Like most cities, Kansas City has a monthly art gallery open house night. Ours is in the Crossroads District, a growing artsy urban area that becomes more interesting every time we visit. The fun thing about going to First Fridays is that you can have a new adventure each time you attend. Here are two cool things we found last night.
1. Hammerpress, a vintage hip letterpress and design studio. From the giant presses crouched in the back to the racks of gorgeous printed pieces, this place is inspiring. (Shame on me: I didn’t take photos so photo credit is given for the photos below.)
The first two photos are from the interesting blog Accidental Mysteries, created by east coast designer John Foster.
2. Fresher Than Fresh Snow Cones. Remember the chunky shaved ice with hum-drum sugar water flavoring? Well, these are not those kinds of snow cones. People were lined up twelve deep to purchase flavors like lemon prickly pear, lime mint and watermelon basil from a charming food truck.