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by joshmv
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Bluhawk
Replies: 45
Views: 8296

Re: Bluhawk

The only reason this development has the cosmosphere is to get STAR bonds and if they reduce the size of the cosmosphere, that's more STAR bond money that can go to other parts of the project. It's the same exact thing as Prairie Fire. They are only adding these things to get the STAR bonds which n...
by joshmv
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Bluhawk
Replies: 45
Views: 8296

Re: Bluhawk

They keep scaling back this thing: https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/developer-of-op-bluhawk-project-announces-205m-phase-1 An article in today's Star says the Cosmophere will be added "in a later phase." Boy, is that a common theme with these projects. The museum also seems smaller th...
by joshmv
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 660
Views: 71682

Re: Three Light

kboish wrote:So, theoretically a rendering may be available (or description at least) later today when the full council's docket is posted on the clerks website.


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by joshmv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Hospital Hill activity
Replies: 124
Views: 17811

Re: Hospital Hill activity

by joshmv
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies
Replies: 1655
Views: 116873

Re: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies

beautyfromashes wrote:^ I've heard that working at that place is hell.


3.3/5 with over 6000 reviews on Glassdoor. Seems pretty average for that kind of company. I figured you’d be chiming in though.
by joshmv
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies
Replies: 1655
Views: 116873

Re: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies

500 new jobs in Kansas for UnitedHealth seems like a little bit of good news.

http://kcur.org/post/unitedhealth-group ... s#stream/0
by joshmv
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 804
Views: 118060

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Hopefully they still put the angled accent piece on top like the rendering. Doesn't look bad without it, just seems like it would even it out a little bit.
by joshmv
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Union Station
Replies: 1544
Views: 120333

Re: Union Station

They have two alternate paths to the bridge they open up depending on if the best alt is blocked off. Have you been looking for this path? They usually put up signs. They don't do great with the signs, but yes, there are other ways of getting to the bridge. I usually just walk through the Amtrak si...
by joshmv
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: One Kansas City Place
Replies: 126
Views: 17343

Re: One Kansas City Place

I have density envy, but never height envy.
by joshmv
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: NHL OR NBA, let the message board decide!!
Replies: 2442
Views: 167287

Re: NHL OR NBA, let the message board decide!!

beautyfromashes wrote:In my mind


I think that's where things are going wrong.
by joshmv
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Kansas City Sports
Topic: NHL OR NBA, let the message board decide!!
Replies: 2442
Views: 167287

Re: NHL OR NBA, let the message board decide!!

What's my point? It's time that suburbanites in KC learn that "driving all the way downtown" and "Is it safe there?" need to be removed from their psyche. Get out of your cocoon and live a little. It's still crazy to me that people have the viewpoint that people who live in the ...
by joshmv
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)
Replies: 126
Views: 17418

Re: Ambassador Hotel (1111 Grand)

https://cityscenekc.com/ambassador-hotel-gets-incentive-nod-for-14-9-million-expansion-work-to-begin-soon/ https://i0.wp.com/cityscenekc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Ambassador-hotel-expansion.png https://i2.wp.com/cityscenekc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Ambassador-expansion.png?w=740&ssl=1
by joshmv
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 2080
Views: 159527

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

I'm lost. Could someone do me a favor and give a quick TLDR on where we are with the expansion? I think I've got this far... The TDD passed The petition blocking city involvement passed Planning will continue Another election for specific TDD taxes will happen next year Obviously the petition passin...
by joshmv
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC in TV and Movies
Replies: 1667
Views: 169975

Re: KC in TV and Movies

I was making a joke about your wording, which seemed to imply that because you are nearsighted you could see the buildings in the foreground of the commercial just fine, but not the buildings in the background. You actually mean that, did you? The buildings in the background of a recorded video are...
by joshmv
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Some downtown conceptual/potential projects
Replies: 20
Views: 2380

Re: Some downtown conceptual/potential projects

TheLastGentleman wrote:Anyone know where they came from? The stadium one was from Tony's KC and he didn't provide a source.


The picture isn't there anymore, but I'm pretty sure it's from this...

http://royalscorner.blogspot.com/2005/1 ... ts-to.html

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