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by FangKC
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: East Side Development
Replies: 31
Views: 4602

Re: East Side Development

The new Sunfresh grocery store at Linwood and Prospect is open. KC celebrates opening of new East Side grocery store ... The Sun Fresh Market in the Linwood Shopping Center opened to speeches by Kansas City officials, performances by local drum and drill teams, and gift card giveaways. The $13 milli...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2082
Views: 226033

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Looks like a barcade of sorts but instead of video games its volleyball, ping pong and yard games -The person that started KC Crew is the one behind this project http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article213186654.html The Kansas City Star's former headquarters in t...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: 1800 Walnut
Replies: 18
Views: 418

Re: 1800 Walnut

How tall is too tall for the Crossroads? Area plan currently says 130' for this spot. Dave, are they proposing tearing down any adjacent existing buildings to enlarge their plan? The Western Auto Building is 12 stories and 162 ft. tall according to Emporis. Arterra at 21st and Wyandotte is 12 stori...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 225
Views: 35464

Re: Historic Old Northeast

I am asking forum participants to chime in with the City Council on this development. Development hearing scheduled for Wednesday, June 20 regarding redevelopment of 2600 Independence Avenue (at Prospect). From Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association: The hearing for the proposed development at 2...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Acme Cleaning/Luzier Cosmetics Reuse Suggestions
Replies: 43
Views: 7427

Re: Acme Cleaning/Luzier Cosmetics Reuse Suggestions

Meet The Nelle – Kansas City's new social club for women Kansas City's long vacant Luzier Cosmetics Building may soon have a new tenant: The Nelle, an urban social club for women. Although a lease hasn't yet been signed, Nelle co-founder Sierra Miramontez said she and her business partner, Lauren S...
by FangKC
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project
Replies: 591
Views: 61017

Re: OFFICIAL: Port Authority Riverfront Project

A photo showing the status of construction of the Bar K Dog Bar building.

https://tinyurl.com/ybka92m9

https://www.facebook.com/barkdogbar/
by FangKC
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Detroit
Replies: 39
Views: 5417

Re: Detroit

Big news in Detroit. Ford Motor Company has purchased the long-abandoned Michigan Central Station. Here’s what we know about Ford’s move to Detroit The train station itself was too big to fail The biggest rumor in Detroit was finally confirmed earlier this week: Ford Motor Company bought Michigan Ce...
by FangKC
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - The New Yorker (Hotel Bray)
Replies: 8
Views: 1946

Re: OFFICIAL - The New Yorker (Hotel Bray)

Perhaps something similar could be done with the Ozark Building renovation (Partnership Place/UMB) at 9th and Grand, and also the Grand Avenue Temple building across the street. https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2018/06/13/909-grand-boulevard-historic-ozark-building-sale.html https://www.g...
by FangKC
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd
Replies: 70
Views: 4588

Re: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd

No. Why would you combine a memorial to WWI war dead with a civil rights leader that was killed 50 years later? Doesn't compute.
by FangKC
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KCTV 5: News or Entertainment?
Replies: 116
Views: 14623

Re: KCTV 5: News or Entertainment?

I think she was just filling in for Bryan Busby while he was off.
by FangKC
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd
Replies: 70
Views: 4588

Re: Black leaders seek to rename Paseo to MLK Blvd

Kansas City's Martin Luther King JR committee makes formal terminal recommendation The chairman of a city committee tasked with making a recommendation on what to name after civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., said the committee is sticking with its recommendations. Roger Williams, who chai...
by FangKC
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - The New Yorker (Hotel Bray)
Replies: 8
Views: 1946

Re: OFFICIAL - The New Yorker (Hotel Bray)

No vacancy: This historic downtown KC hotel has 'micro' apartments for $525 a month ...The building's new owner, KC Loft Central, preserved its quirky character while converting it to a modern apartment building. The New Yorker opened June 1 with 29 compact units with prices ranging from $525 for a...
by FangKC
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 335
Views: 37056

Re: New Broadway Bridge

North Loop Overhaul Plan Hits Federal, Wyandotte County Potholes The city’s ambitious plans to design a new future for the current, awkward bridge and freeway layout on the north side of downtown has hit unexpected blowback from Washington and Wyandotte County. ... Closer to home, the Unified Gover...
by FangKC
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - East9 (former Pickwick Plaza)
Replies: 295
Views: 37974

Re: OFFICIAL - East9 (former Pickwick Plaza)

If your mean the parcel north of the Pickwick, it's parking for the U.S. Courthouse so the Federal government owns it.
by FangKC
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Clay Chastain coming back with light rail
Replies: 1675
Views: 93571

Re: Clay Chastain coming back with light rail

Why is the Clay Chastain the only person/groups proposing anything? Lack of regional cooperation and civic support for a more comprehensive plan. KCMO is tapped out for sales tax capacity (minus a paltry 1/8-cent), so Chastain has to literally STEAL other taxes to make his plans work (even then it'...
by FangKC
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project
Replies: 66
Views: 4514

Re: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

In Kansas City Club redevelopment, high-end event space remains The century-old building once home to the Kansas City Club is expected to be converted again to a hotel, but a 3-year-old event space that pays homage to the building's roots will remain . Platform Ventures, which has an office in Fair...

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