Overland Park hosts 10th annual barbecue challenge

May 1, 2018 by  

Kansas is known for its love of barbecue, and Overland Park is no exception. The Kansas City suburb recently hosted the 10th Annual VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge, a world-class competition that left no flank ungrilled.

A total of [Read more]

Swope Park Rangers kick off season

April 13, 2018 by  

Residents of Kansas City suburb Overland Park now have a pro-sports team a little closer to home than the Chiefs or Royals.

The Swope Park Rangers soccer team, playing out [Read more]

Overland Park hosts anime and cosplay convention

March 15, 2018 by  

The Kansas City area is about to play host to a gathering of colorful characters and pop culture aficionados as the 13th annual Naka-Kon takes over the [Read more]

Veteran KC restauranteur opens new cafe in Overland Park

February 22, 2018 by  

Jerry Naster knows a little something about feeding Kansans. After spending nearly four decades as a butcher, beginning at sixteen, he has opened up three restaurants in the Kansas City area — the Woodswether Cafe, Jerry’s Cafe, and [Read more]

Overland Park restaurants become Shack Breakfast & Lunch

January 24, 2018 by  

Overland Park residents should prepare for a Shack attack, as the St. Louis-based restaurant chain looks to expand into the Kansas City area.

The recently-closed [Read more]

Cultural festival returns to Overland Park

May 10, 2014 by  

The 53rd annual Greek Festival is taking place in Overland Park for three days this June. Over 5,000 people are expected to attend this popular event.

The theme of this year’s festival is [Read more]

Overland Park fundraiser keeps kids in mind

April 15, 2014 by  

The Pour for More is taking place this May, and is a fundraising event that provides support to Kids TLC.

Guests who choose to attend the [Read more]

Kansas gears up for auto event

February 23, 2014 by  

The Greater Kansas City International Auto Show is taking place over five days in just a couple of weeks’ time, and will be presented by Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Kansas City.

The event will start off with a benefit concert on [Read more]

Overland Park teenager lends an ear to hearing-impaired locals

January 29, 2014 by  

Thanks to the dedication of Catherine Pestinger, a teenager from Overland Park, Olathe audience members who have difficulty hearing can still enjoy performances thanks to a new offering at Trilogy Cultural Arts Center.

The Olathe News recently revealed that [Read more]

Luncheon honors local Overland Park businesses

January 13, 2014 by  

The Economic Development Council of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce’s 7th annual EDC Honors Lunch is taking place this February at Johnson County Community College.

The annual event will be honoring several [Read more]

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