Dayten Rose sitting at a table

Dayten Rose

Multi-City Editor, Midwest

Dayten is based in Kansas City, MO and studied sociolinguistics at Truman State University, where he was the editor-in-chief of Windfall Magazine. He loves exploring tiny towns in the Midwest, weird history, and Dungeons & Dragons.

At this year’s Downtown Council luncheon, four businesses + individuals were recognized for helping to shape downtown KCMO.
Catch 100+ films from up-and-coming to career directors at the oldest and largest curated film festival in the metro.
We asked you to share your solar shots for those who couldn’t catch the event in totality — here’s what our readers shared.
Pianos? Native plants? You can rent more than just books at Kansas City’s public library.
You’re more likely to find baby animals in need this summer, so be informed about how your intervention can help (or harm) local wildlife in need.
Keep local love growing with local plants.
We managed to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse — but if you were stuck in KC at the time, you’ll know that 90% totality is a hard thing to see with the naked eye. That’s where our metro photographers come in.
Look up local arts events, exhibitions, and calls for artists using ArtsKC’s online database.
From the university’s biggest capital project in history to its largest class of first-time students to date, here’s what’s going on at UMKC.
The 2024-2025 fiscal year will see the city’s highest ever spending in public safety + road improvements, plus tons of other items geared at keeping up with KC’s historic growth.
Jackson County taxpayers made their voices heard regarding the 3/8-cent sales tax extension required to fund parts of a new downtown ballpark + Arrowhead renovations.
Say hello to Adriana + Nicholas, the faces behind your favorite 5-min morning newsletter.
On Monday, April 1 only, Jasper’s Restaurant will celebrate 70 years in KC with a menu inspired by its Italian classics from the last century.
Don’t just throw it all away — give your old clothing, furniture, and miscellaneous items a second life at one of these donation sites.
Whether it’s an al fresco brunch on the patio or margaritas on the rooftop, these dining decks across the metro will get you drinking in sunshine.
Putting out a tube feeder is just the beginning — we’ll get you started in the wide world of birdfeeding.
Nothing adds a sour end to a day on the town like coming back to a parking ticket — but a little bit of planning can help you stay on the right side of Park KC.
Learn how San Antonians use this Spanish word
Help celebrate Kentucky’s 90,000 miles of surface waterways.
The one-of-a-kind interactive children’s museum features 45+ exhibits from its in-house team of local artists.
Love your city? Get engaged.
Between men’s and women’s basketball through 2031 and NWSL tournaments for 2024 and 2025, the metro’s rep as a national sports capital is only growing.
Don’t forget to wear your green.
Protect the night by taking some simple actions Tuesday, April 2-Monday, April 8
Catch Tech N9ne at the Midland on Saturday, May 5 performing alongside the Kansas City Symphony.
We took a walk down memory lane with 450+ readers to relive our favorite former businesses in the metro.
In addition to serving as a regular ice cream parlor, patrons will get to provide real-time feedback on new flavors before they go out across Betty Rae’s four locations.
Keep local love growing this spring with local plants.
The annual event draws fans, vendors, cosplayers, and celebrity guests from across the country to celebrate all things fandom, Friday, March 8-Sunday, March 10.
Putting out a tube feeder is just the beginning — we’ll get you started in the wide world of birdfeeding.
You all loved the additional tailgating space and pedestrian features, but raised concerns about the rolling roof — and about who’s footing the bill.
From total eclipses to blue moons, 2024 is a great year to watch the night sky. Make a plan and find local sites to see stars.
How well do you know Lexington, KY? We’re bringing you some fun facts about the city and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give this a try.
Prepare for Presidential Primaries on from Saturday, Feb. 24 to Election Day on Tuesday, March 5.
The canine celebrity will be honored as “Hardest Working Dog” by the Queen of Country on Wednesday, Feb. 21 on CBS.
We’re bringing you some fun facts about San Jose and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give these a try.
Most of us probably don’t have our state and city flags memorized, but it’s worth studying up: Our flags’ designs reflect rich history.
This Presidents Day, we’re talking about an iconic Boston statue: who made it, who cares for it, and why we should care about it.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Boston has to offer — complete with museum experiences, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
Love your city? Get engaged. Louisville’s boards + commissions are open for anyone to join.
You can thank us the next time you host a trivia night.
Cheap wings, fried wings, spicy wings, whole wings — however you plan to watch the Big Game, we know one of these local wing spots will make it even better.
Make the most of spring with Charlotte’s lineup of festivals, including national acts, local acts, fine arts, craft beer, longbow competitions, and celebrations of art in the Queen City.
Hosted by GANGGANG, BUTTER’s first expansion will feature 30+ Black artists at the Indianapolis Artgarden over NBA All-Star Weekend, with 100% of sales returned to artists.
From discussions with award-winning journalists to musical performances, LFPL is making it more accessible to learn Louisville’s Black history.
With plenty of dining options, photo ops, and even live sports, you won’t have to chase down your favorite food trucks at these established locations.
Sign up to learn how you can strengthen your business or find employment through hiring and workforce development.
Putting out a tube feeder is just the beginning — we’ll get you started in the wide world of birdfeeding.
We’re bringing you some interesting facts about Columbia and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give this a try.
Plan your next snow day at one of the top sledding hills in Indy.
Open for kids and parents, this completely free bridge building competition helps promote STEM education in Winston-Salem.
Whether your resolutions include trying new fitness classes or finding fun activities for the whole family — we’ve got you covered.
Give your “Night of the Living Dead” tree new life.
Snow hasn’t always brought winter magic to San Antonio, but that doesn’t stop us from dreaming of a white Christmas.
Have a joyous, merry, happy holiday
Let’s get down to quiz-ness. How many of the 20 facts did you already know?
Here’s your guide to completing your New Year’s resolutions, whether you want to practice more self-care or get more involved with your city.
It’s about time we introduced ourselves: Say hello to the faces behind your favorite 5-min morning newsletter.
Here are our recommendations for memorable presents in the form of experiences.
Have a joyous, merry, happy holiday.