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Lee’s Summit, Missouri is the sixth largest city in the Kansas City Metro area with a population of 91,364. It was ranked 27th in the 2010 Money magazine 100 Best Cities to Live in the United States. Three public school districts serve the children of the city, Lee’s Summit School District, Blue Springs School District and Raymore Peculiar School District. The Lee’s Summit school district receive the state’s highest recognition for academic achievement, Missouri’s Distinction in Performance Award. During fall 2011, the the Lee’s Summit School District was recognized for being among a handful of districts in the state to earn a perfect score on criteria for the Distinction In Performance Award each year for the last 11 years. The Lee’s Summit School District was among 16 percent of the nation's school districts receiving the SchoolMatch "What Parents Want" national award in spring 2012. Longview Community College, Summit Technology Center, a branch of the University of Central Missouri and a branch of Baker University all provide opportunities for higher education in Lee’s Summit.

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Lee's Summit Area Insight

  • Lacey Wiley
    RE/MAX Heritage
    It's time for the Longview Mansion Sip and Shop; so grab your girlfriends and plan it out!! Over 50 vendors all under one roof convenient for Christmas shopping for all of those on your list or for yourself!! There will be a cash bar and concessions. So get ready to enjoy your girls night out on Thursday, December 5 from 5:30-9:00 p.m. all with free admission and a gorgeous holiday setting at the mansion totally decked out for the holidays!!
  • Lacey Wiley
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Oh yes!!  Take a break from shopping to grab a pic with your furry friends and the big guy at 314 Ward Parkway near Season's 52 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Cost is a $10 donation for a printed or digital or $15 for both and all proceeds go to HSGKC.
  • Lacey Wiley
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    Bring your phone and selfie stick to grab your very own selfie with Santa.  In Downtown Lee's Summit at the History Museum at 220 SW Main St., Lee's Summit. December 7th from 2:00-4:00 p.m., December 14th from 3:00-5:00 p.m., and December 21st from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Lacey Wiley
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    Stop by and shop for an amazing cause!! A large number of vendors will gather for this event so stop by to start your Christmas shopping, if you haven't already! All proceeds will go to Restoration House of Greater Kansas City, who supports survivors of human trafficking.
  • Lacey Wiley
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Get ready, for the annual Festival of Lights at KC's Botanical Garden! It's located at 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO 64061. The staff carefully prepares the lighting every year in an artfully illuminating mile-long walk. Many nights you can stop by to visit Santa and many carolers. And don't forget to grab your hot chocolate before the walk, yup you can enjoy the spiked version if you like!! Festival of Lights runs from November 29-January 5 from 4:00-10:00 p.m., Thursday thru Sunday.
  • Lacey Wiley
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    Summit Ice is an 8,000 square foot ice skating rink conveniently located at the intersection of Chipman and Douglas. An amazing outdoor patio seating area with open fire pit areas, concessions and restrooms!! Children under three years old are free, Lee's Summit residents $7, non-residents are $9 and then your skate rental is $3!! Love the inclusion of fire pits to stay warm off the ice!!
  • Matt Brown
    RE/MAX Advantage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    Friday, November 22, starting at 6:00 p.m., at Howard Station Park in Downtown Lee's Summit, the Mayor will be turning on all of the Holiday lights. Santa will make an appearance with free cookies and a choir performance will help get everyone in the Holiday spirit. Restaurants and shops will stay open later with the event coming to a conclusion at 8:30 p.m..
  • Jim Dilley
    RE/MAX Heritage
    As I talk with my friends and neighbors, no one has mentioned that their new property taxes were being reduced. In fact all I hear from the media, until now, has only showed the residents who's tax rates have been drastically increased. Read the attached if you would like a new perspective on tax rates for 2019. Hint, not everyone has been adversely impacted by the new Jackson County tax rates.
  • Genia Birchfield
    RE/MAX Elite, REALTORS
    This is no surprise to me as I call Lee's Summit my home. This beautiful city has so much to offer from the people, great eateries and entertainment. See why Downtown Lee's Summit is being recognized as one of the American Planning Association's 2019 Great Neighborhoods!

    Click the link below to see the full details.
  • Genia Birchfield
    RE/MAX Elite, REALTORS
    A foodie by heart and photographer by design. Yes, those are two of my hobbies and I love it when I can showcase both of the them in one post. For many years I have had the opportunity to dine with friends and family at an amazing local family restaurant called Summit Hickory Pit BBQ.

    This is a true nod to Kansas City BBQ located right in the great community of Lee's Summit. From the moment you Google them online, you can see by the pictures that this place has amazing BBQ. The style of the restaurant matches the website, presenting a true rustic, modern farmhouse feel. Midwest hospitality greets you the moment you walk in the door.

    The staff is very knowledgeable and has no problem helping you select a favorite item. On this particular visit, I was happy to start with a spinach salad with cranberries, candied pecans, and feta cheese tossed in a honey balsamic dressing. Then on to the main course with a Smoked Reuben. Honestly this is the best Reuben I have ever eaten! Of course, I had dessert and was not disappointed. The homemade bread pudding is made daily and topped with a creamy almond butter sauce.

