The Most Boring Time of the Year

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You’ve heard of the dog days of summer…to me, this time of year is the worst!  No holidays, lots of long gray days and recently, almost constant ice, slush and snow.  (Although, I do enjoy a soft, several inches snowfall which we may get on Friday!)

When it’s chilly and dark, It’s easy to spend all your freetime inside, under the blanket on the sofa watching Netflix and ordering in.  But if you are itching to get out and try something new…I’ve listed a few suggestions in this blog.  Invite some friends to meet up and try something different!  Explore someplace in Brookside and Waldo you’ve never been before and treat yo’ self to kick off the winter blahs!

Bier Station   120 E Gregory

Music trivia on Monday nights, live tunes on Wednesdays.  Beer and food served.

Centered Spirit, 8131 Wornall / Hollyday Spa, 1 E Gregory

Lose yourself in a massage or a relaxing cup of tea at Centered Spirit; Hollyday offers massages and facials.

KC Bier Company, 310 W 79th St

Tours of their brewery available every Saturday at 1; competitive trivia on Sunday afternoons and jam sessions/live music on other nights.

Piano Room, 8140 Wornall

Cozy music lounge with a full bar; open mike night every Wednesday.

Red Racks Thrift Shop, 8026 Wornall

Veteran owned thrift store–find some cheap, unexpected treasures here!  Special discounts for President’s Day this weekend!

KC Clay Guild, 200 W 74th St

Family Fun Night open to anyone who wants to play with clay; purchase supplies on site. Friday and Saturday nights from 6-10.

Brookside Wine and Spirits, 600 E 63rd St

Free wine tasting every Wednesday.

Walsh’s Corner Cocktails, 304 W 85th St  (no web site–it’s old school in here!)

Come for the chill atmosphere, friendly service and cheap quality eats: taco specials Monday and Thursdays; burger special on Wednesday.  Shuffleboard and dart games available.

Flying Horse Taproom, 600 E 63rd St

This recently opened small bar/restaurant has a large beer selection, delicious flatbreads and salads plus interesting artwork on the walls.

Waldo Pizza Tap Room  7433 Broadway

Tuesday night is Trivia night at Waldo’s favorite pizza joint. 

Please add your own personal suggestions in the comments section for our readers! And remember…every day moves us closer to Spring and more daylight!

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