Now that’s Living!

 Article Allison Swan | Photography Provided  North Park Village in Lee’s Summit offers the best of suburban living in an urban enclave.  Located north of Highway 50 off Todd George Parkway with easy access to retail, dining and fun, this new home development has it all. With homes and floor plans in a variety of sizes, styles and design options…

The City of Lee’s Summit:  A Mecca of Lake Home Communities!

Nowhere in Missouri or Kansas can you find so many lake communities in one city! Lee’s Summit is well-known for the selection of lake communities available to homeowners. Consider all the options: Lake Winnebago, Raintree Lake, Lakewood, Lake Lotawana and Woodland Shores on Prairie Lake to name a few. Each lake community provides a select set of amenities which include…


The old fire station next to Paradise Park has been undergoing some radical transformation that will soon offer an adventurous type of “mission-based” laser tag designed to appeal to older kids (8 and up...and young-at-heart adults, of course).

Urgent Care vs. ER

Picture this: You’ve fallen and sprained your ankle. You're in a lot of pain and need medical attention quickly, so you go to the nearest emergency room (ER). You see the doctor, get an x-ray, your ankle is wrapped up, and you are sent home. A few weeks later, a bill arrives for upwards of $1,000.

Local Clinic Invests in Care and Community

The patients who come to see Zak Hill are in pain. They may be recovering from serious injury, illness or surgery. But they know Hill and his team will establish an individualized treatment program to help them feel better and gain back their mobility.

Something Uniquely Different

The options for a unique eating experience in Lee’s Summit have expanded with the recent opening of Bonchon. Located in Summit Woods Crossing next to Payless Shoes, the Asian-category restaurant offers the best of both worlds: satisfying a craving for something totally different, or something traditional.


Coffee has, for centuries, been bringing minds together and lifting the spirits of those who embrace it. The resurgence of true coffee aficionados is understandable, with the higher level shops that have opened across our metro in recent years. These baristas are bringing a new appreciation and understanding of that proverbial cup of coffee.

Thank You, 
Jack Stack!

One of the premier, iconic Kansas City barbecue establishments is now open in Lee’s Summit. Thank the barbecue heavens. Not to minimize the many wonderful local options we already have… but honestly, nobody does it like Jack Stack.

New Businesses Promote Health, Community and Greener Living

In the world of super-sized retail chains and massive online markets, it can be difficult for new businesses to get on their feet. Like thousands of others, I've made the dash to the various new retail mega-complexes where consumers can ironically find computer terminals welcoming them to "The Family." However, these places tend to rely on pre-recordings and hold times…