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Kansas City, a Top Spot for Rental Property Investment
According to All Property Management, Kansas City is the No. 6 city in the nation for best places to invest in residential rental property. The ranking was based on rental property investment scores derived from government housing and job data. Kansas City Business Journal, February 2014

Kansas City Is a Top City for Singles

Kansas City ranks No.13 for singles looking to find love. Using data compiled by Facebook, the Wall Street Journal ranked 50 major metropolitans on a scale of how likely a relationship is to form. The Wall Street Journal, February 2014

 

Missouri Tops List for Tech Job Creation

For the second year in a row, Missouri tops the national list of states creating the most technology jobs. The survey, created by Dice.com, shows that Missouri added 2,700 tech positions last year, edging out Massachusetts, Illinois and Texas with a growth of 8 percent. Kansas City Business Journal, February 2014

 

Two Kansas City Restaurants Among the Most Romantic in the Nation
The American Restaurant and The Melting Pot both make OpenTable’s list for the most romantic restaurants in 2014.OpenTable, January 2014


Jasper’s Restaurant Inducted into Fine Dining Hall of Fame

As a Kansas City establishment for more than 60 years, Jasper’s Restaurant was named into the Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation’s Restaurant News. Still owned by the Mirabile family, the Italian eatery remains a favorite for locals and visiting celebrities. Kansas City Magazine, January 2014

The Flint Hills Named Best Spot to Watch a Sunset

The Flint Hills of Kansas have been named as one of the seven most-stunning places to watch a sunset in the world, according to Green Landscapes. The world-famous ecoregion, located outside of Manhattan, Kan., stacks up against the Greek island of Santorini, Cambodia and Finland for the top spot. Green Landscapes, January 2014

Kansas Named No. 17 Most-Innovative State

Using data collected by the Kauffman Foundation, Kansas is the No. 17 most-innovative state. The list was compiled by Bloomberg News, using statistics based on each state’s concentration of STEM workers, R&D spending, percentage of public companies and patent approvals. The Kauffman Foundation, January 2014

Kansas City Named a Top 10 Tech Hub for 2014

Kansas City has been recognized as one of the most promising tech hubs for 2014, according to Techie.com. The recognition comes as a result of KC’s growing tech startup ecosystem and its successful corporate tech environment. Techie.com, January 2014

The Kill Devil Club Makes ‘Best New Bar in U.S.’ List

The Kill Devil Club, in KC’s Power & Light District, was named Food and Wine magazine’s “Best New Bar in the U.S.” The high-end rum bar is a project of internationally-recognized mixologist Ryan Maybee, a KC native. Maybee is also known for Manifesto, a 1920s-style speakeasy that alludes to Kansas City’s storied past. Food & Wine, January 2014

 

KC’s Punk Group Radkey Named a Top Band to Watch  

Punk group Radkey, a trio of brothers from St. Joseph, Mo., makes the Huffington Post’s list of 10 artists to watch in 2014. The online publication sites the group’s unique blend of “flair and fury” as what makes them stand out from other emerging artists today. Huffington Post, January 2014

 

 

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