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...]

3 Dinner Dishes to Try at Cafe Trio KC

3 Dinner Dishes to Try at Cafe Trio KC

Cafe Trio has generated some buzz in Kansas City since Executive Chef, Adam Yoder, took the reins of the kitchen in 2013 to reinvent the menu. Now the food is focused on seasonal offerings and served in the stylish, laid-back ambiance at the 4558 Main Street location. Be sure to try the dinner menu at Cafe Trio in Kansas City soon. The most popular … [Read more...]

March Madness Starts with the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship

March Madness Starts with the Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship

January means many things besides the start of a new calendar. If you’re a fan of college sports, the month starts with the football bowl season and ends in the midst of the college basketball conference schedule. Our Kansas City apartments are less than an hour away from the University of Kansas, one of the teams set to attend the Phillips 66 Big 12 … [Read more...]

March Events Happening at Union Station

March Events Happening at Union Station

If you are looking for fun for the whole family, that is also a learning experience, then our community, at Fountain View on the Plaza, knows just the events at Union Station in KC for you. Union Station is magical, historic, warm, and full of surprises. Xtreme Bug Safari Adventure is a fantastic experience for children as well as their parents. For … [Read more...]

Starlight Theater in KC Welcomes Spring Breakers for Camp

Starlight Theater in KC Welcomes Spring Breakers for Camp

If you are looking for a spring break camp around Kansas City to send your kids to, and they happen to have a creative bent, send them to the Starlight Theater. The Starlight Theater has a wonderful program for kids on spring break. It is the perfect way for kids aged six through 14, who love performing, to get up on stage and have some fun. The young … [Read more...]

Make Your Smaller Space Work For You

Make Your Smaller Space Work For You

Making an apartment work well for you is about getting it to live up to its potential. This may require some creative solutions when working with smaller spaces. With the right furniture, some great lighting, and these tips, you will be able to make a smaller space work for you.  Clear the clutter. If something is broken, has not been used or is full of … [Read more...]