6601 East Frontage Rd.
Merriam, KS 66202
Phone: (913) 262-4448
Fax: (913) 262-7204
Established in 1998, The Culinary Center of Kansas City is among the premier culinary schools in town. Set in a vintage buggy barn, it features two lovely teaching kitchens, a culinary retail shop and an event venue. From cooking classes to planned catered events and more that will enhance your knowledge, this facility should be on the list of every wannabe cook and food enthusiast.
Earlier known as the J.C Harmon Stadium, it was renamed Art Lawrence Stadium in the honor of the former coach of Rosedale High School. Home to the JC Harmon Hawks, the stadium hosts many local and national sports events. Equipped with all the necessary facilities, the stadium is used by the school as well as the local community.
Emergency room, helicopter transport, Level I Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery, Mid America Heart Institute. Specializing in high-risk maternity care, cancer treatment and ambulatory surgery. University of Missouri-Kansas City teaching hospital.
A safe and reliable way to move around the city is to hire a taxicab from the popular company like Checker Cab. The fleet of 125 cabs serves commuters 24/7, year round. Their services extend to airport transfers and corporate bookings as well. The company is licensed and all vehicles are insured.
Opened in 1969, the Johnson County Community College or the JCCC is a reputed educational institute. It offers diverse educational programs including distance studies, undergraduate classes and so forth. JCCC also allows the students to dabble in various creative and artistic fields. Home to the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Johnson County Community College provides the right environment and facilities for the overall development of its students. For more details, check website.
Emergency services, helicopter transport, trauma center, maternity care, mental health clinic, rehabilitation center, home health and outpatient services. Non-profit, 37-acre facility serving Kansas City. Part of the Health Midwest System.
Built in 1925, the Madrid Theater followed the spree of venues in Kansas around that period which catered to entertaining the local masses. The 800 seat venue has elegance and grandeur etched all over it, as signified by the predominantly yellow lighting with a tinge of pink. The theater's main allegiances lie towards showcasing symphonies and orchestras. Countless regional Italian favorites have crossed seas and graced the stage of the Madrid Theatre. The stage has also been set alight through various dances, plays and music concerts. When the venue is not in use for performances, it is available for large scale business conferences and seminars.
One of the things that Kansas City has done with great aplomb is to honor and help the war veterans and their families. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is a nationwide organization which provides aid to the families of those who have lost relatives and close ones in battle. Through various events held across America, funds are generated and distributed amongst the needy families as a mark of respect. The VFW also has a variety of publications which gain subscriptions from various quarters. It has gained approval from various politicians, including George W. Bush.
Spread across 56,500 square feet (5249 square meters) space, The Okun Fieldhouse houses various indoor game facilities. This space features multiple basketball and volleyball courts. Established since 1999, each court is equipped with all the facilities needed for professional game tournaments and is available for rental use.
The Paseo Academy of Performing and Arts School takes in budding artists who wish to focus their attention primarily on music and performance arts. Hence, its intakes include students only from grades 9 to 12 having a strong arts base wishing to take things to another level. Needless to say, the exposure gained and the skills learnt at the school are second to none. Students often pass out having successful careers in music and theater. The performance hall at the school hosts regular events attracting massive student's participation. When not in use by the faculty, the hall is available for public events.
Emergency room, trauma center, helicopter transport, medical and dental services, child development center, long-and short-term care. Member of Carondelet Health System, a nationwide network of hospitals. Its sister hospital is St. Mary's Hospital of Blue Springs, 201 West R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs MO 64014, +1 816 228 5900. See website for additional locations.
This interactive museum is great for children and adults. Geared toward the agriculture and livestock industries, this museum provides exhibits and displays that keep guests entertained for an hour or more. The museum, which opened in 1992, centers around the American Royal, a Kansas City fall tradition that celebrates agribusiness and the cowboy experience. It also features a general store, Big Barnyard and a history section on the Royal and stockyards.