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Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture in Kansas City, Kansas
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Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture in Kansas City, Kansas

Here's a large old-fashioned iron sculpture found in Kansas City, Kansas! It sits in a little park that divides the roads. It's a PRESSING matter that you see this roadside attraction! So iron out the details and hit the road! Site: Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture Location: Central Ave and Wilson Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas Cost: Free to see. Hours: Always visible Date: June 6, ...
Winstead’s in Overland Park, Kansas
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Winstead’s in Overland Park, Kansas

I had read about Winstead's in Hamburger America where George Motz declared that the Kansas City institution served one of the best burgers in America. I had wanted to try it but had resigned to the fact that I wouldn't have time while in the area...and then, low and behold, as we pulled off the road to our hotel there was a Winstead's right out front. The first Winstead's opened in 1940 and now ...
Missouri Road Trip – Day 2 – Missouri Hot Dog Eating Qualifying Contest
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Missouri Road Trip – Day 2 – Missouri Hot Dog Eating Qualifying Contest

Saturday I woke up at around 8am and enjoyed the hotels continental breakfast. Actually I just ate cereal and then kicked myself when I saw that around the corner they had biscuits and gravy that I missed! My friend and travel companion Brian skipped the breakfast, he didn't want to eat anything before his big competitive eating debut! We had some time so we headed off to Lee's Summit to see a restaurant ...

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