeque

Barbeque favorites can be

catered or delivered

Dine at any of the three Smokehouse locations

in Gladstone, Kansas City or Overland Park

Private banquet rooms

are also available at each location

Thursday, August 18, 2011

LIVE JAZZ THIS WEEKEND AT THE MAJESTIC!



Thursday Night 8/18: BRAM WIJNANDS (piano) 6-9PM.

Friday Night 8/19: PAUL SHINN piano 5-7PM & featuring THE BRAM WIJNANDS TRIO (with BARRY SPRINGER cornet & TOMMY RUSKIN drums) 7-11PM.

Saturday Night 8/20: PAUL SHINN piano 5-7PM & featuring THE BRAM WIJNANDS TRIO 7-11PM.

Sunday Brunch & Dinner 8/21: RICH HILL piano (JAZZ BRUNCH!) 11:00AM-1:00PM & ANDREW OULETTE piano (DINNER) 6:00-8:00PM.

As always, NO COVER! Join us for drinks, dinner, Sunday Brunch or stop by on your way home for dessert and a nightcap while listening to some of KC's best live jazz and enjoying 1 of more than 90 different whiskeys. Majestic Restaurant

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

THE POWER & LIGHT DISTRICT'S ANNUAL SUMMER

THE POWER & LIGHT DISTRICT'S ANNUAL SUMMER RESTAURANT WEEK BEGINS MONDAY, AUGUST 22!

Enjoy exclusive lunch and dinner specials at 14 restaurants during the Power & Light District's annual Summer Restaurant Week, August 22nd – 28th!
From $10 lunch specials featuring Drunken Fish's signature Tiger Roll to the Salmon BLT at Maker's Mark - you will find something that delights everyone in your office group!
Plus, with any District Restaurant Week lunch menu purchase,
you get a complimentary $5 gift card to use the next time you visit!
Check out the exclusive lunch and dinner menus available only during the Power & Light District's Summer Restaurant Week at www.districtrestaurantweek.com
Plus, enjoy other great specials this week at Power & Light District businesses,
including The Mixx, Latteland & The Marquee.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Café Trio for Fence Stile


Join Us at Café Trio for Fence Stile "Fire Pit Red" Preview Week
August 15- 20

Fire Pit Red Preview
Location: Cafe Trio
Link out: Click here

For a limited time get a FREE taste of Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery’s new blended wine sensation, “Fire Pit Red” Part of Fence Stile’s 4th anniversary celebration in April, included the launch of this delicious red - to rave reviews. Trio is thrilled to offer it for an exclusive preview now in anticipation of adding it to our list in the Fall.

A blend of four varietals, this mellow dry red is just the right balance between the fruit and the oak. This wine does not need to be paired and is the perfect complement to a great evening with friends by the fire. It works just as well on the deck at Trio enjoying the sunset or sharing a great meal in the Trio dining room listening to great jazz!

Simply come in any time the week of August 15 to 20 and ask for a taste of “Fire Pit Red” and your server will pour you a taste [about 1 oz]. If you like, and we know you will, then order it by the glass at 50% off our regular price every day during the preview. [$7 regular - $3.50 for this promotion]

If you’d like a bottle, we’ll sell you one and wrap another to take home & enjoy at no extra charge. That’s right get a bottle of this exceptional red wine for FREE - a $31 value.


Added Value GIFT: With the purchase of a bottle you also receive a certificate good for 50% off a wine tasting for two anytime you visit the Fence Stile Vineyard & Winery in Excelsior Springs. MO. It’s a $10 value.

As a special preview event, quantities are limited. So don’t delay! More information

Thursday, August 11, 2011

J. Gilbert's Re Cork program





Save your natural wine corks and bring them to J. Gilbert's on Sunday nights, and they'll make sure your corks get recycled as part of the ReCork program. The corks you donate will be finely ground and incorporated into SOLE sandals, extending the useful life of each cork by years. And the best part: you simple act of green will save you a little green at J. Gilbert's every Sunday night.

