Thursday, January 14, 2016

Kansas City Restaurant Week on The Plaza KC by KCMB News Kansas City

News from the Kansas City Plaza...

Are you a foodie who likes to do good?  Or a do-gooder who likes great food?  Kansas City Restaurant Week, Friday, January 15 - Sunday, January 24, is perfect for you to support local charities just by enjoying an amazing meal at a great price.  This premier culinary event showcases the city's extraordinary dining scene offering multi-course lunch menus for $15, and dinner menus for $33.  
Proceeds will benefit BoysGrow, Children's Center for the Visually Impaired and Cultivate Kansas City.  Visit kcrestaurantweek.com for menus and reservation information.  Supporting local charities has never been so satisfying. 
 
The Plaza is a proud sponsor of Kansas City Restaurant Week.  Check out participating Plaza Restaurants:

BoLings 
The Capital Grille
Classic Cup
Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue
Gram & Dun
 
The Granfalloon
McCormick & Schmick's
Dueling Pianos Kansas City
Plaza III The Steakhouse
Rosso, Italian Restaurant 
 
Zocalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria  
 
Brio Tuscan Grille 
Chaz On The Plaza
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
 
Fogo De Chao
Grand Street Cafe
Kona Grill
The Melting Pot
Repùblica
Seasons 52
 

FREE Kansas City RESTAURANT WEEK T-SHIRT
Receive a free KCRW shirt when you shop or dine on the Plaza.  Simply bring same day receipts totaling $125 or more from the Plaza restaurants or shops, dated between January 15 - 24, 2016 at the Plaza Customer Service (4750 Broadway) and pick up your limited edition KC Restaurant Week t-shirt.  Quantities limited.
 
STORE SPECIALS
Check out Plaza store specials during Kansas City Restaurant Week from shops like Charlie Hustle, Terrassi Living & Scandia Home, Panache Chocolatier, and Skin.
  
WINTER EVENTS AND SAVINGS WITH PLAZA SHOPS

Now - 17 | Up to 50% off at American Apparel.

Now - 31 | Enjoy Classic Cup's annual $1 over cost wine sale with your entree purchase.  Features over 100 wines.

Now - 31 | Get your primp on at Parlor: A Beauty Bar and check out their early bird discounts - $25 blowouts (Mon.- Wed. 9am - Noon), buy one Living Proof Product and get one 50% off, and treat yoursel to a $5 scalp massage.

Now - 2/14 |  Receive a free lip balm with any Skin purchase when you mention you saw this offer in the Plaza newsletter.



20 | Preview Kendra Scott's Spring Collection and give back to the Arts. Shop the newest jewels, enjoy sips and sweets from 4-7pm.   

1/20 - 2/14 | Buy a sterling silver diamond accent ring for $99.99 and get the matching pendant free at Helzerg Diamonds. Restrictions apply. 

1/20 - 2/14 | Buy a 10K gold w/ sparkling champagne diamond ring for $399.99 and get the matching pendant for free from Helzberg Diamonds. Restrictions apply. 

27 | Join Kendra Scott and t.Loft as they host Wine and Wellness Wednesday from 6 - 8pm at the Loft Plaza location. $100 AesthetiCare gift cards for all who attend and fitness tips from Fusion Fitness.  Great shopping, giveaways and more!

See Happy Hour Events for more exciting offers on the Plaza, and Kansas City bands for entertainment and more!


LET THE PLAZA HELP YOU GET HEALTHY

If better fitness and nutrition are on your list of New Year's resolutions, then now is the time and the Plaza is the place to begin.

Athleta | Complimentary Yoga on Saturdays, 8:45 - 9:45am; Bootcamp on Sundays, 11am - Noon.

CorePower Yoga | Offering 70 classes a week between 6am - 7pm. New Student Special - first week free and visit 4 times in that free week to receive an additional free class. Special monthly rate $84.  

Lululemon | Comlimentary Bootcamp on Mondays, 8 - 9am; Yoga on Sundays, 11am - Noon.

tLoft Cafe | Serving up teas, healthy menu items and cleanses. Receive $5 off cleanse package.
LIGHTS OUT  
Enjoy the final week of the KCP&L Plaza Lights shining through Sunday, January 17.  A special thanks to KCP&L for their generous partnership.

