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The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair
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Stay-at-home orders have forced local businesses and places like the Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair to move online to varying success.

It's hard, though, because many of the things they sell are also available on Amazon, and they can't replicate the same atmosphere online.

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When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.
Michelle is a reporter covering race, identity and culture and is an assistant talk show producer.
Whether it’s something happening right now or something that happened 100 years ago, some stories don’t fit in the short few minutes of a newscast. As a podcast producer at KCUR, I help investigate questions and local curiosities in a way that brings listeners along for adventures with plot twists and thought-provoking ideas. Sometimes there isn’t an easy answer in the end – but my hope is that we all leave with a greater understanding of the city we live in. Reach me at mackenzie@kcur.org or find me on Twitter @_macmartin.