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...]

Must Visit KC Breweries for the Fall

Must Visit KC Breweries for the Fall

Are you a beer lover? Visiting different breweries can be a fun and interesting way to spend a day. If you are looking for KC breweries to visit near the city, check out: The Big Rip Brewing Company which is located at 216 E. 9th Avenue, North Kansas City, MO. The Big Rip offers a happy hour on Fridays where you get a pint for only $1.00. Cinder … [Read more...]

Screenland’s Screening Old Movies in Kansas City

Screenland's Screening Old Movies in Kansas City

It has never been easier to see such a massive range of movies from throughout history, with the choice of titles available on cable, Netflix, Hulu, DVD, Blu-ray, and etc. However, most of these options offer the chance to view movies not on an enormous screen as intended, but on a relatively small television. For residents of our Fountain View on the … [Read more...]

Music to Your Ears: Visit the American Jazz Museum this Fall

Music to Your Ears: Visit the American Jazz Museum this Fall

If you looking for things to do in Kansas City and you enjoy the smooth and snazzy sounds of jazz music, you will definitely want to check out the American Jazz Museum this fall. It is a great place to go to learn more about the roots of this unique style of music, and it will get you out of your Kansas City apartment for a few hours while you explore the … [Read more...]

Get the Tools You’ll Need for DIY Projects

Get the Tools You'll Need for DIY Projects

One of the great things about living in Kansas City apartments is the fact you can plan plenty of do it yourself projects. From building bookshelves for the office area, a custom bed for the bedroom, or repainting the rooms as a part of custom decorating, you'll have plenty of DIY time. With all the tools and supplies you'll need, living in Kansas City means … [Read more...]

Bring the Outdoors In With Fall Centerpieces

Bring the Outdoors In With Fall Centerpieces

The fall season will be here in just a few weeks, and we know how excited you are to decorate your Fountain View apartment for the season. You can make fall centerpieces with pumpkins, leaves and other fall elements. Here are a few ideas for decorating the apartment for fall with centerpieces. Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece: What could be more … [Read more...]

Let Your Kid’s Creativity Explode at Kaleidoscope

Let Your Kid's Creativity Explode at Kaleidoscope

Trying to find things for the kids to do in Kansas City before summer ends before they head back to school? Then, Kaleidoscope is the place for you. Reopening on September 27, Kaleidoscope is a great place to nourish the creative spirit. It's a place where children are welcome to express themselves creatively, have fun, and feel good about their … [Read more...]

Experience a Movie Like Never Before at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater

Experience a Movie Like Never Before at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater

If looking for unique things to do in Kansas City, you should catch a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater. It's only 11 minutes from our luxury apartments, and you can eat dinner and watch a new release. Not only can you catch new releases, but also classic movies. During the interactive showings of "Rocky Horror Picture Show", the audience is … [Read more...]

Snow in September

Snow in September

One of the places to get a drink in Kansas City is listed in our apartment community hot spots list, and they serve the best-frozen cocktails on the planet. Snow & Co. is a frozen cocktail lounge that also serves food located in the heart of the Crossroads Art District. The ambiance is intimate and the comfy couches will make you feel as if in your … [Read more...]