Detail of ice with texture along the Blue River Parkway in South Kansas City during a cold winter's morning.
This image is a close up of a small area underneath a frozen waterfall. Careful positioning and composition reveal detail that the passerby would miss. Everyone looks, not everyone sees. Venturing out into the wilderness, camera in hand and attentive to one’s surroundings allows you to discover wonderful things.
Clouds move and reveal a starry night over Union Station in Kansas City as the banners proclaim the Kansas City Royals the World Series Champions for 2015. They won it all this year over the New York Mets in five games.
2015 World Series Victory Rally, Union Station, Kansas City Skyline
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 will go down in history as the day Kansas City celebrated in style with hundreds of thousands of cheering fans at the 2015 World Series Victory Rally. The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets in five games by coming from behind in the final game to make it an exciting finish to a wonderful Series.
2015 World Series Victory Rally, November 3rd, 2015
Confetti and flags fly at the conclusion of the 2015 World Series Victory Rally at Union Station in Kansas City. The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets in five games in the Fall Classic with historic come from behind victories in several games.
Remnants of the crush of people in evidence after the November 3rd Victory Rally for the 2015 World Series victory of the Royals over the New York Mets. Earlier in the day it was a standing room only crowd of hundreds of thousands of fans to see the team and the trophy.
Tipping the Drummer, 2015 World Series Victory Rally, Kansas City, Missouri
A young Royals fan tips the bucket drumming street performer set up in the middle of Main Street. The street was closed for the 2015 World Series Victory Rally, Tuesday, November 3rd, to accommodate hundreds of thousands of baseball fans.
Crown over Kansas City, Missouri, 2015 World Series Victory Rally
A young lady wears a crown while viewing a vast crowd of Royals fans at the 2015 World Series Victory Rally, Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015. This was purported to be one of the largest crowds in the history of Kansas City.
Crowd, North lawn, Liberty Memorial, World Series 2015 Victory Rally
A small slice of a huge crowd covering the North lawn of Liberty Memorial for the World Series 2015 Victory Rally for the Kansas City Royals. A sea of humanity celebrated as most of Kansas City turned out for a spectacular November day. Unusually warm temperatures helped everyone enjoy the festivities.
The J.C. Nichols fountain is blue for the Kansas City Royals run in the American League Division Series 2015 against the Houston Astros. The fountain was recently refurbished and is a very popular spot on the Country Club Plaza.
The Giralda Tower on the Country Club Plaza is lit in blue against a Royal blue evening to celebrate the Kansas City Royals participation in the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros in October of 2015. This tower is a symbol of Kansas City's sisterhood with Seville, Spain, and is a half size replica of a Muslim mosque from the 12th Century. A Christian belfry was added to the original in 1568. The Giralda Tower stands 42 meters, or 138 feet, above 47th Street,diagonally across from the J.C. Nichols fountain.
The Roasterie DC3 'flies' against the backdrop of downtown Kansas City. The former TWA aircraft has become the trademark of The Roasterie coffee company, which air roasts coffee beans and offers tours underneath this aircraft at their headquarters just off Southwest Boulevard. The plane seems to be continuing its takeoff using the curve of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in the background.
The Westside Fountain flows Royal Blue to honor the Kansas City Royals run in the American League Division Series in 2015. This is one of five fountains in the Kansas City area dyed blue for the October post season appearance of the Royals for the second year in a row.
Women's Leadership Fountain Royal Blue World Series 2015
The Women's Leadership Fountain at 9th and The Paseo in Kansas City is blue for the Kansas City Royals entry in the American League Division Series in 2015. This is the second fountain and the oldest working fountain in Kansas City. It was designed by George Kessler and John VanBrunt and was finished in 1899. It was restored over a thirty year period and completed in 2003.
Looking east into downtown Kansas City from the west above Interstate 70 during the World Series 2014. Kansas City shows off the city for the world with Royals blue displayed on the Marriott Hotel downtown on the left, and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, at the right.
The signature look of Kansas City fountains all over the Metro area as Royal Blue water could be found everywhere, delighting tourists and photographers from all over. This was during the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants.
Spirit of Freedom Fountain Royal Blue World Series 2014
The Spirit of Freedom fountain at 4700 Cleveland in Kansas City, Missouri, runs Royal blue during the World Series 2014. This fountain was envisioned by City Councilman Bruce R. Watkins, to memorialize the achievements and contributions of black people in Kansas City. The sculptor, Richard Hunt, said it also encompassed the improvisational aspects of Kansas City jazz.
Country Club Christian Church Royal Blue World Series 2014
Country Club Christian Church lights their building in Royal Blue during the 2014 World Series. Located on Ward Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri the church is a landmark along the scenic drive to the Country Club Plaza from the south.
A small patch of orange shows against a sea of Royal Blue in this detail shot of part of Kauffman Stadium during Game Six of the World Series. The Royals prevailed with a 10-0 shutout of the San Francisco Giants, forcing a seventh and deciding game for the Series.
Beginning of Game Six of the World Series 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City as the Royals had to win to continue. They did with a 10-0 score by the end of the evening to force a seventh and decisive game.
World Series Game Six banner over Kauffman Stadium
Before Game Six of the World Series 2014, a small plane towed this banner over and around Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Royals had to win or the Series would end. They won in stunning fashion, 10-0 against the San Francisco Giants.
J. C. Nichols fountain Royal Blue Steeple of Light Background 2014
The J. C. Nichols fountain gets the Royal blue treatment honoring the Kansas City Royals playing in the 2014 World Series. The strong light in the background is part of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Community Christian Church's "Steeple of Light" powered by 60,000 watts of electricity, creating four columns of light with 300 million candlepower each.
The Bloch Fountain in front of Kansas City's Union Station with the Royal Blue colors in the background. This was to celebrate the World Series 2014 and the Kansas City Royals playing in the 110th Fall Classic.
Kansas City's 100 year old Union Station all dressed up for the World Series 2014. The station celebrated the Royals participation in the 110th Fall Classic lighting the exterior of the Station blue and projecting team logos both inside and out.