NOW OPEN

bluemercury 
Luxury makeup, skin care and spa accessories
Nichols Road next to Eileen Fisher
Charlie Hustle
KC's favorite t-shirt shop
47th Street by Vineyard Vines

CorePower Yoga
Yoga Studio 
Wyandotte next to Fiorella's Jack Stack BBQ
Kendra Scott 
Jewelry & Accessories
Nichols Road next to Panache

Madewell
Women's Modern Clothing & Accessories
Nichols Road next to Kate Spade New York

Repùblica
Spanish Tapas 
Jefferson next to Coal Vines

Sephora
Makeup, skin care, fragrance and more from classic and emerging brands
Nichols Road next to BCBG
 t.Loft
Tea and Juice Bar/Cafe 
 47th Street  next to Fogo De Chao
 
TESLA
Maker of electric cars and renewable energy storage 
Broadway next to Williams-Sonoma
vineyard vines  
Preppy Fun Clothing & Accessories
47th & Broadway next to Lucky Brand

Vom Fass
World's finest oils, vinegars, spices, and wine
NIchols Road next to J. Crew
Warby Parker
Prescription Fashion Eyewear
Nichols Road by Tiffany & Co.
 
Plaza Customer Service
4750 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64112 816.753.0100


For leasing inquiries, 
call 816.561.3456
or visit www.highwoods.com 


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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Holiday Specials and Activities on The Plaza by KCMB News Kansas City


GIVE THEM THE PLAZA THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
 
This year there are lots of holiday specials and activities on the Plaza in Kansas City for 2015. There are Kansas City restaurants, KC bands and great activities all holiday season long!

Plaza Gift Cards
Give the gift everyone on your list will love - a Plaza Gift Card.  Gift Cards can be used at any Plaza store or restaurant and are available at the Plaza Customer Service located at 4750 Broadway or online.


Plaza Merchandise 
Looking for a special hostess, teacher, staff or boss gift? Check out Plaza swag from local artists Tammy Smith and Farmdog Studios.  We've got Plaza themed tea towels, pillows, prints, vintage wooded signs and more!  


Plaza Gift Wrap
After you've found the perfect gift, head to Plaza Customer Service to have your items professionally wrapped complete with a genuine retired Plaza Light Bulb tied to your package.
HOLIDAY DINING ON THE PLAZA

SANTA PAWS - LAST WEEKEND

Better hurry up!  It's the last weekend for Santa Paws.  Grab your furry friends and head to the Plaza. Santa Paws is located at 314 Ward Parkway next to Zoom Toy Store. Open Saturday and Sunday from noon - 4pm.  Photo packages start at $10 and proceeds benefit The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City.
VOM FASS GRAND OPENING

Founded in Germany more than 20 years ago, VOM FASS is a gourmet food store offering vintage wines of different regions and wineries as well as premium vinegars, oils and spirits in a variety of quantities. VOM FASS hand-picks the highest-quality ingredients from around the world in order to create its signature flavors.  Nichols Road next to J. Crew.
SPARK EXCITEMENT WITH PLAZA SHOPS and Restaurants

Now - 24 | Free Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD with purchase of $499.99 or more at Helzberg Diamonds.  Exclusions may apply.

Now - 24 | Get 30% off select "Items For The Week" and 40% off select apparel at Sperry Topsider

Now - 30 | The Melting Pot $19 Lunch Special includes cheese fondue appy, salad and chocolate fondue.
 
Now - 30 | Get a free Trapp candle with the purchase of four Trapp candles at Decori.

Now - 30 | Give the gift of Chuy's and receive free queso and chips with every $50 Gift Card purchase.

Now - 31 | Receive a $50 award for every $200 you spend at Tommy Bahama to use toward future purchase in January.

Now - 1/2 | Save up to $50 off any purchase over $200 or more at Sunglass Hut

Now - 1/8 | Show your favorite Plaza store receipt at Chaz and receive a free lunch entree with the purchase of a another lunch entree.  Monday - Friday only.
    
Now - 1/17 | Save $50 on purchases of $200 or more at Terrasi Living & Scandia Home. 

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Plaza Lighting 2015 Info by KCMB News Kansas City

Celebrate the magic of the season and join us for the 86th Annual Plaza Lighting 2015 Ceremony on Thanksgiving evening.



The live show begins at 6pm with a special tribute to our World Champion Royals and will end with Kansas City native and No. 1 New York Times Bestselling author of Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn as she flips the switch and lights up the Plaza. Indie rock band The Hembree will perform a free show following the ceremony.  

