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F O R M I S S I O N H I L L S , S U N S E T H I L L A N D T H E C O U N T RY C L U B P L A Z A D I S T R I C T THE FALL 2016 NOW IN OUR EIGHTH YEAR POPULAR AND VERSATILE ... DENIM A CHANge for tH

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HILLS THE PuBlishErs Steve Rose David Small MMB Exclusive ExECutivE Editor Carol Rose advErtisiNg salEs Kathy Anthony Barbara Godfrey Judy Lanes Kathy Moore Gary Warmker graPhiC dEsigN Angie Davis Co

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n EDITORS NOTE Its fairly obvious that men are pretty popular. Being half of the human population gives them great standing if nothing else. We always love putting together our mens issue. Although w

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EVERlasTiNgly POPulaR aNd VERsaTilE... the DENIM BY Robin Gedman PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA BOND STYLING BY MELissA FAuLkNEr SHOT ON LOCATION AT ThE CArriAGE CLuB 14 THE HILLS

denim shirt by Jachs New york khaki pants by Borgo ognissant charcoal cashmere jacket by abito sartoriale. all from houndstooth FALL 2016 15

rust tee by Crossley charcoal plaid cashmere jacket by abito sartoriale denim jeans by tellason. all from houndstooth 16 THE HILLS

gray vest by Eleventry and white shirt by Peter Miller from halls gray Ermenegildo Zegna jeans and navy jacket by Eleventry from houndstooth. FALL 2016 17

Brown leather jacket, plaid shirt, charcoal cashmere sweater by Polo ralph lauren denim jeans by Frame. all from halls 18 THE HILLS

red plaid shirt, denim jeans, pocket square, brownrust plaid jacket by Polo ralph lauren. all from halls FALL 2016 19

Bluewhite wool checked jacket with elbow patches and open patch pockets by samuelsohn chambray shirt by Peter Miller denim jeans by the Protg brown belt by W. Kleinberg. all from halls 20 THE HILLS

D enim. It has been highly popular in the United States since the mid 19th century and shows no signs of slowing down. With the ability to adapt to each seasons new trends but also stay the durable c

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation 22 THE HILLS

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Quality Hill Playhouse 24 THE HILLS

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Cockrell Mercantile Company Kansas Citys Most Unique Shopping Experience Visit Our Five Unique Shops in a Quaint Country Setting f Wustho Cockrell Mercantile Company All Cla d We Carry Le Creuset

All Clad Sophie Conran by Portmeirion Le Creuset Wsthof Chicago Metallic Prydes Old Westport Emile Henry Prydes has everything you need to make your house a wonderful home Our helpful staff will

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n AROUND THE WORLD IN KC lETTER fROm Far, Far Away BY CHRiS beCiCKa PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA BOND 30 THE HILLS

My Dear Friend, A while ago, I went to the NelsonAtkins to visit the Rembrandt and Vermeer exhibition and I had a revelation I seem to always come here for special exhibits. I may go back to the Impre

n AROUND THE WORLD IN KC n THE TOP 10 I could see the many tribes with their distinctive features a South African man told me he, and many people there, can tell what part of the continent people co

Jewelty Arts story thats part of the magic, history and spirits in these somber halls of a collection presented to us first in 2008. By now I was hungry so I then stepped easily into Roselle Court.

n AROUND THE WORLD IN KC collection. I didnt even get to the 950 or so objects from the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions, but concentrated on China as much as I could given there are around 8,000

Explore an eclectic mix of sculptures from nationally recognized artists in the heart of St. Josephs Arts and Entertainment District. June 2016 May 2017 stjoearts.org St. Joe Arts FALL 2016 35

Kansas City Art Institute 36 THE HILLS

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Overland Chauffeured Services 38 THE HILLS

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre FALL 2016 39

Comfort Keepers 40 THE HILLS

Great Plains SPCA FALL 2016 41

n TA I L S O F D E V O T I O N 42 THE HILLS

PUPPY POOLOOZA SWIM FAN BY rOBiN GEDMAN PhotograPhy By ANGELA BOND CHili, W hether its Doggie Dip at Mission Hills or Kansas City Country Clubs, or Yappy Hour at Carriage Club, dogs in The Hills a

n TA I L S O F D E V O T I O N The dog days of Chili are fun ones. Several mornings a week start with him fetching the newspaper from the driveway and proudly delivering it to his family. Originally o

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FINE ART QUALITY HARDSCAPE Highest quality hardscape based on traditional European style of paving Scandanavian Coop Hardscape Construction Drainage Erosion Control Site Evaluation Landscape Desi

Seville Home FALL 2016 49

Awnings by Haas 50 THE HILLS

BASH Real Estate FALL 2016 51

Johnson County Siding Window 52 THE HILLS

Reece Nichols Gail Cluen FALL 2016 53

Signature Personal Insurance Tom French Construction 54 THE HILLS

Charlene Muller Linda McGuinn Charlene Muller Shawn Muller More than 60 years combined experience Licensed real estate agents in both Kansas and Missouri Property expertise in all price ranges A t

