Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2013

Yes, it was pretty darned cold out there at the St. Patrick’s Day parade this morning, and judging by the scant crowd, it looked like a lot of people stayed home where it was warm. Well, we were there and we have a slideshow so you can ...

Photo gallery: St. Patrick’s Day run

As runners started down the small hill on Pennsylvania heading toward the finish line Saturday, they were greeted by signs and cheering neighbors urging them on for the final few blocks. #gallery-1 { ...

Senior dance honors St. Pat’s parade co-founder Pat O’Neill

Forget mosh pits and slam dancing or risk an ambulance ride. But there’s nothing quite like swaying to a live swing band on a high school gym floor – just ask veteran swingers who still do it. The Redemptorist Center Senior Citizens Club ...

Irish musician Eddie Delahunt looks back over past Irish Fests

Roanoke resident and Midtown business owner Eddie Delahunt will perform at the Kansas City Irish Fest this weekend. He recently talked about the Fest and how he got to Kansas City at his coffee shop, Café &, at 4448 Bell St. Posted by Joe ...

As Irish Fest approaches, a look back at Midtown’s Irish heritage

One of the homes in Vinegar Gulch, an Irish enclave in what became Penn Valley Park. Posted by Joe Lambe The Irish played a large part in the history of Kansas City and Midtown, and it’s time for a nod to Celtic culture and a wee bit of remembrance. The ...

Midtown bookshelf: Redemptorist Church celebrates 100 years

The “kerry patch” near Redemptorist Church near the turn of the century. A new book celebrating the 100-year history of Redemptorist Church at 3333 Broadway notes the church was once the “center of the Catholic universe in Midtown.” ...