Arrive early for the Pre-show beginning at 5pm with live Kansas City bands performances and great giveaways from KCP&L.

Can't make it to the Plaza Lighting 2015 Event?  Tune into KSHB-TV 41 to watch the ceremony live beginning at 6pm, or stream it online at kshb.com.  Visit countryclubplaza.com for a ceremony map, parking guide and information on Plaza stores and restaurants open on Thanksgiving.

All the fun takes place on the Main Stage at Nichols Road & Pennsylvania by Brio Tuscan Grille.

5 - 6pm | KCPL Pre-show
Giveaways & performances by The Snow Globes, KC Rep, KCB-II, SunRaise Choir, Paul Mesner Puppets

6 - 7pm | Plaza Lighting 2015 Ceremony
Royals Tribute, Gillian Flynn, KCP&L Plaza Lights Players, Snow Globes, Isaac Cates and Ordained

6:54pm | Flip of Switch with Gillian Flynn
Followed by three simultaneous fireworks displays

7 - 8pm | Post Plaza Lighting 2015 Concert with The Hembree

The magic of the season continues each night when the plaza lights come on at 5pm through Sunday, January 17. 
THANKSGIVING ON THE PLAZA  



Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner before the plaza Lighting 2016 Ceremony at one of our fine restaurants or cozy cafes. Visit Our list of Kansas City Restaurants for a complete list of Thanksgiving dining options.   

SANTA PAWS IS COMING TO TOWN

Come down to the Plaza for Santa photos with your pets, family, kids, friends - everyone is welcome! Santa Paws is located at 314 Ward Parkway next to Zoom Toy Store. Opening day is Friday, Nov. 27 from noon - 4pm, the day after the plaza lighting 2015 KC ceremony, and then every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 20. Photo packages start at $10 and proceeds benefit The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City.


COREPOWER YOGA GRAND OPENING 

Roll out your mat and experience what it's like to crank yoga up to 11 during Corepower Yoga's grand opening event on Monday, November 30 from 6 - 7pm. Come check out the studio, meet fantastic instructors and practice a class. Plus, stick around for fun and refreshments from Simple Science Juices and AY Musik! Wyandotte next to Fiorella's Jack Stack BBQ.


SEPHORA
Experience the best in makeup, skin care, fragrance, hair - and use innovative tools to find the right shades and formulas for you. Pop in for a Mini Makeover at the Beauty Studio, or book a service with a Beauty Advisor to get personalized, unbiased advice.  Experience the beauty of Sephora. Nichols Road next to BCBG.
BLUEMERCURY NOW OPEN Just in Time for the Plaza Lighting 2015 KC Celebration
Calling all Beauty Junkies! bluemercury represents some of the world's most coveted cosmetic, skincare and hair products.  Such as well known makeup artist lines Laura Mercier, Trish McEvoy, Bobbi Brown and Nars. Skincare solutions from M-61 Skincare, Revive, La Mer, skinceuticals, Dermalogica and Darphin. Hard to find niche brands like Ren, Caudalie and Mario Badescu. Nichols Road next to Eileen Fisher.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Halloween on the Plaza 2015 by KCMB News Kansas City

KC Plaza Halloween 2015 Events and Activities for the month of October and More from 

CHARLIE HUSTLE OPENS POP-UP SHOP
Now open, locally owned Charlie Hustle's new pop-up store is like visiting a boyhood bedroom. Sports memorabilia, like Danny Manning's shoes and Len Dawson's jersey, is displayed next to good stuff for sale. Vintage shirts hearkening back to the Royals World Series win, basketball jerseys right behind the NBA Jam arcade game and new styles for women and kids. Located on 47th Street next to Vineyard Vines.

KENDRA SCOTT GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
Kendra Scott is celebrating their Grand Opening on Thursday, Oct 15, from 6-9pm. Highlights include:

-Small bites and hors d'oeuvres from Gram & Dun and Repùblica-Specialty drinks and sips- Kansas City DJ spinning tunes-Photobooth fun & party favors-Sweets from Panache, Swoon and  SmallCakes-Fall Jewelry launch-20% of store sales to benefit Variety Children's Charities of KC

TESLA GRAND OPENING
Redefining the traditional driving experience, TESLA, the maker of the award-winning Model S, will open its showroom doors on the Plaza with a Grand Opening celebration Oct. 16, 17, & 18.  Join the rEvolution and test drive a TESLA today!  Located on Broadway between Williams-Sonoma and Plaza Customer Service.

t.LOFT OPENING
t.Loft, a locally owned all-natural health cafe will open Oct. 13.  They will offer fresh-pressed juices, gourmet teas,, protein shakes, protein balls, superfood shooters, smoothies and freshly made snacks.  It also has "bowls" for breakfast lunch and dinner, including The Athens Omelet Scramble and Hawaiian Rice Bowl. Located on 47 Street next to Fogo de Chao. 