For every natural cork you bring in their Sunday nights, you'll receive $1 OFF your bill, per cork



FREE summer concerts!


Join us at Kansas City Live! in the Power & Light District every Thursday and Friday
for FREE summer concerts!
Upcoming FREE Concerts Coming to KC Live! This August:
FRANKIE BALLARD - Thursday, August 11th, 7pm
RATTLE & HUM - Friday, August 12th, 8:30pm
CRAIG CAMPBELL - Thursday, August 18th, 7pm
HOT CHELLE RAE - Friday, August 19th, 8:30pm
Check out these GREAT events this week at our Power & Light District venues:
ELVIS NIGHT at Flying Saucer - Wednesday, August 10th
A celebration of "All Things Elvis" including: limited edition Elvis glassware,
Elvis' favorite sandwich (peanut butter, banana and bacon) on the menu,
and an Elvis appearance! 6pm – Free to attend – Must be 21+
JOHNNY'S BIRTHDAY PARTY at Johnny's Tavern - Friday, August 12
Johnny's is turning 2! Celebrate with great food and drink specials.
First 100 people get a free shirt. Wear your favorite sports gear
and get your first drink on Johnny's! 6-9pm – Free to attend – Must be 21+

Thursday, August 4, 2011

NO SALES TAX THIS WEEKEND



Grab your friends and come shop Downtown Kansas City! Find great specials on summer merchandise and back-to-school styles at these participating boutiques in the Power & Light District:
Lovebird - The Garment District Boutique - Zafar
Envolve Boutique - The Polished Edge Fine Jewelry
Plus, pay NO Missouri sales tax on clothing purchases under $100
during the Missouri no sales tax holiday weekend.

DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK SALE
Friday, August 5th: 5pm – 8pm
Saturday, August 6th: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, August 7th: Noon – 6pm

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

August 5, 2011 - First Friday

Celebrating Ryan Haralson's first show in the Crossroads. Ryan is a Kansas City original and was recently featured in the "America Now and Here" exhibit in May at the Leedy Voulkos Art Center. Ryan's work displays a wisdom and experience beyond his years by confronting truths about ourselves as difficult as they may be.
The gallery at OfficePort will be open August 5 from 6PM - 9PM. This exhibit will also be on the Crossroads Second Saturday tour for August 13 in case you miss this amazing show.

Art & Frame Warehouse's Celebration: 10 Years of Custom Framing: To show our appreciation to our customers, we are displaying a sample of talented Kansas City artists that have supported us over the last 10 years... Photos and painting shown by Barbara Housh, Eugene Bortnick, Oscar Pedroza, Penny Dillon, Jim Murray, Herman Scharhag, Barbara Akers, Judy Blankenship, and Wanda Greene will grace our walls. DJ - Tyler Francis will keep the fun going thought the night with his selection of music.
Stop by August 5th to see the talented artists and bring any artwork you need framed yourself while you enjoy a glass of wine.

17th & Summit Adds Color to First Fridays:

blue bird bistro at 1700 Summit St. will celebrate the local artist with the return of renowned KC artist Nicole Brinkman.

The classy, inviting colors of Lill’s on 17th at 815 W 17th St. are enhanced by the multi-layered oil paintings by artist Matthew Iverson.

Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse at 1713 Summit St. observes special First Friday hours, opening in the evening from 6pm to 9pm, and will feature live music by singer/songwriter Brad Allen. Artist Larry Degraff of Joplin, MO will have pieces on display. In continuation of last month’s efforts, Chez Elle and Degraff will donate a portion of the show’s proceeds to help Joplin tornado relief efforts.

Los Alamos Market y Cocina at 1667 Summit St. makes the First Friday celebration even more colorful with free tequila tastings from 6pm to 9pm.

Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery has been busy inspiring young artists with their Summer Art Camp. They look forward to sharing in the creative excitement that continues to build as Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery and the rest of 17th & Summit gear up for First Friday in September.