LS Symphony hosting uniuqe event Feb. 23 at The Stanley

Friends of the symphony will host a Garden Gathering event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at The Stanley in downtown Lee’s Summit. During the event, guests will enjoy a delicious brunch provided by Lori Walker Catering, but this Garden Gathering is much more than a meal.

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'Southern Living' magazine featuring LS resident Megan Day & Burnt Finger BBQ

Burnt Finger BBQ, a local business bringing the great taste and heritage of Kansas City BBQ to the world, will be featured in the February issue of Southern Living magazine, on newsstands this week. The magazine’s story, ‘Women on Fire’, takes a look at 9 women who are making their mark on the BBQ industry — from opening restaurants and launching businesses, to bringing home big-time competition wins.

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New Trails coming to Legacy Park

The City of Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with local non-profit Urban Trail Co., is bringing new trails to Legacy Park. These natural-surface, single-track trails for mountain biking, hiking, and trail running will be located along the northern and eastern portion of Legacy Park.

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Character Breakfast will recognize 'everyday heroes'

Everyday heroes from throughout the community will be honored at the annual Mayor’s Character Breakfast, scheduled from 7 to 9 a.m. Jan. 24 at the Pavilion at John Knox Village, 520 NW Murray Road. The popular annual event, hosted by Lee’s Summit CARES, typically includes a sellout crowd of close to 700 attendees.

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Bars band together to form Strother District

When I used to leave Independence for a night out many, many years ago, heading to downtown Lee’s Summit became a regular destination. And we had one particular place in mind to hit — Strother’s.

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