It took one minute and 37 seconds for professional competitive eater Molly Schuyler to eat the 5-pound 747 Burrito at Habanero's in Lee's Summit. Those who win the challenge get the $21.95 burrito for free, plus a T-shirt and their photo in the "mission accomplished hall of fame."
"12 Strong" tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. Under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. In the film, Chris Hemsworth stars as a character based on Kansan Mark Nutsch, a veteran Green Beret officer who led the first special forces team into Afghanistan immediately following the attacks of 9/11.
In the acclaimed new film “Call Me by Your Name,” a 17-year-old student falls in love with his father’s male research assistant at a lush Italian villa during the summer of 1983. The movie's producer is Shawnee Mission South grad Peter Spears.
Kansas City Missouri Health Department shared their top critical violations found during routine inspections in 2016 at restaurants and grocery stores in Kansas City. Critical violations can contribute to foodborne illness.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture shared their top critical violations found during routine inspections at restaurants and grocery stores in Kansas. Critical violations can contribute to foodborne illness.
In 2016, the Obama White House hosted the original cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" in the East Room. Students were invited to watch the cast perform musical selections "Alexander Hamilton" and "The Schuyler Sisters."
Star Sessions featured the Rural Grit All-Stars on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, hosted by Timothy Finn live at the Blue Room in the Historic 18th & Vine District. The performers were Betse Ellis on fiddle, Clarke Wyatt on guitar and banjo, Chris DeVictor on bass, and Mark Smeltzer on assorted instruments. This song is titled "Mushering Around."