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5 Ways To Celebrate These Upcoming Holidays

5 Ways To Celebrate These Upcoming Holidays

Photo by Nathan Lemon on Unsplash 5 Ways To Celebrate These Upcoming Holidays Kansas City is the place to be if you're looking to celebrate the holidays! From volunteering at one of the local retirement homes to enjoying a meal at one of our many restaurants on the Country Club Plaza, there are plenty of ways to have fun in Kansas City during this time of year.  Volunteer At A Local Retirement Home. One of the best ways to celebrate the holidays is by giving back. You can volunteer at a local retirement home to help host games and holiday activities or hang out with some folks who don’t have a family to visit them. If you don’t want to head into the center, you and your kids can make cards for staff at your local center.   If volunteering sounds like a good idea, there is no limit to what you can do. Many local organizations offer volunteer opportunitie ... read more

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10 Signs Your Vehicle Needs Car Maintenance

10 Signs Your Vehicle Needs Car Maintenance

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash 10 Signs Your Vehicle Needs Car Maintenance  We know that it may seem biased for us to talk about how important it is to get your vehicle checked out often, but hear us out–we’ve seen some things here at Brookside “66” Service. We understand where our customers are coming from, too. Life is busy, sometimes things are chaotic, and it’s easier to turn the radio up when you hear your car making some kind of strange sound than to figure out what it is.     However, you mustn’t ignore the signs that your vehicle needs some servicing. If you’ve noticed any of the ten following warning signs that your vehicle needs maintenance, it may be time to see your mechanic.    Your check engine light comes on. The check engine light, like the Bat Signal, is an important indicator of trou ... read more

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Tips On How To Get Your Vehicle Ready For Back To School

Tips On How To Get Your Vehicle Ready For Back To School

Photo by Daiga Ellaby on Unsplash Tips On How To Get Your Vehicle Ready For Back To School Back-to-school season is here, which means that you’re probably going to be hauling a lot more than what you typically do. Maybe you’ll be transporting pets or kids, or maybe the carpool just got bigger. Whatever this new school year will look like to you, don’t forget to give your vehicle a check-in.  Your car is the safest and most reliable when it is properly maintained. An auto mechanic can help keep your vehicle in top condition. Regular maintenance is the key to keeping your vehicle safe and reliable. By having regular checkups with a qualified auto mechanic, you can ensure that everything is working correctly, which will save money in the long run. We suggest that before you check your supply lists and navigate new drop-off lanes, you make sure your vehicle is i ... read more

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How To Celebrate This 4th of July With Your Family

How To Celebrate This 4th of July With Your Family

Photo by Camylla Battani on Unsplash How to celebrate this 4th of July with your family July 4th is around the corner, so it is time to celebrate Independence Day with your family and friends. You might be considering traveling for this special occasion or probably spend it at home with your family.    Get ready to celebrate summer's most popular holiday with friends and family. This month's blog will share a list of ideas on how you and your family can celebrate independence day together! Whether or not you want to travel.  Ways to celebrate the 4th of July See a firework show: The most traditional celebration for this holiday is going out with your family and friends to appreciate the firework show. Tak ... read more

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Take Care of Your Vehicle During the Hot Seasons

Take Care of Your Vehicle During the Hot Seasons

Photo by Rajiv Bajaj on Unsplash   Take care of your vehicle during the hot seasons.  Driving during the hot summer months can cause a little stress to your vehicle, and to prevent it from breaking down in the middle of the road or getting damaged due to the hot weather, we will share some tips on how you can take care of your vehicle during the hot season.    Whether you’re just driving to the store down the road or taking a trip, you’re risking the possibility of breaking down if you don’t follow the instructions below.    Tips to take care of your vehicle   Test the air conditioning from your vehicle before it gets too hot outside: There can’t be anything worse than driving in th ... read more

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