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This fully restored 1914 landmark is Kansas City's most prominent destination for entertainment and cultural activities. The Station is home to a permanent rail exhibit with vintage rail cars, an interactive science center, a vibrant Theater District featuring giant-screen movies and live theater, fine restaurants, unique shops, spaces for meetings and events and much more. Of course, you can still catch the train at Union Station, once again among Amtrak's busiest stops.
Dining, shopping and entertainment development in Kansas City’s Northland.
Downtown KC’s place to be for hip restaurants, galleries, and nightlife. Check out First Fridays, their monthly gallery opening.
The Kansas City Power & Light District is a vibrant, new eight-block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City that is redefining the City from its skyline to its sidewalks. The District links together the renovated Bartle Hall Convention Center, the new Sprint Center, offices, hotels, entertainment, cultural destinations and residential developments. The $850 million mixed-use District anchors $5 billion of complimentary development efforts in downtown Kansas City. The combination of entertainment, retail, nightlife and residential with the District's imaginative and innovative design, has created an intriguing 24/7 neighborhood.
From Anthropologie to Z Gallerie, it's all right here on the Country Club Plaza. No other collection of boutiques, fashionable national stores and wonderful local discoveries, can be found in such elegant surroundings on such amenable terms. Over 120 stores fill the architecturally classic 14 block district and create the experience that makes The Plaza one of the Midwest's premier destinations. Feast and Frolic. Whatever you could want, from scones to scallops, Beaujolais to Kansas City barbecue, it's all waiting for you on The Plaza. Nearly 30 distinctive Plaza restaurants and outdoor cafes offer an extraordinary range in dining options from elegant to casual, with a price range to match whatever choice you make.
One of the best places to see indie movies.
Westport is one of Kansas City's premier destinations for dining, shopping, site seeing and is the heart of the city's nightlife. Located in the midtown, Westport is just North of the Country Club Plaza and a few miles South of downtown Kansas City. Before there was a Kansas City, there was a Westport, built along the Santa Fe Trail as an outfitting center for wagon trains heading west. Today the area is filled with renovated and new buildings housing trendy shops, restaurants, and nightspots.
The 1.2 million square-foot open-air shopping and entertainment center has over 100 stores and restaurants, including some of the nation's hottest retailers (Gap Outlet, Banana Republic Factory Store, Ann Taylor Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger, BCBG Max Azria) and several first-ever restaurants, including Dave & Buster's, Saddle Ranch Chop House and T-Rex -- a 20,000-square-foot destination restaurant where dinosaurs come to life amongst extravagant theatrical settings including geysers, waterfalls and ice caves.
Town Center Plaza is home to over 90 of Kansas City’s finest stores and restaurants. Convenient, front door parking allows you to run in and out of your favorite stores as you please. Our unique, open-air shopping environment provides an upscale shopping experience like no other. Town Center Plaza...It All Spells Great Shopping!
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