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by grovester
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: New goals for Kansas City
Replies: 25
Views: 972

Re: New goals for Kansas City

^That's a great list!
by grovester
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport's fate post-P&L
Replies: 1452
Views: 107389

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

Well played sir.
by grovester
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: KC wants to be NCAA Championship destination
Replies: 22
Views: 2303

Re: KC wants to be NCAA Championship destination

Yeah, with the success of mid-majors that makes sense.
by grovester
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Grinders
Replies: 601
Views: 34879

Re: Grinders

Violent Femmes/Echo & the Bunnymen will be one of my highlights this year.
by grovester
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47564

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

Or has valuable property to tax.

Don't pick a fight you don't have to.
by grovester
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Made Urban Apparel - 1110 Grand
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Made Urban Apparel - 1110 Grand

What ever you say champ. Retailers should note the streetcar passenger counts.
by grovester
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Made Urban Apparel - 1110 Grand
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Made Urban Apparel - 1110 Grand

Yep, those streetcar crowds would be all over new retail.
by grovester
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Highways to Boulevards
Replies: 20
Views: 511

Re: Highways to Boulevards

It's true, once you close the north loop, the only viable alternative across town will be the Santa Fe Trail.
by grovester
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Highways to Boulevards
Replies: 20
Views: 511

Re: Highways to Boulevards

^seconded. Just do it. Commuters will adjust.

Waiting for a new transit option guarantees it never happens.
by grovester
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?
Replies: 157
Views: 20587

Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

Parking back then was a service not just a lot. You'd drop your car and the attendant would park it. When you came back, he'd get it and bring it to you. Shuffling cars to do this was a skill and an art form.
by grovester
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Highways to Boulevards
Replies: 20
Views: 511

Re: Highways to Boulevards

No, you can get rid of the north loop and funnel it to the south loop while hopefully planning some rail.
by grovester
Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: 18th and Vine
Replies: 410
Views: 37697

Re: 18th and Vine

I thought it was owned by the same guy who owned the work house.

These guys: https://www.kcjazzlp.com/
by grovester
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: New goals for Kansas City
Replies: 25
Views: 972

Re: New goals for Kansas City

I'd like to think that a "goal" would be forward looking at least 25 years. Traffic will not stay the same and if the area tries to maintain its headways the infrastructure costs will suck all the budget funds from both sides of the state line. Give me a regional tax that connects inner ri...
by grovester
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?
Replies: 157
Views: 20587

Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

chingon wrote:The correct answer remains between Truman and 18th, from Paseo to 71.

Shut this thread down now.


That is a great spot.

I'd explore building it over the rail trench north of 22nd as well.
by grovester
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Hyatt Regency Convention Hotel
Replies: 2005
Views: 85999

Re: OFFICIAL - Hyatt Regency Convention Hotel

Somebody needs to present an alternative financial picture that includes a walkability score. Monetize that shit. Pedestrian experience increases viability and success of project, yielding more monetary return for said project. The streetcars ability to attract pedestrians and the accompanying tax r...
by grovester
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KC to STL Hyperloop
Replies: 47
Views: 1423

Re: KC to STL Hyperloop

earthling wrote:... Hyperloop is likely to select a state/entity that is naive enough to take on most of the risk for an over-hyped concept.


So you're saying there's a chance?
by grovester
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: City Trip Reports
Topic: Downtown Des Moines
Replies: 12
Views: 7622

Re: Downtown Des Moines

Spent yesterday and this morning here. Stayed in the "Historic East Village", which I did not know was a thing. That Embassy Suites is a TRIP, brutalist waterfall features, glass elevators and "The Shining" floor coverings. Cocktails and small plates at "The Continental Loun...
by grovester
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: beer.
Replies: 1997
Views: 90154

Re: beer.

Cool about the crowlers, was curious if anyone in kc was using them. Grabbed 6 of them from a brewery in NC when we were there.
by grovester
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 1722
Views: 139319

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Royal Squirrel?

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