    Being a Kansas City girl I have eaten a lot of BBQ and this is by far the best Kansas City has to offer. When you can give a place a true five star rating you know that you have hit the goldmine in a eatery. Hurry, friends...don't walk, run! This is a must to add to your list.
  • Jim Dilley
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Summit Homes broke ground on September, 12, 2019 for its newest community in Lee's Summit, Woodside Ridge. This 112-acre community near Pryor & O'Brien Road will bring approximately 200 new homes to Lee's Summit.

    Home buyers can expect prices to range from $350,000 to more than $1million. Home sites are open to outside builders and care-free villas will also be part of this 112-acre community. Woodside Ridge will feature a competition-size pool, expansive club house, playground, sports court, hammock garden and walking trails. Summit Homes is dedicating 44 acres to green space and a two acre pond will be incorporated into the development plan.

    Location, location, location, along with award-winning schools, make this an area you'll want to consider to build your new home.
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    Oktoberfest Beer Club will be held on September 3, 2019 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. If you love sampling fest style beers and enjoy hanging out with others who have the same interest, you might want to check out the Oktoberfest Beer Club at the Lees Summit Hyvee on Rice Road. This is a great way to learn about the history of the brews that you will be sampling. Pretzels and bratwurst will also be provided. You must be 21 years old to attend this event. This event is $10 per person.
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Just Between Friends is a great Back To School event that will be held at The Pavilion at John Knox Village in Lees Summit August 22nd-August 25th. Entry to this event does require the purchase of a ticket for adults during certain times. During this big savings event you will be able to attend the biggest shopping sale event in town. With over 100,000 items to choose from, you will be able to purchase items for 50-90% of retail prices. You can purchase shopping bags at the event or bring your own reusable bag. This is a great way to one stop shop for some wonderful items for the upcoming school year. Also, as the weekend goes, items will start to be discounted. Don't miss this wonderful savings event!!
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    I know that summer is not over yet, but here is your chance to get a head start on the next season. Downtown Lees Summit merchants will be holding a Fall Open House on August 23-August 24, 2019. You will have the opportunity to see the new items that some of the downtown shops will be selling this fall. You will also have the chance to win some exciting giveaways at the participating businesses. This is a great way to support your local Lees Summit community!
  • Desiral Hagger
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Hi everyone, this is Des. As you know, I consider myself being one of the neighborhood residential experts when it comes to our Lee’s Summit community. At least that’s what I tell myself, “if you can’t laugh at yourself then it just isn’t fun” as laughter is a big part of this business.

    Today, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of Lee’s Summit’s hometown staples; UNC’S Burgers located at 240 NW Oldham Parkway. He only goes by the name of Unc when he greets you the minute you walk into his establishment. UNC’S was established 8 years ago and has since become one of the city’s favorite places to dine with up to 27 UNC’s burger types to choose from.

    Now don’t get it twisted, the grade A quality of his meats always remains the same; the ratio of leanness to fat along with his toppings gives UNC’s burgers the quality and culinary delight customers crave. If you work out, he’s got a burger for that, if you’re into paleo dieting, he’s got a burger for that or if just crave a big tasty burger, UNC’s wont’ let you down. I asked UNC, with all the fast food joints around the area, what makes his place standout from the pack. His response was; the quality of his food and services. I personally can vouch for both as my wife and I ate there one Friday night and enjoyed every morsel.

    From a customer service standpoint, how many owners of a business personally come down, sit and talk to you while your food is being prepared? Unc chatted with us about his family, how he started the business and more. Today, I witnessed firsthand when one of his customers came in, UNC grabbed a menu then greeted and seated his customer. He began striking up a conversation with that customer. I thought to myself, this is what really sets UNC’s apart from other eateries in the area.

