Lee’s Summit

March 2017

Who’s on Third? – A Day in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

By |2019-12-12T07:02:21-06:00March 27th, 2017|Daytrips, Destinations, Kansas City Vicinity, Lee's Summit, Midwest, Missouri|

Recently we traveled across town to find the answer to the question of Who’s on Third? (Street) in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. One of the nice things about living in a large metropolitan city is visiting all of the diverse areas that can be found. Many towns and cities get swallowed up by annexation. While some struggle with an identity complex, others have embraced it. Many have learned to market their unique flavor. They use it to attract the tax dollars brought in by visitors from other parts of the metropolitan region. For us localized tourists, this is a win-win situation. We have plenty of great little neighborhoods to visit, which gives [...]

Cool Treats at Poppy’s Ice Cream

By |2019-12-12T07:08:20-06:00March 16th, 2017|Dessert, Kansas City, KC Dining, Lee's Summit, Midwest, Missouri|

Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House is located at 307 SE Douglas in downtown Lee’s Summit. It was a welcome sight during our recent visit. For us, one of life’s sweetest treats is ice cream. Give us a warm day, and a bowl of ice cream, and we are just about as happy as we can get. When we happen upon an ice cream shop we have never visited, we just have to stop in to see what they offer. The variety of colors swirled in the different containers are mesmerizing, and we find ourselves drawn to test a few. […]

Dining With Flair at Third Street Social

By |2019-11-21T07:26:14-06:00March 14th, 2017|American, KC Dining, Lee's Summit|

We were looking for a restaurant, that presented dining with flair, in downtown Lee’s Summit. We decided to visit Third Street Social, which is located at 123 SE 3rd Street. Third Street in downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri offers up an eclectic collection of dining opportunities. Burgers, tacos, wings, bar grub, pizza, and many other food groups are presented in around two dozen locations. All of these are in this downtown area, and all within a short walk from each other. It would be safe to say that just about every level of dining option is covered. Here you will find anything from fast food joints to fine [...]

Shifting Gears at Bar-istro

By |2018-11-22T06:02:14-06:00March 13th, 2017|Kansas City, KC Dining, Lee's Summit, Social Sips|

In 2008 a small micro winery opened in downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri. As time passed, the owner saw the need to expand their offerings, so they would attract a wider clientele. After an extensive renovation in 2015, they reopened under the name of Bar-istro. Located in the main downtown business district, at 127 SE 3rd Street, they have seen a resurgence in popularity. We visited them to see what all of the buzz was about. […]