Backyard Specialists 56 THE HILLS

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n LIVING HISTORY 58 THE HILLS

YOUNG FAMILY THRIVES IN AN ExPANDED, REMODELED, NEW OLD HOUSE BY ChArLEs FErruzzA PhotograPhy By BiLL MAThEWs HOUSE STYLING BY zAkk hOYT FALL 2016 fOR THE BETTER a CHaNgE 59

n LIVING HISTORY a cheerful front door welcomes visitors. 60 THE HILLS

T here are people in this life who make things happen and others who have things happen to them. A Mission Hills resident, Anne Graves, is lucky enough to be both. She is, after all, the young woman

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tudor lite decor keeps the living room traditional, yet bright and airy. FALL 2016 63

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Blue and green ikat, stripes and floral fabrics pop against the family rooms neutral background. FALL 2016 65

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the kitchen is a sparkling, bright example of new and antique classic decor working together. FALL 2016 67

n LIVING HISTORY dining room crystal chandelier is one of several in the house, bringing sparkle to this traditional setting. 68 THE HILLS

Continued from Page 61 When we first started looking at homes, says Anne Graves, I was hugely pregnant and didnt think I wanted a house that required a good deal of work. But I could see, right away,

n LIVING HISTORY the master bedroom is done in crisp layers of bedding and white walls and woodwork. 70 THE HILLS

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n LIVING HISTORY the new master closet, with island, plentiful storage options and modern classic pendant lighting. the master bath features different shades and textures of white and pale gray in m

twins Emma and lily in their girly playroom, which is attached to their bedroom. lily and Emma share this pink and white bedroom. FALL 2016 73

n LIVING HISTORY Newly added outdoor room complete with big screen tv and fireplace. 74 THE HILLS

Dont let mosquitoes BUG you this season Let United Mosquito Fly Control design a custom solution for your yard. Instead of swatting mosquitoes, youll be enjoying your yard and grounds all summer long

McCroskey Interiors 76 THE HILLS

Made in KC FALL 2016 77

Rosehill Gardens 78 THE HILLS

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It is Fall in the Hills . . . SO LD 1025 West 55th Street A Beautiful Georgian Colonial 5049 Wornall Road A Lovely Condominium at the Walnuts 2340 Guilford Lane A Gorgeous English Tudor 1035 West

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Jet Couture FALL 2016 85

n THE HILLS GOES TO THE COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA 86 THE HILLS

dEsTiNaTiON COuNTRy CluB WHERE ART MERGES WITH THE ART OF SHOPPING BY LiNDA FriEDEL PlaZa FALL 2016 87

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i ts a wrap. You just finished a morning of shopping and browsing in your favorite boutiques. Youre invigorated, but its time for a break. You spot a cozy sidewalk caf. It looks so inviting. You step

n THE HILLS GOES TO THE COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA Italianborn Ursula Terrasi, owner of Terrasi Living Scandia Down, feels right at home on the Plaza where her shop is located. She appreciates the craftsma

The Plaza Art Fair that typically attracts a crowd of 250,000 is the districts premier event and is one of the topranked national art fairs in the country. This year marks the 85th annual Plaza Art

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Featuring works by local, regional, and national artists stand out from the crowd with unique, artisan pieces. A portion of our sales, during the Plaza Art Fair, will benefit Phoenix Gallery Piece S

Tallgrass Creek 94 THE HILLS

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INSIDE STORY OF NEW HOUSING THE APPEAL Close by BY KEVIN MURPHY 96 THE HILLS

L eaving Mission Hills or Sunset Hill for an entirely new home has usually meant having to relocate to the southern reaches of Johnson County. This many times translated to residents not leaving at a

INSIDE STORY expected to start at 700,000 to 850,000, French said. Five floor plans are being developed, with some modifications allowed, French said. The homes will be about 2,100 square feet on the

Park Meadows Senior Living FALL 2016 99

Aras Oriental Rug Gallery 100 THE HILLS

CD Carpet Cleaning FALL 2016 101

James T. Hise Mission Square 102 THE HILLS

KC Needlepoint FALL 2016 103

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FAST PASS NEW OPTION IN HEALTH CARE IS ONE ANSWER BY JOSEPH MCBRENNAN Medical T he happiest place on earth makes me miserable. I hate lines and crowds slightly less than government bureaucracies or

explain after he said the magic words, Ive never waited to see my doctor. I contacted his doctors office and a very pleasant woman answered and explained to me that, my system, the DPC format, is comp

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n GIVING BACK Hundreds of supporters of The American Cancer Society gathered recently for the annual fundraiser, The Midwestern Kansas Citys Cattle Barons Ball, which was held this summer at Municip

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September 24 The Starlight Theatre Gala to benefit Kansas Citys oldest and largest performing arts organization, a historic outdoor theater that seats 8,000 for live musicals and concert performances

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