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by Brooksider
Fri Sep 02, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What High School and / or College did you graduate from?
Replies: 145
Views: 9370

Re: What High School did you graduate from?

I guess I'm the old one here. Lawrence High class of '79.
by Brooksider
Sun Jul 17, 2005 10:54 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Star tearing down buildings for parking lots
Replies: 111
Views: 4804

Re: Star tearing down buildings for parking lots

The Star actually has 17 lots of which most are leased. This new lot should help in consilidating parking into fewer lots and get the Star out of some leases.
by Brooksider
Tue Apr 12, 2005 7:02 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - KC Star Printing Press
Replies: 148
Views: 12472

Re: OFFICIAL - KC Star Printing Press

I took a tour of the new presses today. The building is awesome and has great views of the skyline. The room that will hold 2,700 rolls of 2,000# paper was impressive. The outside looks nicer than the new additions to the Nelson-Atkins in my opinion. The Star's circulation is holding its own. 25% of...
by Brooksider
Thu Feb 17, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Is this wrong?
Replies: 19
Views: 1508

Re: Is this wrong?

While on a search for a job here in the KC metro area I came across this from Careerbuilder in the description of a position. Located just west of I-35 on 75th Street, we often discourage residents in eastern Jackson County from applying. The commute from the east side of the beltway is lengthy and...
by Brooksider
Fri Jan 21, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: White Flight/Racism Blue Valley Segregates ESOL students
Replies: 16
Views: 1481

White Flight/Racism Blue Valley Segregates ESOL students

I don't know of a school district that doesn't group all of it's English as a second language students together in 1 or a few schools. It makes total sense from a monetary standpoint. These students cost more to educate than English speaking students and schools can't afford to offer these services ...
by Brooksider
Thu Jan 20, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Furniture Stores?
Replies: 5
Views: 835

Furniture Stores?

there is a place who's name i cannot remember but it's on metcalf around 91st. i think it's in the same strip as tj maxx and service merchandise. they got all sorts of stuff from asia and some from africa. i bought a small wood table and 4 chairs for my front deck from them. they're made from a tea...
by Brooksider
Tue Jan 18, 2005 9:35 am
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: Washington Square - new stadium at night
Replies: 150
Views: 11089

Washington Square - new stadium at night

http://www.kcskyscrapers.com/albums/album13/wsp_develop.jpg This graphic is not very indicative of the overall site. Just to the north and northeast behind the cluster of Western Auto & Firestone lofts there is tons of unoccupied land ready fro development. There are also more storefronts along Mai...
by Brooksider
Sun Jan 16, 2005 12:10 pm
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: A DT ballpark north of the loop?
Replies: 97
Views: 6906

A DT ballpark north of the loop?

I've always liked this location best. I was the only person who voted for it in the poll.
by Brooksider
Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:01 am
Forum: Forum Announcements & Suggestions
Topic: Just a suggestion
Replies: 9
Views: 940

Just a suggestion

kcmo.org has some pretty good maps of kc neighborhoods but no photos.
by Brooksider
Mon Jan 03, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3120
Views: 253677

Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

I heard through the grapevine that Hall's announced at their employee store meeting last week that they are moving into the Saks location.
by Brooksider
Mon Jan 03, 2005 3:02 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Abercrombie leaving the Plaza
Replies: 32
Views: 3876

Abercrombie leaving the Plaza

I liked A & F until it was bought by Limited and I liked Banana Republic until it was bought by Gap.
by Brooksider
Mon Jan 03, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Turnpike six lanes?
Replies: 34
Views: 2634

Turnpike six lanes?

Toll roads pay for themselves. I-70 in MO could do this also if it were a toll road.
by Brooksider
Mon Jan 03, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: KU basketball: is there anything better?
Replies: 286
Views: 15718

KU basketball: is there anything better?

Let's see here. Kansas ranks 2nd in current consecutive NCAA tournament appearances, 5th in Final Four appearances, 6th in Final Four victories, 6th in Final Four tournament championships, 3rd in college basketball victories, and 5th in Final Four games played.
by Brooksider
Mon Dec 20, 2004 10:30 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: General Roasterie News Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2467

From The Star : Brookside Cafe Is On Roasterie's Menu

I think O'Neill picked Brookside because he lives about 2 blocks away here in the Morningside neighborhood.
by Brooksider
Mon Dec 13, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: New Years Eve dinner & bar
Replies: 20
Views: 1863

New Years Eve dinner & bar

I went to Shiraz one year with a large group on New Year's Eve. They had a special menu and it was great. They also let us order off of the regular menu.
by Brooksider
Tue Dec 07, 2004 4:08 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Plaza/Brookside/Waldo trolley system
Replies: 21
Views: 2219

Plaza/Brookside/Waldo trolley system

I'd like to see a trolley line from City Market to the Plaza on Main or Boadway first.
by Brooksider
Wed Dec 01, 2004 12:02 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: Questions About Seeing A Game At Allen Fieldhouse
Replies: 28
Views: 5541

Questions About Seeing A Game At Allen Fieldhouse

All of the lists I found from googling were from sportswriters who have been in most arenas.
by Brooksider
Wed Dec 01, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: Questions About Seeing A Game At Allen Fieldhouse
Replies: 28
Views: 5541

Questions About Seeing A Game At Allen Fieldhouse

Diggity? DO get there 2 hours early or you will be standing.
by Brooksider
Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:58 am
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: Questions About Seeing A Game At Allen Fieldhouse
Replies: 28
Views: 5541

Questions About Seeing A Game At Allen Fieldhouse

KCPowercat wrote:I might envy a program like KU's but I do not envy the facilities.


I just googled best college basketball arenas and the lowest Allen appeared on any list was 3rd.
by Brooksider
Sun Nov 21, 2004 7:03 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: The ATA Bus Driver That Plays The Bagpipes
Replies: 12
Views: 1637

The ATA Bus Driver That Plays The Bagpipes

Toss. Your dad was in the Star today.

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