Why is Kansas City so great?
4. It's the biggest small town ever. Kansas City may be the biggest city in the state (even larger than the city of St. Louis), and the second largest metropolitan area in the state, people are still friendly—they'll say hello to you on the street and even wave back at you! I've lived in large cities, from Oakland to Dallas, and this small-town feel is great. What started as a cowtown (hence the cow logo for Irish Fest—"Celtic Pride in Cowtown") also has all the big-city attractions. There's a great video on CBS that sums up the highlights of KC. We have more restaurants per capita, more BBQ joints per capita, and more fountains than any other city in the world except Rome! Travel + Leisure named it the #1 affordable getaway. There's tons of free stuff to do, from First Fridays in the Crossroads, to touring Hallmark's headquarters. We also have one of the best performing arts center in the world, the Kauffman Center.
Yes, it's that great. And I work just one block from where this lovely photo was taken by Eric Rogers. If I think of more, I'll continue with reason #5.
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