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by grovester
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Olathe Great Center
Replies: 32
Views: 2692

Re: Olathe Great Center

It seems like something that would be popular.  As detailed in the book Applebee's America, megachurches and chain stores/restaurants serve as proxies for the town square in exurban America.  I think a combination of the two could have potential.  Perhaps it could also have some reta...
by grovester
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: Olathe Great Center
Replies: 32
Views: 2692

Re: Olathe Great Center

chrizow wrote:a forever 21 outlet.  pretzel time. 

maybe a store that sells only these:

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I think his ear is infected
by grovester
Sun Jan 04, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do for Green. . .
Replies: 547
Views: 40498

Re: What can we do for Green. . .

I guess my thought is to set a floor, with everyone(airlines, business, etc.) charging a fuel surcharge despite falling prices, no need to let gas fall below a certain level.  I know it's not free market, but I think with petroleums unusual characteristics (non-renewable, global warming, etc.),...
by grovester
Sat Jan 03, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: As the Mid East burns...
Replies: 39
Views: 2966

Re: As the Mid East burns...

I wondered how long it would be before this came up. "Those dirty Republicans screwed it up so bad we can never straighten it out!" If things are so messed up, make your "Chosen One" fix it. Or have you just now come to the conclusion that he's not going to be any better than any other rat bastard ...
by grovester
Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Is it me, or is the KC job market CRAP?
Replies: 198
Views: 16604

Re: Is it me, or is the KC job market CRAP?

the usual result is we don't get the big boom or the big bust, these numbers seem to reinforce that for now
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do for Green. . .
Replies: 547
Views: 40498

Re: What can we do for Green. . .

Really, I'm surprised.  Unless they spike upwards again soon to the 4$ level, I think people are enured to 2.50 a gallon.  It's to the point that <1.50 feels wrong.
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do for Green. . .
Replies: 547
Views: 40498

Re: What can we do for Green. . .

Agreed!  I'm a bit worried about the current economic climate and the possibility that a gas tax might get diverted elsewhere in the budget.
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do for Green. . .
Replies: 547
Views: 40498

Re: What can we do for Green. . .

Need to tack on a buck in tax, no one will ever notice!  Now, what to do with it?
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Trains blowing their horns at 2:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3950

Re: Trains blowing their horns at 2:30 AM

I lived in the east bay of SF, actually under the BART tracks.  The previous tenants had been a deaf couple.  It's amazing what your brain will block out after 6 months.
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: 801 Chop House
Replies: 199
Views: 14259

Re: 801 Chop House

sorry Toss
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: 801 Chop House
Replies: 199
Views: 14259

Re: 801 Chop House

prix fixe
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:17 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District
Replies: 6473
Views: 482346

Re: OFFICIAL: Power & Light District

Sports thread!
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Market Station apartments, formerly KC Southern Railyard
Replies: 334
Views: 30135

Re: River Market - KC Southern Railyard Apartments

voltopt wrote:That should help deaden sound, but won't help for large vibrations.


Yeah, not designed with the railroad in mind, only neighbors.
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Market Station apartments, formerly KC Southern Railyard
Replies: 334
Views: 30135

Re: River Market - KC Southern Railyard Apartments

Most structures use a poured concrete thin coat over the wood subfloor for not only sound buy fire barrier.  The precise term escapes me at the moment
by grovester
Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown Hereford House Explosion
Replies: 158
Views: 15020

Re: Downtown Hereford House Explosion

I distinctly remember them saying they would rebuild
by grovester
Sun Dec 28, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books we are reading.
Replies: 68
Views: 5423

Re: Books we are reading.

The aforementioned David Sedaris book, "When you are engulfed in flames"

Rant - Chuck Pahlaniuk

Just after sunset - Stephen King

2 good ones I read this year:

Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow

Crooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis
by grovester
Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: beer.
Replies: 2023
Views: 148151

Re: beer.

You can also find Nutcracker in the 12 pack variety pack, 2 per 12 pack, but to get 12 nutcrackers you'd need to consume 60 of the other Boulevard brands, and that would really suck 8)
by grovester
Sun Dec 21, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Falls at Crackernack Creek update
Replies: 476
Views: 19934

Re: OFFICIAL: The Falls (Bass Pro development)

I think it was Mardel, actually a Hobby Lobby spin off.
by grovester
Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: New Brewery in KC
Replies: 24
Views: 2783

Re: New Brewery in KC

classic!
by grovester
Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Economic Perception
Replies: 274
Views: 14526

Re: Economic Perception

the non-real estate equivalent would be the payday loan industry.  high risk but profitable.