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by loftguy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 540
Views: 69924

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

This forum had a vote and outlawed 'caps'...
by loftguy
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Old KCPS HQ - 12th & McGee
Replies: 99
Views: 7093

Re: Old KCPS HQ - 12th & McGee

I try to allow for all kinds of tastes, but the call to tear this building down because of its appearance, is outrageous. No degree of difference from prior generations who destroyed 95% of our architectural treasure....because they were 'out of fashion' or 'too expensive to renovate'. The library/s...
by loftguy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Historic Old Northeast
Replies: 264
Views: 45527

Re: Historic Old Northeast

Update: October 10, 2018. There doesn't appear to be any visible progress since the July post. Fang, it's a natural pause between phases of construction, compounded by rain delays. In the mean time, they have been busy with the renovation of 90 historic apartment units on Maple Blvd. A really impor...
by loftguy
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCMO Downtown Streetcar
Replies: 5382
Views: 437765

Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

+1. I still don't go to AMC theaters because of that move and them playing the border game for tax breaks. I understand how great of a deal that was for them financially, but there is no rule that says companies that make good self-interested moves have to be admired or appreciated. There in a nuts...
by loftguy
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Commerce Tower
Replies: 278
Views: 45875

Re: OFFICIAL - Commerce Tower

Homeowners insurance is a wonderful thing...
by loftguy
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2297
Views: 271733

Re: Misc Crossroads News

That would be disappointing. They have great food. Perhaps they'd just like to be in a less funky space? The HVAC in there seems to be all over the place. I love the food too, but the service has been equal to the heating and cooling in dependability. They have never seemed to figure out a system a...
by loftguy
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2297
Views: 271733

Re: Misc Crossroads News

"People who hate children and animals can't be all bad...."

~W.C. Fields
by loftguy
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Nall Hills Shopping Center
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Re: Nall Hills Shopping Center

Does Tom Bodett work at Nancy Carpet One now?
by loftguy
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Dog friendly patios and places
Replies: 24
Views: 3679

Re: Dog friendly patios and places

Bar K opened their permanent location down by Berkeley Park. I'm guessing that's been mentioned somewhere around here. If you haven't been down to the Riverfront to check out Bar K, it's well worth visiting. This has to be among the most successful launches of a bar and grill operation of any kind.
by loftguy
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2297
Views: 271733

Re: Misc Crossroads News

I managed to slip in for a quick tour of Parlor.
The finishes are easily twice as nice as any food hall I have seen, or anticipated.
The menu's look very appealing.
Friday nights after work, this place is going to be slammed.....
by loftguy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Affordable Housing
Replies: 26
Views: 2248

Re: Affordable Housing

Develop creative versions of Single Room Occupancy (SRO).

Essentially dry-docked houseboat living with shared amenities.
by loftguy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: People Watching in KC
Replies: 9
Views: 813

Re: People Watching in KC

Anywhere in the City Market on a Saturday or Sunday.
The most remarkable array of humans walk by.
by loftguy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)
Replies: 450
Views: 56842

Re: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)

I don't get the negative vibes.
It's going to be different and that does not equal bad.
Kind of feel like I'm reading a Yelp review of any bbq place in town.
by loftguy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1750
Views: 148767

Re: Politics

https://www.quora.com/Does-Donald-Trump-believe-in-the-things-he-says-as-President-of-the-United-States If he is a con man then I don't understand why this kind of stuff wasn't used against him in 2016 He was repeatedly called out on his modus operendi, and he managed to slither through. He is beli...
by loftguy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL: East Village downtown neighborhood
Replies: 1614
Views: 134644

Re: OFFICIAL: East Village downtown neighborhood

$50 per square foot.
A good buy for VanTrust.
by loftguy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2297
Views: 271733

Re: Misc Crossroads News

DaveKCMO wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:44 pm
...and what's now the Crossroads was once considered "Midtown".
Also commonly was referenced as "Crosstown".....
by loftguy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Various restaurants coming to City
Replies: 19
Views: 2771

Re: Various restaurants coming to City

Hadn't heard about this, Outpost Social Club, 1000 W. 25th St. By October Looks to be same address as La Esquina? I don't know La Esquina, but I was thinking this is the old Speak Deli space in that weird spot up on 25th. La Esquina was the Charlotte Street arts facility in the east end of the buil...
by loftguy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2297
Views: 271733

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Just for the record, the 'Westside' is quite adamant that Broadway to I-35 is part of the Westside. It's a multi-generational point of contention and frankly a point of honor. I would not even hint at a dispute, as the resulting acrimony would be ponderous. The Westside had near zero political power...
by loftguy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Crossroads Hotel (2107 Central)
Replies: 91
Views: 17083

Re: OFFICIAL - Crossroads Hotel (2107 Central)

Hmmm, I have to wonder if Johnny Lazia was the inspiration for the restaurant name?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lazia
by loftguy
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Old KCPS HQ - 12th & McGee
Replies: 99
Views: 7093

Re: Drury Plaza Hotel

The school district is the entity that appears to have control and power over the future use of this site. Are they exempt from city processes? No, the school district is not exempt, but what power does the city have, until or if, Drury or similar entity asks for favors? The city can not prevent th...