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June 2024 review: New Westport bars + KC’s top industries

These stories and posts were KCtoday readers’ faves.


We know where you’ll be landing every Friday night for the next year.

Photo courtesy of Westport Bars KC Group

Tip Top

June was full of new developments and great news for the KC metro. Here were your fave reads.

Top articles

Seven Bars + One Food Truck Taking Over Westport
A coalition of local biz owners announced they’ll be taking over Westport ASAP. These seven concept bars + permanent food truck were the talk of the town.

KC’s Top Industries and Employers
This guide detailed our city’s business sense and boy, did y’all get busy. Your many clicks made this our second most read article of the month.

Top Instagram posts

The Buck O’Neil Bridge Goes Boom
We all watched the explosive goodbye as the final piece of the iconic bridge faced demolition.

Scenes from KC Pride
Have FOMO no mo’. Our followers enjoyed watching these snippets from KC’s Pridefest, living vicariously through our lens.

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