KC INFO for TBs coming to the KC Meetup

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For many of my TB friends who are coming to Kansas City this summer, this will be their first visit.  There have been several inquiries into KC, such as "Well, what is there to do there?" or "Isn't KC like a cow town?" or "What is KC known for?".   And so I hope that this blog might answer some of those questions and shed a little light on this fabulous midwest city.  I will be adding more in future days...stay tuned!

Greater Kansas City usually catches people by surprise with its rolling and wooded landscape, fashionable suburbs, rapid growth, educated workers, vibrant retail climate, and pro-business environment.  But know it or not, this scenic town is listed among the leading 10 percent of metropolitan markets in hi-tech GDP growth, earned a five-star rating as one of the nation’s most logistically friendly cities, ranks second among ideal business relocation cities, and is the third most popular city among Europeans seeking U.

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Our former “cow town” has emerged as today’s “now town” with nearly 2.2 million people living in eight counties split by the Missouri-Kansas Border. While agriculture remains a core industry, we’ve developed a highly diversified business base from engineering to health science, and from telecommunications to transportation.  Often referred to as "The City of Fountains", Kansas City actually has more fountains than Rome (this is somewhat debatable). The exact number of fountains is not known as new public and private fountains are added regularly. But, the City of Fountains Foundation currently lists more than 200 fountains that flow in Kansas City.

To be continued....

pearcetoyou says:
Well, there are certainly cities in front of KC...but it definitely has its own style. I think it will be a great venue for a TB meetup!
Posted on: May 25, 2008
danny291 says:
i read an article in a travel magazine about Kansas City and it sounds like a fabulous place to visit!
Posted on: May 25, 2008
jenn79 says:
Ah I will attempt to count today since I'm here anyway!!! =) (fountains)
Posted on: Apr 17, 2008
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