Easton Koch-Brand Designer

Easton Koch believes in individuality, embraces distinctive style and promotes personal truth. Strongly influenced by artists such as A$AP Rocky, Jimi Hendrix and Anthony Kiedis, Koch pulls fashion inspiration from their ability to represent themselves with 100 percent honesty. Simply because they are not wearing clothes for the masses, but rather dress based on whatever style they have developed, this…

Purple Label BARBERSHOP

There is a reason DeJuan Bonds is coined Picasso. Picasso is known for creating masterpieces, works of timeless art that have influenced followers and whose creations have been mimicked many times over. This is much like the artistry Bonds creates in every haircut he precisely crafts, each a personal statement and a reflection of the collaborative effort between client and…

Johnson County Entrepreneur Arlene Ladegaard

When you first meet Arlene Ladegaard, principal designer and owner of Design Connection Inc., if you sense an upbeat, energetic, spirited, generous, fun-loving and engaging personality, then please don’t waver from that initial conclusion. Blessed with a keen eye for design and an innate ability to understand her clients, Ladegaard presents as a winning combination of experience and passion for…

Introducing Amina Marie Millinery

Amina Hood, a local designer and owner of Amina Marie Millinery, creates couture and one-of-kind headwear for clients and events around the world. Her designs have been featured in magazines, museum exhibits and on the runways.

Make a Change.
You Are Worth It

What are some initial changes that can be made for someone wanting to get in shape and make healthy lifestyle choices? The first step is making sure you are ready to make the changes needed to get in great shape. Wanting change means being willing to make change. For instance, if you set goals of getting in the best shape…

Scott’s Diamonds is a Johnson County Gem

The goldsmith’s art and craft date back to the Middle Ages, when the prosperous looked for ways to refine their gold and create beautiful jewelry. Scott’s Diamond Designs in Overland Park is owned by Scott Wagner, a goldsmith. Since 1982, Scott and his wife Monica have owned the jewelry store where they provide jewelry and gem solutions for Johnson County…

Experiencing Craft Beer in KC

Go out and try something new

Pendergast’s Spirits Live on at Tom’s Town

Good friends don’t always make great business partners. But Steve Revare and David Epstein have broken that code. The owners of Tom’s Town, a craft distillery in the Crossroads District, grew up in Prairie Village, met in kindergarten and remained friends through high school at Shawnee Mission East and beyond. Early in their careers, they built a successful media company…

The Generous Hearts of The Rob Ellerman Team Make Anyone Feel Right at Home

The late Anne Frank once noted, “No one has ever become poor by giving.” The Rob Ellerman Team with Reece Nichols has embraced that statement tenfold and through its accomplishments in giving, great success has been realized. However, success for this team does not just equate to its bottom line or the countless awards that adorn walls. This team’s success…

Skincare That Turns Back Time

Soft music plays in the small facial room as the soothing scent of essential oils fills the air. The client is cozy and warm under a soft blanket on a heated table. An hour later, the customer emerges relaxed with glowing, healthy skin. Reverse Medical Spa, in Lenexa, offers a variety of facials and other traditional services like waxing and…

Father-Son Team Paves the Way to Retirement Dreams

Want to make someone uncomfortable? Ask them if they’re ready for retirement. Because the truth is, a great percentage of those who cross the threshold into the offices of Cy Financial aren’t prepared. Thankfully, there’s much this father-son duo can do to change all that. This one-of-a-kind team has helped countless plan for their later years, and more importantly, enjoy…

Family, Fatherhood, and Funnelcakes:

I met Michael Bradbury, owner of Kansas City’s The Funnelcake Truck, when I went outside to check my mail and saw him alternately working on his truck and playing with his kids. Bradbury still juggles both of those hats—entrepreneur and devoted dad—though we’re no longer neighbors. He started the food truck about five years ago, long before Kansas City was…

A Comprehensive Approach to Retirement and Financial Planning

Alan Becker doesn’t like being told what he cannot do. At the beginning of his financial services career, when he worked solely in insurance, he wrote policies that were best for his clients. Then he was told he couldn’t offer certain products even though those products might be the best fit for his clients’ circumstances.

Legacy Flooring

Mike Eddings and his staff could show you thousands of tile choices if you’re so inclined. But they’d rather not do that. They’d rather listen first, so they can understand what you need and what you want your space to look like. Then they’ll show you products and photos of previous projects, and walk you through the steps necessary to…

Reflections Body Solutions

When you are a client at Reflections Body Solutions in Overland Park, you can remain confident that the services and treatments you receive are the safest and most effective on the market. Further, they are performed by a Board Certified Physician, Licensed Medical Aestheticians and Certified Laser Technicians, all who are fully trained and who undergo continuous training within their…

Topgolf Tees off in Kansas City

It is Topgolf. “Topgolf is golf like you’ve never seen before,” says David Kim, director of operations at the Overland Park facility. “We are combining golf, bowling and darts with technology for an awesome, new golfing experience.