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by kboish
Mon May 30, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1982
Views: 216176

Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2011/05/27/river-market-homes-head-to-auction.html The 27-home development at 5th and Oak streets was taken over by Arvest Bank, successor to SolutionsBank, in August. George Birt, the project's developer, said he surrendered the project to his lender beca...
by kboish
Thu May 26, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Crosstown Station - 1522 McGee
Replies: 76
Views: 6453

Re: Crosstown Station - 1522 McGee

Wow, that is surprising to me.  It's a shame if we're going to lose that venue all together and its replaced by something non-business/entertainment related. I really like their set-up. I assume this also means the upstairs PressRoom is closing as well?
by kboish
Thu May 26, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC police will try neighborhood foot patrols
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: KC police will try neighborhood foot patrols

There are four foot patrol zones. 1. will be within a block of armour blvd  from roughly Warwick to Wayne Ave 2. will be From Wyandotte to Main running from roughly Armour Blvd to roughly 39th St 3. will be running within a block of Independence from roughly chestnut to brighton 4.  will be roughly ...
by kboish
Wed May 18, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC police will try neighborhood foot patrols
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: KC police will try neighborhood foot patrols

I have plenty of good guesses, but I'll ask my friend if they know exactly where the footies are going.
by kboish
Tue May 17, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC police will try neighborhood foot patrols
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: KC police will try neighborhood foot patrols

My buddy who is a cop told me that the foot patrolers will be made up of all rookies coming out of the academy and will be placed in only the "toughest" hoods.
by kboish
Thu May 12, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: 2010 Census - KC metro at 2.1m population
Replies: 115
Views: 9921

Re: 2010 Census - KC metro at 2.1m population

Anecodotal story.  Yesterday I was speaking with a building manager (in KCK on countyline rd) and the census count came up and the effect it had on her complex.  She stated the Census Bureau showed up unannounced, banging on doors and flashing badges.  She said there vacancy rate went from nearly 0 ...
by kboish
Thu May 12, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Loose Park vs. Penn Valley Park
Replies: 52
Views: 6449

Re: Loose Park vs. Penn Valley Park

west side of PVP needs a disc golf course Yes. Does PVP have any kind of master plan or steering committee? Lots of great ideas on here that are very doable.  Is there any feasability to allowing a developer to put up condos/apartments and direct some of the taxes/revenues from this towards park im...
by kboish
Wed May 11, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies
Replies: 1662
Views: 127472

Re: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies

"We need to compete with Minneapolis and Dallas, not Overland Park. That?s a waste of time and money.?
What a great quote
by kboish
Sat May 07, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Food trucks in KC
Replies: 27
Views: 2168

Re: Food trucks in KC

Yea, I stopped by the food truck area.  Unfortunately I was too late as most of the trucks had sold out of most everything...when I had passed by earlier in the night there were 30-40min wait lines for each truck.  Wish I would have had time to go today to Boulevard Brewery today as I heard they had...
by kboish
Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:16 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Universal
Replies: 25
Views: 1613

Universal

Jonathan Justus contemplating opening a new restaurant in Crossroads @ old Universal Studios Film Exchange building - 1700 Wyandotte http://blogs.pitch.com/fatcity/2011/04/jonathan_justus_may_open_new_r.php would be great if he opened a restaurant in the crossroads period, but it's nice to see the P...
by kboish
Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Cliff drive proposed as downtown area giant hiking/biking trail
Replies: 44
Views: 5447

Re: Cliff drive proposed as downtown area giant hiking/biking trail

Kansas City Tweed Ride...in and around Kessler Park... We will congregate near the west entrance at ten in the morning, with the ride to commence at approximately eleven o?clock.  Dress in your finest turn of the century era wools, tweeds, silks and argyles*. Riders, and their machines, will have th...
by kboish
Tue Mar 15, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: The Urban Farming Guys
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Re: The Urban Farming Guys

This is great.  Kansas City really does have quite a nice urban farming scene that is continuing to grow quickly.  Its nice to because our laws here are actually quite generous compared to elsewhere, which has allowed small urban plots to spread quickly (and also it seems like people here are genera...
by kboish
Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: gomer's - midtown
Replies: 101
Views: 7246

Re: gomer's - midtown

Wasn't the city working on an updated development code addressing issues like this?  Thought I remember reading something about requirements for street frontage etc for new construction on main streets/intersections to prevent suburban style strip mall lots.  Am I remembering a pipe dream or is ther...
by kboish
Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Village West vs. Power & Light District
Replies: 55
Views: 4551

Re: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District

Seems to me like PnL was scaled back.  Isn't there a hotel, condos, and apartments missing?  i know that was phase 2/3 or whatever, but is that not included in the initial numbers? 
by kboish
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:36 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1982
Views: 216176

Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Noticed yesterday that the for lease signs are gone and some sort of work is in progress in the corner space across from Brown & Loe and former River Market Brewery. Any fellow MarketeersTM know what's happening?
There are still for lease signs in the window
by kboish
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Why no breakfast tacos in kansas city?
Replies: 16
Views: 1817

Re: Why no breakfast tacos in kansas city?

breakfast taco?  don't know if you mean burrito, but the burrito place in the city market sells a breakfast burrito.  Its just okay...but as far as i can tell KC sorely lacks breakfast burritos considering how many mexican joints it has...Having lived in San Diego I miss having a 24 hour burrito/tac...