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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 SUMMER 2016 NOW IN OUR EIGHTH YEAR FUN, CHILDDRIVEN FASHION

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50 14 10 EDITORS NOTE contents 14 30 38 50 78 88 96 The Children of Summer SUMMER FASHION FOR BUSY HILLS KIDS TOP 10 Summer Camps of the Hills TAILS OF DEVOTION McLiney Menagerie in the Heart of t

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HiLLS THE PUBLISHERS Steve rose david Small EXECUTIVE EDITOR Carol rose ADVERTISING SALES Kathy anthony Barbara Godfrey Judy Lanes Sally Milgram Gary warmker GRAPHIC DESIGN angie davis CONTRIBUTING WR

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n EdiTOrS nOTE Were noticing more and more kids of all ages in the Hills these days. Could be part of the ever evolving neighborhood demographics. There are lots of young and not quite young families

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Over 40 years in Kansas City. Delightful childrens clothing, shoes and gifts The Little House Photo by Nicki Gri th Photography In the Fairway Shops Phone 913.236.9861 2808 W. 53rd St., Email info

JUMPING, RUNNING, TWISTING INTO SUMMER fashion for busy Hills kids By ROBIN GEDMAN PHOTOGraPHy By JENNY WHEAT, www.wheatphoto.com STyLinG By MELISSA FAULKNER Hair and MaKEuP By HEIDI BOWLES LOCaTi

G rab the bug spray and slather on the sunscreen, summer is upon us and kids all over are jumping head first into the funfilled activities three months of freedom has to offer them. This time of the

All clothing and accessories from Little House unless noted. 16 THE HILLS

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Gray tee by Made in Kansas City. Gray KC tee by Westside Story. SUMMER 2016 21

Continued from Page 15 serious perk of June, July and August but parents are constantly torn between wanting their kids to play outside all day and hoping to limit their exposure to the suns harmful r

thick, strong soles. They are waterproof which is perfect for the pool and they have no laces to tie. Thats a winwin Lastly, dont forget our homegrown clothes. For those kids whose summer plans will s

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Summer Camps By ANN SPIVAK SUMMER 2016 31

i n THE TOP 10 ts tempting to let summer unwind in a carefree way, taking each perfect day as it comes with no set schedule or plan to follow. But if you have children at home, that idea usually back

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McLiney Menagerie in the heart of the City By ROBIN GEDMAN PhotograPhy By JENNIFER STARR W ith a cluck, cluck here and a meow and woof there, Liesl McLiney has a farm. OK maybe its not technically

n Ta i L S O f d E V O T i O n Spending time with Liesl was such a learning experience for me. Who knew that placing a soft marble egg under a hen encourages her to lay more eggs or that egg colors va

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SUNSET HILL frEnCH SECOnd EMPirE JEwEL unaBaSHEdLy STunninG By CHARLES FERRUZZA PhotograPhy By BILL MATHEWS SUMMER 2016 PRIVATE, GATED RESIDENCE IN 51

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T here is a private neighborhood tucked behind imposing metal gates and a stone fence in historic Sunset Hills. So private, in fact, that if you didnt know it was there, its unlikely you would ever

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A carved wood winding staircase leads from the two story grand salon to the second floor spaces, including a luxurious sitting room. SUMMER 2016 55

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The dining room mixes patterned wallpaper, striped drapery, and both old and new furnishings, creating an updated vibe. SUMMER 2016 57

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The new kitchen features marble countertops and back wall, a limestone range hood, a pro range, and modern stools paired with antique style accents. SUMMER 2016 59

n LiVinG HiSTOry The focal point of the Grand Salon is this enormous, intricately carved, antique limestone fireplace mantel. 60 THE HILLS

A spectacular chandelier hangs from the ceiling skylight in the Grand Salon, which was modeled after Rozelle Court at the NelsonAtkins. A powder room mixes current wallpaper, lamps and basin with an

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The master bedroom ... a study in calm escape. SUMMER 2016 63

n LiVinG HiSTOry Bluegray walls pair with the original wood mantel and bookshelves, modern furniture and chandelier. 64 THE HILLS

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The back patio pool area is dressed up with landscape, antique iron arches and a stucco fireplace featuring carved detail. SUMMER 2016 67

n LiVinG HiSTOry Continued from Page 53 The home had grandness and comfort at the same time, which is very rare. The house kept surprising me, the more I looked at it. It was enticing me, almost, with

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Summertime in the Hills SO LD SO LD SO LD 6536 Sagamore Road A Beautiful New England Colonial 2110 Stratford Road A Beautiful English Tudor 5819 High Drive A Stunning Georgian Colonial 3216 West 69

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n THE HiLLS GOES TO PrairiE ViLLaGE and COrinTH The Chocolate Frog Cafe keeps The Village Shops hopping with its whimsical atmosphere and American comfort classics served with modern flair, includin

says. We have a big renovation underway at Corinth. The building with Hatties Fine Coffee will get a new faade, and Hatties is adding a patio. Courtyard on Mission opened in May, in Corinth Squares Mi

Minskys Pizza continues its Kansas Cityarea tradition in The Village Shops. Prairie Village Merchants 80 THE HILLS

n THE HiLLS GOES TO PrairiE ViLLaGE and COrinTH door and show them what we offer, Nemitz says. Our main focus is connection to the students, and the community. We are unique because our students are

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WILD ANIMALS in the Hills By KEVIN MURPHY E verybody knows that Mission Hills and Sunset Hill are attractive places to live. Wild animals seem to think so, too. The two neighborhoods, especially Mis

n inSidE STOry Weve never had a problem with those animals attacking anything, Blanchard said. But you dont want to trap them in a corner and have to mess with them. A bigger threat to cats and dogs

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JOn MCGraw BrinGS BuSinESS, THE arTS and COMMuniTy TOGETHEr By CISLEY THUMMEL PhotograPhy By ANGELA BOND PATRON o hear Jon McGraw tell it, karma has been good to him. Ive always believed that in lif

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Merrill Lynch James Hise rst anniversary C elebrating our fi with some of our favorite Kansas City canvases Stop by the shop to see all our canvases, take a class or take a break from the heat and sp

AROUND THE WORLD in Kansas City By CHRIS BECICKA PHOTOGRAPHY By ANGELA BOND 102 THE HILLS

I ts not here yet, but imagine that day this summer when youre just a little bored. The kids are, if you tell the truth, annoying. Youre tired of the routine summer day. Youre feeling a bit antsy. We

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n GiVinG BaCK The White Coat Gala The White Coat Gala was held recently at the downtown Marriott Hotel to celebrate Truman Medical Centers 40th anniversary and to benefit the hospitals Charitable Fou

Wild About Harry Wild About Harry to benefit the Truman Library Institute was held recently at the downtown Marriott Hotel. The evening concluded with the presentation of the Harry S. Truman Legacy of

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