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by omenapt
Sun Nov 01, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Renew COMBAT 1/4-cent sales tax?
Replies: 49
Views: 2820

Re: Renew COMBAT 1/4-cent sales tax?

on  KCPT's" Week in KC "with Nick Haines, one of the proponents of the tax  shares a story of a little girl coming  up to him  ans saying "if it wasnt for the COMBAT tax, i wouldnt have been able to join the Girl Scouts"  That sealed my NO vote as i saw very little correlation to the original intent...
by omenapt
Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: "comfort food" in kc.
Replies: 20
Views: 1730

Re: "comfort food" in kc.

i was gonna go off on the 1st person to mention Mamas!

Yuck! (unless you love salt and want molten lava entrees--nuked b4 serving)
by omenapt
Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:04 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: South Leawood Megachurch preaching urban rebirth and anti-sprawl
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Re: South Leawood Megachurch preaching urban rebirth and anti-sprawl

Oh goodie, there is hope of unloading my house in Volker after all!
by omenapt
Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:50 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: GSA considers big office complex downtown
Replies: 760
Views: 51518

Re: GSA considers big office complex downtown

I keep thinking how I'm glad i dont live in AKP's world and then I realize that  actually I do by merely being a resident of KCMO where his hogwash gets constant praise and  actual enactment as policy!
by omenapt
Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Officially Has A New Mayor - Mark Funkhouser
Replies: 2940
Views: 151214

Re: Kansas City Officially Has A New Mayor - Mark Funkhouser

trailerkid wrote: what are people supposed to say to him? 100% serious question.
  Oh i dont know.. "How's it hangin'"?
by omenapt
Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Officially Has A New Mayor - Mark Funkhouser
Replies: 2940
Views: 151214

Re: Kansas City Officially Has A New Mayor - Mark Funkhouser

I actually found that I like this guy "Stretch", i believe it is ,that Funk selected for the TIF finance committe.. He took alot of criticism from the powers  that be for this selection but after seeing an interview on KCPT with Stretch and Nick Haines, i felt very comfortable with the selection.  t...
by omenapt
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: The Official Kansas City Weather Thread
Replies: 836
Views: 66201

Re: The Official Kansas City Weather Thread

I think I have rickets. Anyone else have the feeling that we are going to bankrupt the city this winter with sand and salt?   I think that this weather this summer/fall is more of a continuation of last winters high precipitation (mostly in the form of rain) and the likelyhood of two wet winters in...
by omenapt
Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:45 am
Forum: New Stadiums Discussion
Topic: Downtown ballpark and condos
Replies: 89
Views: 61352

Re: Downtown ballpark and condos

kinda glad , now , no DT stadiums with the two teams perfomances, it would be a constant visual reminder of them.  With SportsComplex location, its outta sight, outta mind, at least for me anyway!
by omenapt
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grinnell
Replies: 14
Views: 1163

Re: Grinnell

My great grandfather was president

Dan Freeman Bradley?..1902-05
by omenapt
Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Coffee Wonk on Broadway
Replies: 17
Views: 1434

Re: Coffee Wonk on Broadway

Oh, and I googled "wonk" and it comes from "know" backwards and i believe it got started in DC in the late 80's or early 90's  as a term for know it all pundits and politicos!
by omenapt
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Coffee Wonk on Broadway
Replies: 17
Views: 1434

Re: Coffee Wonk on Broadway

Great the fact that KC still has not developed this area to become one of the trendiest and dynamic little disctricts is beyond me and tells me alot about whats wrong with this town...It has the infrastrucutre, proper mix of residential, commercial and entertainment and nice archtecture...Is this al...
by omenapt
Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCI Flight Schedule Adjustments
Replies: 830
Views: 81422

Re: KCI Flight Schedule Adjustments

Midwest is re-introducing seasonal nonstop service to Ft Meyers and expect to hear more from them as the new owners try to rebuild the carrier here and Milwaukee!
by omenapt
Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: hyde park: believe the hype?
Replies: 521
Views: 58581

Re: hyde park: believe the hype?

just in..



shooting and murder at Armour and Cherry!  young man in his twenties died at the hospital
by omenapt
Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:03 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Need cleveland ideas
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Need cleveland ideas

there is a cool Natural History museum and botanical garden area in the University Circle area!  Huntington Park beach in Bay Village is a great place to spend an afternoon in the summer. Little Italy, again, near the University circle area is a nice strolling area with good authentic Italian r...
by omenapt
Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Tea Drinkers
Replies: 11
Views: 927

Re: Tea Drinkers

just get the good , high priced stuff at Better Cheddar and truly enjoy a cuppa....Yorkshire Red or Gold is available as well as lesser brands such as TYphoo.!
by omenapt
Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:47 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCI Flight Schedule Adjustments
Replies: 830
Views: 81422

Re: KCI Flight Schedule Adjustments

resurrecting this thread with United announcing nonstop to SF starting in OCT.  the outbound flight competes timewise with Midwest's flight,. but the return provides a convenient 4pm-ish departure from SFO versus Midwest's noon return!
by omenapt
Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri Rep. Cynthia Davis' Web site comments on school lunch programs
Replies: 3
Views: 622

Re: Missouri Rep. Cynthia Davis' Web site comments on school lunch programs

you know,, i am fairly liberal and initially brissled at this story, but the more i think about it, in some ways i agree with her..  Somehow, some way, somebody in that child's life can prepare him/her a lunch to take to school.  i understand certain situations make that very difficult, bu...
by omenapt
Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: GO ROYALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 10950
Views: 547771

Re: GO ROYALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

should we not take notice of RA (runs against) ..still  #1 in the league(lowest amount)  and that Greinke pitched a full 9 innings yesterday...to me these stats speak  volumes about our prospects this year!
by omenapt
Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:23 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Officially Has A New Mayor - Mark Funkhouser
Replies: 2940
Views: 151214

Re: Kansas City Officially Has A New Mayor - Mark Funkhouser

Face it , AKP just defends him because FUNK is  just an Anti-TIF, anti-development, books-in-order ,bean counter  kinda guy..!

that rates high with many folks!
by omenapt
Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:20 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Best sandwich in town?
Replies: 61
Views: 5350

Re: Best sandwich in town?

Thank you  Mayor of Waldo for mentioning the Ruben at NY DELI as that would also be my pick!

There used to be a grilled tuna at Chilis, but i think they yanked that item :cry: