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by bobbyhawks
Wed May 23, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 335
Views: 43379

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

TheLastGentleman wrote:KCRag should crowdfund something. Maybe a statue. Of us.


45 people eating popcorn and staring, judging, watching 3 people build something... with a gondola in the background and a RD4L logo?
by bobbyhawks
Tue May 22, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Electric Park Neighborhood (East Bottoms)
Replies: 34
Views: 1752

Re: Electric Park Neighborhood (East Bottoms)

It's got a similar problem to a lot of the stores in the City Market proper. The facilities are just hard to keep clean-looking and are outdated. The meat is not presented in an organized way, and there is a different layout every week. Everything about the place is haphazard, and even if it is grea...
by bobbyhawks
Tue May 22, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Electric Park Neighborhood (East Bottoms)
Replies: 34
Views: 1752

Re: Electric Park Neighborhood (East Bottoms)

I'd love to see them in the City Market. They would do very very well there. Otherwise, I feel like they are susceptible to being forgotten or overtaken by some other concept if they don't plant themselves in a slightly better place. It is a tad different, but I feel like Broadway Butcher took a bit...
by bobbyhawks
Fri May 18, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Tom Colicchio-involved "Food Hall" to Mission Mall site?
Replies: 18
Views: 437

Re: Tom Colicchio-involved "Food Hall" to Mission Mall site?

If this is a unique highish-end food and wine venue that includes an entertainment element, I predict it will do very well. For the Mission Hills crowd, McGonigle's, Better Cheddar, and a few other places are spread out and on autopilot for decades. Plaza restaurants won't be hard to pull people awa...
by bobbyhawks
Fri May 18, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?
Replies: 143
Views: 13277

Re: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?

KCPowercat wrote:Hipsters complain it's hipster?

Yelp is most certainly not full of hipsters.
by bobbyhawks
Thu May 17, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?
Replies: 143
Views: 13277

Re: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?

Not under the radar, but I think Port Fonda gets a bad rap sometimes. As far as a tequila/mezcal bar goes, it is easily the best in the city (that I know about). Yelpers and hipster haters love to slam it for being "hipster" or for tacos costing too much, but you can get a ridiculous entre...
by bobbyhawks
Thu May 17, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: One Light - 13th & Walnut
Replies: 737
Views: 93265

Re: One Light - 13th & Walnut

Brodees wrote:Meshuggah Bagels' One Light location set to open in late June.
http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article210658924.html

That'll be a great addition to downtown.
by bobbyhawks
Tue May 15, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Six Light
Replies: 253
Views: 18726

Re: Six Light

Didn't someone try to plan a meetup at one point? I think someone got into a debate over if we should put our usernames on a nametag or real names and I decided the amount of alcohol I'd have to drink is unhealthy. This was like a decade ago though. Probably the closest to a recent meetup of anythi...
by bobbyhawks
Tue May 15, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?
Replies: 143
Views: 13277

Re: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?

If you want your food like 5 minutes after you order, Los Tules has perfected the quick meal due to its proximity to the Performing Arts Center, and it is reliably consistent. I've always been partial to Taqueria Mexico for no terrific reason (I generally go to the older location, but the Kansas loc...
by bobbyhawks
Mon May 14, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Bike Lanes
Replies: 281
Views: 24880

Re: Bike Lanes

Best part about that photo is the street is so wide, people treated it as two lanes and passed each other dangerously. If nothing else, it will increase neighborhood safety because of that.
by bobbyhawks
Mon May 14, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Bike Lanes
Replies: 281
Views: 24880

Re: Bike Lanes

These look great where they are placed, but they stop in the middle of W. Pennway closing in on the Aguirre Center (presumably to allow for parking). The annoying part about Beardsley (the continuation of W. Pennway through to the River Market, is that the bike lane is a glass and trash filled secti...
by bobbyhawks
Mon May 14, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Beardsley Road
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: Beardsley Road

That was the second or third fire in the last month, I think.
by bobbyhawks
Wed May 09, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCI Flight Schedule Adjustments
Replies: 654
Views: 62110

Re: KCI Flight Schedule Adjustments

For anyone interested, here is an open-jaw flight I've been tracking on Google Flights:
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by bobbyhawks
Tue May 01, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: The KCMO School District
Replies: 1005
Views: 116865

Re: The KCMO School District

KCtoBrooklyn wrote:There is now an Acadamie Lafayette Coming Soon sign at the old Derrick Thomas Academy and it looks like work is in full swing. I'm not sure if they are still on track for opening this fall, but I hope so.

They are.
by bobbyhawks
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Bannister Mall/Cerner
Replies: 573
Views: 69759

Re: Bannister Mall/Cerner

I have not been yet, but I just had a recommendation from a guy of Filipino background for Manila Bay Ihaw Ihaw across from the Home Depot. I'm not big on buffets, but I don't think you have to get food from the buffet. It is the only Filipino restaurant I know of in the city. I may try to get takeo...
by bobbyhawks
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KC CityState
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: KC CityState

State fluidity would be a huge problem for the US. Majority political vote-getters and parties in any state could gerrymander state divisions to increase the senate representation for their party, which would be a race to segment the country unnaturally (which is essentially what is being proposed i...
by bobbyhawks
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KC area Transit master plan LIGHT RAIL OR BUST!
Replies: 35
Views: 2928

Re: KC area Transit master plan LIGHT RAIL OR BUST!

I heard today that the Chamber of Commerce is looking at an "AI Superhighway" as part of their transit initiative. Anyone else here something about this? It sounds awesome but I don't know what it means. If you blockchain the data lakes and cryptomine the ELK stacks, you can use the cloud...
by bobbyhawks
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westside happenings
Replies: 237
Views: 32294

Re: Westside happenings

flyingember wrote:Two tone cabinets was just the start.

I'm a fan of any trend that moves away from all-white cabinets/kitchens. People will be so mad they did that in 5 years.
by bobbyhawks
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westside happenings
Replies: 237
Views: 32294

Re: Westside happenings

This now makes more sense. My wife and I jogged past this "haunted house" so many times wondering what would happen to it. We saw the inside during the estate sale and assumed whoever bought it was a multi-millionaire given the cost required for minimum level renovation. It looks like a bi...

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