Kansas City Gay Guide and Photo Gallery

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    Shuttlecock sculpture, by Claes Oldenburg, at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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    Kansas City Gay Gallery

    Nelson-Atkins Museum shuttlecock

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    Sidekicks Saloon, a gay country-western dance bar in Midtown

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    Raphael Hotel Kansas City, overlooking historic Country Club Plaza

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     Raphael Hotel Kansas City

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    Downtown Kansas City skyline at night

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    Downtown KC skyline

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    Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the city's stunning new cultural jewel

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     Kauffman Center

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    Fox Bar, Overland Park, Kansas (a nearby KC suburb) - closed

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    Gates B-B-Q on Main Street, Union Hill

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    The Drop, in Union Hill, known for cocktails and great food

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    Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, just east of Country Club Plaza

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    Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

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    Holiday Inn Express Kansas City Westport-Country Club Plaza

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     Holiday Inn Express Kansas City Westport-Country Club Plaza

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    Lidia's Italy, in the Crossroads Arts District - superb Italian dining

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    Buddies, a friendly gay bar on Main Street, next to Sidekicks Saloon

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    Union Station, a complex of shops, restaurants, theaters, and cultural venues

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    Union Station Kansas City

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    InterContinental Hotel Kansas City, steps from Country Club Plaza

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     InterContinental Hotel Kansas City

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    Missie B's gay nightclub

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    Holiday Inn Aladdin Hotel, downtown

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     Holiday Inn Aladdin Kansas City

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    Bistro 303, in Westport, a popular GLBT spot for happy hour and dinner

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    Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, one of the country's finest art museums

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     Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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    Hotel Phillips, downtown

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    Hotel Phillips, downtown

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    Out A Bounds gay sports bar, on Broadway (closed)

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    Holiday Inn Aladdin Hotel, downtown (room view)

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    Holiday Inn Aladdin Hotel, downtown (room view)

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    Gordon Biersch brewpub, in the Power and Light District

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    Side Street Bar, a gay neighborhood spot in Union Hill

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    Raphael Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri

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    Hotel Raphael Kansas City Exterior View

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    Hereford House steak restaurant, with four branches throughout Kansas City area

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    Unicorn Theatre, an edgy and exceptional performance space in Midtown

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    Unicorn Theatre Kansas City

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    Osteria Il Centro restaurant, near Country Club Plaza

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    Osteria Il Centro

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    Union Station's handsomely restored lobby

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    Union Station's handsomely restored lobby

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    Danny's on Broadway, a gay dance club (closed)

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    Cafe Sebastienne, the stellar restaurant at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

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    Bloch Building, contemporary expansion of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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    Bloch Building

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    Fairfield Inn Kansas City Downtown - Union Hill

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    Fairfield Inn Kansas City Downtown

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    Daddy's Backdoor Bar (closed January 2011)

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