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by loftguy
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 715
Views: 81005

Re: Three Light

Make no mistake, these programs don’t help the poor. The single mother with two kids isn’t going to live in Three Light. The subsidies will be going to medical students with no income being supported by parents, retirees living off big savings, business owners who had loses on their business for a ...
by loftguy
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: P&L District: 13th & Walnut Site Proposal
Replies: 1052
Views: 114543

Re: P&L District: 13th & Walnut Site Proposal

DaveKCMO wrote:
shinatoo wrote:Arguing about BBQ might be the dumbest thing around.
Thank you.
Yep.
by loftguy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3641
Views: 322208

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Burberry closing - last day is March 24. These are the kind of stores that the plaza needs so this is disheartening. Agreed. Plus recent articles point to the new CEO wanting to move away from areas that are not wealthy. Apparently, he visited all the stores in the US and I'm guessing the Kansas Ci...
by loftguy
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: "Flashcube" Building - 720 Main
Replies: 112
Views: 16894

Re: "Flashcube" Building - 720 Main

But also, in some cities dogs don't use grass, they just lay it out on the curb or sidewalk. I feel like this is something that has not caught on around here as most of the dogs are really suburban dogs in disguise. If I was a betting man, I would wager you do not have a dog. I've seen dogs! :cry: ...
by loftguy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections
Replies: 80
Views: 8771

Re: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections

loftguy wrote:
Riverite wrote:How does shields keep getting elected?
Because people under 40 in the 4th district are overwhelmingly absent from the polls.
edit: and Sheilds is a name that those over 40 can manage to remember...
by loftguy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections
Replies: 80
Views: 8771

Re: 2019 Mayor/Council Elections

Riverite wrote:How does shields keep getting elected?
Because people under 40 in the 4th district are overwhelmingly absent from the polls.
by loftguy
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Freshwater - Midtown
Replies: 52
Views: 7610

Re: Freshwater - Midtown

My insurance is up to date.....I will support Freshwater.
by loftguy
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: The Russell on Main
Replies: 23
Views: 2757

Re: The Russell on Main

I've had catered meals several times from the Russell.
Each was spectacular.
Can't wait to visit.
by loftguy
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Freshwater - Midtown
Replies: 52
Views: 7610

Re: Freshwater - Midtown

WSPanic wrote:How does one "install" new retail? Do you kick existing folks out?
You build new neighborhood retail.
Create walkable streets with patios, benches, places to gather.
Restaurants, bakerys, pubs, shops.

We need to slow things down to make it attractive.
by loftguy
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Freshwater - Midtown
Replies: 52
Views: 7610

Re: Freshwater - Midtown

Looks like Freshwater will be back to its original location this Spring. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article197870229.html Owner plans to put up barriers. Too bad there is not much that can be done with SW Trafficway - its essentially a street forced into a r...
by loftguy
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1550
Views: 126846

Re: Politics

FangKC wrote:Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders pleads guilty in federal court to wire fraud and misusing campaign money.

http://www.kmbc.com/article/former-jack ... t/15894172

About as dumb-fuck of a situation as they come.
by loftguy
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown office vacancy
Replies: 76
Views: 11783

Re: Downtown office vacancy

CBRE Q4/2017 office report... http://cbre.vo.llnwd.net/grgservices/secure/Kansas%20City_Office_Marketview_Q4%202017.pdf?e=1515436524&h=b3f2eb1a85e1060d803eccb17fc3213b Downtown Class A vacancy at 11.3% according to CBRE, will be interesting to see what Collier's shows as they track more space. In t...
by loftguy
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1975
Views: 205158

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

So someone paying $9 for 9 hours of parking during a workday = $45/wk. How does that compare with structured or surface lot parking options in the loop? You seem to have surmised that this change is intended to discourage full day parking in these spaces. Garage parking is available at 300 Wyandott...
by loftguy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3641
Views: 322208

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

An office building at NE corner of 47th/Main is going residential, luxury senior living. Would like to see some of the office spaces above Plaza retail also go residential. https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2017/12/12/more-details-on-northpoints-planned-luxury-senior.html We will need to ...
by loftguy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 1776
Views: 198729

Re: Westport

Eon Blue wrote:Where is the local historic preservation organization on this one? This is geographically within their wheelhouse.
No shit.
by loftguy
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: On-going downtown development projects
Replies: 344
Views: 72492

Re: On-going downtown development projects

Turning down $7.9 m. is a reflection of the owners underlying disconnect.
by loftguy
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: On-going downtown development projects
Replies: 344
Views: 72492

Re: On-going downtown development projects

hartliss wrote:
He added: “If everything we did in Detroit over the past seven years was dictated by lenders, we never would have gotten going. We’re trying to take this market to the next level — that means that we can’t be at the mercy of conservative lenders."

TRUTH
by loftguy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown Tanners closing?
Replies: 114
Views: 14647

Re: Downtown Tanners closing?

Is having a jazz trio or quartet performing during your meal considered the pinnacle of restaurantdom?
by loftguy
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4557
Views: 335898

Re: We need a new airport!!!

I was impressed that it passed by similar percentages in Clay & Platte, too. Apparently this was one issue that the river doesn't divide us on. So who are the 500 people that voted yes on 2 and no on 3? And are there just 11,000 that vote no on everything, no matter what? Had I been able to vote in...
by loftguy
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Hilton Home2 Suites Hotel (20th & Main)
Replies: 210
Views: 31787

Re: OFFICIAL - Hilton Home2 Suites Hotel (20th & Main)

DaveKCMO wrote:package liquor license requested for the hotel.
Don't they need that in order to sell the stuff stocked in the mini-fridge?

Surprised the application is this late in process.