The Kansas City Ballet Presents a Holiday Classic with “The Nutcracker”

The Kansas City Ballet Presents a Holiday Classic with "The Nutcracker"

Visions of the magical Sugar Plum Fairy, Mouse King, Toy Soldiers, Clara, Fritz and other celebrated characters will dance through your head when the Kansas City Ballet presents The Nutcracker at the Kaufmann Center for the Performing Arts Brandmeyer Great Hall this December.    This family holiday favorite will feature beautiful music by Pytor … [Read more...]

Get Into the Holiday Spirit at KC’s Biggest Gingerbread House

Get Into the Holiday Spirit at KC's Biggest Gingerbread House

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and our calendars can't be more packed with parties, dinners, and events to celebrate the coming of a holly jolly time of year! As if your holiday events in KC couldn't be more exciting, you've got to check out Kansas City's biggest gingerbread house to take holiday baking to a whole new level! Baking and … [Read more...]

Welcome Santa Claus and Friends at the Crown Center

Santa Clause Celebration

Looking for those perfect holiday events in KC to fill your holiday calendar with unforgettable experiences and tons of fun? Mark your schedule just after Thanksgiving for the ultimate Santa soiree! This year's Santa Claus Celebration is held at Crown Center on November 28th, 2014! Bring the whole family for a day packed with holiday cheer, reindeer, … [Read more...]

Visit The Green Room KC for Trivia and Tasty Pub Burgers

Green Room

For great food and some fun competition, you should go to The Green Room Burgers and Beer. The Green Room KC Trivia Nights are entertaining nights surrounded by great food, great people, and great drinks. On Monday nights at 8 p.m., The Green Room is host to a pub quiz created by Geeks Who Drink. You can bring your friends and create your own team, … [Read more...]

Holiday Shopping is Hassle Free at the Nearby Country Club Plaza


Can you believe the holiday season is right around the corner? We encourage all our residents to do their holiday shopping at the Country Club Plaza. Located at 47th and Broadway, Country Club Plaza is just a short drive from our Fountain View apartments. The Country Club Plaza offers a wide range of stores, allowing you to find gifts for everyone at … [Read more...]

Expecting Guests? Get the Holiday Cleaning Checklist

Cleaning Tips

The holidays are right around the corner and this year it's your turn to host the entire family. Since it's going to be such a big event, it's never too early to begin your holiday cleaning checklist and tips. Get the ball rolling by walking through your entire home and looking at each room with a critical eye. Then create a list assigning … [Read more...]

Pancho’s Delivers the Best Breakfast Burritos in KC

Pancho's Delivers the Best Breakfast Burritos in KC

In the morning when you're craving some of that South of the Border goodness, you'll just have to say si si to the best breakfast burritos in KC. Open 24 hours, Panchos Mexican Food is known for serving nicely packed tortillas filled with all sorts of savory ingredients. So what will it be? Decisions, delicious decisions. The Machaca with shredded beef … [Read more...]

Watch The KC Chiefs at Coach’s in KC

Watch The KC Chiefs at Coach's in KC

The Kansas City Chiefs have always been a beloved team in KCMO, and when they are playing well, that love gets even stronger.  With one of the best defenses in the league, led by Eric Berry, the team gets fans riled up with bone-crushing hits and turnovers.  On the other side of the ball, Alex Smith and Jamaal Charles lead a potent offense that is always … [Read more...]

Bright Ideas for Using Winter Color Combos

winter blues

Photo: Highgate House via Houzz One of the most exciting things about the changing of the seasons is the opportunity to change up your decor. Here are several winter color patterns for decorating homes here at Fountain View on the Plaza: Warm winter blues - This combination is subtle, including deep warm blue, mauve, and indigo, which is one of the … [Read more...]

Build and Stock Your Own Mini Bar at Home

Build and Stock Your Own Mini Bar at Home

Staying here with us at Fountain View on the Plaza you have likely found your decorating ideas flowing freely. One design which is well liked is the addition of an indulging adult beverage location. Ignore your trepidation and embrace these concepts for building your own mini bar. When considering your mini bar placement, keep in mind that alcohol stores … [Read more...]