Explore, Shop, & Dine at KC’s Crossroads

Explore, Shop, & Dine at KC's Crossroads

If you are looking for a convenient way to spend an entire day with fun activities, including shopping, dining, and entertainment, it's hard to beat the Crossroads in KC. Not only is the Crossroads Kansas City's premier venue for all things art, it's also one of the largest and most concentrated art districts in the nation. The area known as the … [Read more...]

Pratical Uses for Coconut Oil at Home

Pratical Uses for Coconut Oil at Home

With all the focus on exercising and eating healthier, many of today's gourmets have begun replacing that bottle of Wesson or Crisco with coconut oil. In addition to cooking, there are many other great uses for coconut oil at home. Instead of buying those expensive hair care products, use coconut oil to ease frizz and control fly-aways. Rub a small … [Read more...]

Organize the Kitchen Pantry in Time for Spring

Organize the Kitchen Pantry in Time for Spring

If your pantry is an endless jungle of cluttered cans, boxes, bags, and more, then it is time for a makeover. Make space and de-clutter your food items with tips for spring cleaning the pantry, brought to you by Real Simple. Empty and Categorize- The first thing you need to do is clear everything out of the pantry for a clean slate. Separate the items … [Read more...]

Tips to Build an At Home Apartment Office

Tips to Build an At Home Apartment Office

You do not need a spare bedroom or a ton of extra space to create a home office in your Fountain View apartment. When you use the following tips for building an at home office, you can create a workstation in any space. Find a Suitable Spot: Do you have enough space for a small corner desk? Would it be easier to purchase a bookcase and remove the bottom … [Read more...]

Go Irish at the Dubliner in KC

Go Irish at the Dubliner in KC

The Emerald Isle is a long way from Kansas City, but there are a few places you can go that will help you suspend belief for a little while as you lose yourself in a little corner of Dublin. The Dubliner Irish pub and restaurant is just such a place. Of course, they have the classic Irish beverages of Guinness and Harps beer and a vast selection … [Read more...]

Visit KC City Market this Spring for Fresh Finds

Visit KC City Market this Spring for Fresh Finds

Nothing says healthy more than fresh fruits and vegetables. Now that spring is upon us, you can get delicious farm-fresh fruits and vegetables at some local markets. The KC farmers' market, City Market, is located in Downtown Kansas City just minutes from your apartment home in Fountain View on the Plaza. The most historic of all the farmers' markets in … [Read more...]

Come Out to the KC Easter Parade

Come Out to the KC Easter Parade

One of the best things about living at our lovely Fountain View on the Plaza apartment community is the number of things to do close by. There is always something for everyone all year long. A most popular event that is coming up within the next month is the KC Easter Parade 2015. If you celebrate the Easter holiday or simply love parades, don't miss out … [Read more...]

Celebrate All Things Film at KC Film Fest

Celebrate All Things Film at KC Film Fest

Independent movies are the main focus of the Kansas City Film Fest, an annual juried film festival taking place April 15-19, 2015 at various venues around town. Hosted by the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, this exciting event attracts more than 100 local, regional, national and international submissions each year and provides a platform for talented … [Read more...]

3 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Clean, Sparkling Home

3 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Clean, Sparkling Home

Here at Fountain View on the Plaza, we've been patiently awaiting the arrival of spring. Not only does the season bring warmer temperatures, blossoming flora, and plenty of sunshine, but the spring season is a perfect time for cleaning and organization. This year, throw open your windows and whip your apartment into sparkling, tip-top shape. We have … [Read more...]

Excellent Art Exhibits at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Excellent Art Exhibits at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Art enthusiasts should schedule time to explore the exhibits at The Nelson-Atkins Museum in KC. Whether you're interested in history, interesting prints, or modernism, you'll find a show that piques your interest. American Soldier. On view through June 21 is this collection of more than 50 photographs of service men and women from the Civil War to the … [Read more...]