PRIZE ANTIQUES NOW OPEN
Locally-owned Prize Antiques offers a refreshing departure from mass-produced decor. Featuring amazing selection of one-of-a-kind pieces and treasures that are scouted from all over the world, reinterpreted with a modern and relevant perspective. Located on Ward Parkway by Seasons 52.  

FALL INTO STYLE
  
Pandora
Now - 25 | Receive a free ring with purchase of any two Pandora rings. 
  
Now - 31 | Purchase four Trapp Seasonal Fragrance Candles and get one free at Decori. Choose from seven fragrances - pumpkin, pine, cloves and more. 

Now- 31 | Purchase a limited edition I am Loved Bear for $15.99 from Helzberg Diamonds and $3 from each sale will be donated to Make-A-Wish. 

Now - 31 | Kick off your work week and treat yourself to $28 blowouts from Parlor: A Beauty Bar.  
Parlor's Sunrise Special: Monday - Wednesday, 9am - noon.  Plus all Living Proof products are buy 2, get 3rd 20% off.  
 
Now - 31 | Helzberg Diamonds introduces The Effy Collection.  This distinctly designed line features white and colored diamonds, and exotic gemstones - emerald, tanzanite, morganite, rhodolite and sapphire. 


Now - 31 | Check out Gram & Dun's bar food menu, a great Kansas City restaurant, exclusive bar area with specials like CBS burger and Sour Ramen with beer-braised pork belly.  Limited quantities offered daily at 4pm.

Now - 31 | Enjoy KC Happy Hour Plaza at Kansas City's newest Spanish tapas spot Repùblica every Monday - Friday from 3 - 6pm.  $5 sangrias or try the Su-Su-Sucio, crafted with Purus organic vodka. 
GROWL-O-WEEN

Grab your pooch and head to Mill Creek Park (47th & JC Nichols Parkway) Saturday, October 24 beginning at 11am.  Costume contest and Trick for Treats at over 35 participating Plaza stores. Register at Three Dog Bakery, 602 W. 48th Street or call 816-753-3647. It's a howling good time!

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

American Royal 2015 at Arrowhead Stadium by KCMB News Kansas City

The American Royal Barbecue began 36 years ago in the parking lot of the Golden Ox Restaurant and has since grown to become the world’s largest event of its kind. This year’s event will take place for the first time at Arrowhead Stadium and brings together world-renowned pitmasters and backyard barbecue enthusiasts to compete for the title of best barbecue. The new venue affords additional space for the growing number of participants and spectators, as well as expanded peripheral barbecue activities.

The American Royal 2015 at Arrowhead Stadium will feature excellent Kansas City BBQ as well as competitors from all over the Nation bringing in their grills and BBQ skills, competing for ribbons in several different categories. There will be great live Kansas City bands like BIG SHOW Dueling Pianos, The KC All Stars (official band of The Kansas City Chiefs) and more great entertainment to go along with the great food.

The American Royal Barbecue 2015 is pleased to announce that 2015 will be a record-breaking year for number of teams participating in competition. The final count is 618 teams (representing 39 states and 3 countries), up 56 total teams from 2014. The large number of participants makes this event by far the world’s largest barbecue competition.
In addition to the barbecue, the 90th Annual American Royal Parade will also now take place at the Truman Sports Complex on Saturday morning. The enhanced experience at Arrowhead will feature exciting new amenities including the Cowtown Family Fun Fest presented by Cerner on Saturday. Over a dozen food vendors including Zarda Bar-B-Q and Plowboys BBQ will be available in the Budweiser Pavilion throughout the weekend. A live music stage Friday and Saturday night will feature eclectic regional bands and featuring country music icons, Big & Rich. And a fireworks display ends each night with a bang. 
$15 Single Day Tickets to American Royal 2015 and $25 Weekend Tickets are available at
www.Ticketmaster.com
"The Pit" VIP tickets feature all-inclusive food and beverage and prime stage views and are available at
www.TicketsForLess.com

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