    The icing on the cake is that UNC’s BURGERS has been voted on several occasions as having the best burgers in the area. It is worth the drive as I have had friends drive to UNC’s from Overland Park, KS! So come on through, UNC would enjoy the honor and pleasure of serving you up!
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Don't miss out on this amazing family-friendly event on July 24, 2019 from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This event takes place at the Lees Summit Farmers Market located at around 1st and Douglas. If you are one of the first 200 customers, you will be fortunate enough to receive a wonderful, insulated, farmers market tote and have the opportunity to benefit from some giveaways. Enjoy a visit with Santa from 8:00-10:0 a.m., while enjoying the sounds of live music, visiting the booths of many vendors, and participating in fun activities.
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    If you love art, yoga, and the outdoors then you will love this amazing event. On the fourth Friday of each month you can spend a wonderful evening in Downtown Lees Summit meetings artists and viewing the artistic works of artists that are being showcased. This event takes place from April to the end of August. You will also have the opportunity to participate in Yoga in the Streets, participate in fun activities, and enjoy music in the park.
  • Lovely West
    RE/MAX Heritage
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    Come join a wonderful evening of Music in the Park in downtown Lees Summit at Howard Station Park. On Friday nights, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, you can enjoy this fun event from
    7:30-9:00 p.m. You are welcome to bring blankets and chairs to help you enjoy the concert. This family-friendly event is organized by Downtown Lees Summit Main Street. See the link below for a full schedule of events.
  • Kim Glaser Wheeler
    RE/MAX Elite, REALTORS
    July 18th is National Listening Day, so I interviewed none other than the founder of Mindful Momentum, Robin Todd. Mindfulness makes us better listeners by allowing us to slow down, be in the present moment, and connect with ourselves and other people on a deeper level. Lee's Summit is blessed to have an organization such as Mindful Momentum that provides the community with access to Dr. Maria Hunt's mindfulness curriculum. This curriculum has been scientifically proven to improve concentration, emotional regulation, awareness, anxiety, motivation, and so many other issues in our daily lives. With our fast-paced modern life, it is important to take care of yourself so you can be successful in your personal and professional life. Mindful Momentum offers a variety of resources and training opportunities for everyone, whether you are an organization, small group, school, or individual. Their curriculum can also be tailored to fit the needs of any age, with programs for children, teens, and adults. Mindfulness is beneficial for everyone! To find more details on mindfulness and how Mindful Momentum can help you become your best self, follow the link below or email info@mindful-momentum.com. You won't regret it!
  • Kim Glaser Wheeler
    RE/MAX Elite, REALTORS
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    Lee's Summit, MO
    This week's #TipTuesday comes from Lacy Randall from Prime Lending! Lacy is an amazing lender, and can help you with any of your home loan needs.
  • Laura Pacheco
    RE/MAX Heritage
    I met a longtime friend in downtown Lee's Summit for lunch the other day. We chose a little restaurant on 3rd street called 3rd Street Social. I parked on the street right across from the front door! When I first went in, I noticed right away that it was a continuance of the rustic charm and cozy atmosphere of downtown Lee's Summit; exposed brick and high ceilings with modern touches of elegance.

    I ordered the Korean Tacos made with the most tender bulgogi! The first bite was an "eye roller"! I thought about it all day. Oh, and the wait staff was very kind and attentive, but respected our privacy. Meal was out in about 10 minutes. Prices were reasonable, too. I will definitely be going back! I grew up in Lee's Summit and so appreciate all of the hard work the city has put into revitalizing this area!
  • Desiral Hagger
    RE/MAX Heritage
    With growth there will always be growing pains. The City of Lee’s Summit is finding this transition to hold true as many residents of this city are seeing big box developments take place in many parts of the city. Unfortunately to some residents it’s going to be a tough growing pain for those who are used to the quietness and manicured lawns. But I can unequivocally and emphatically proclaim, that neighborhoods continue to remain pristine and thrive more than ever before which is an enormous attraction for newcomers.

    As a local resident myself, I’ve seen lots of changes since moving here just over two years ago and I can say that although Lee’s Summit is surpassing 90,000 in population, this has lured a large number in diversity that adds flavor to the city and also a well-rounded quality of life fulfillment.

    So, to my City of Lee’s Summit, I say embrace change and lets be risk takers! It will only make our city and our communities shine that much brighter.
  • Kim Glaser Wheeler
    RE/MAX Elite, REALTORS
    Happy National Sugar Cookie Day!!! Celebrate today, or any day, by heading over to The Cookie Jar Bakery at 3rd Street and Jefferson, where you will find amazing goodies and even better people!
  • Laura Pacheco
    RE/MAX Heritage
    It is so hard to find a photographer that you can depend on during exciting yet stressful times...like a wedding! Well, I found one! Jessica, with Scott E. Thomas and Daughter Photography, is not only a master of her trade, but she is also extremely personable and friendly. You get the feeling that it is about more than your business, but that you have in advocate in Jessica. She makes every effort to make sure that your special day goes exactly as planned. She is not only a professional photographer that produces an exceptional product, but if need be she will step in as a counselor, too; calming nerves and smoothing ruffled feathers.

    Jessica has some great stories, and I can't wait for her to shoot my daughter's wedding! In addition, she is extremely reasonable. She is willing to work with you to personalize your options. Scott E. Thomas and Daughter Photography is located just on the outskirts of charming downtown Lee's Summit. Downtown Lee's Summit has the charm of yesteryear mixed with an updated flair. This area makes for some adorable engagement or save-the-date photos!
  • Desiral Hagger
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Yesterday after the rain finally stopped and we saw a glimmer of sunlight; we set out for downtown Lee’s Summit which I feel is a top attraction as compared to most surrounding cities. Lee's Summit downtown offers many varieties of locally owned eateries, shops, art galleries and neighborhood cycling shops.

    Something new to me was discovering the stationary music area where you can play music; well at least in my case, attempt to make music sounds.

    A notable mention about the Lee’s Summit Downtown Area; Main Street in Lee’s Summit received the 2019 National Main Street Accreditation in April 2019 which is the highest achievement for revitalization that a downtown can receive. Go Lee’s Summit!!

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