Years of discussion, development, and planning have finally paid off. Whole Foods Market unveiled its new store today, located a few blocks south of the Country Club Plaza. Visible from Brookside Boulevard, the gleaming store has many familiar features that the upscale market is known for and a few notable attributes that personalize the space. Here are 10 reasons to explore the food, drink and amenities at Whole Foods Market. —Pete Dulin

Whole Foods Kansas City, 301 E. 51st St, Brookside, Kansas City, Missouri, wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/kansascity