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Post by smh » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:07 pm

GRID wrote:
smh wrote:Slightly tangential thought: If you're ever looking to update Skyline Scenes, I'd love to be able to see a grid of photos (like say 20 or more at a time) in an effort to find one that was "just right" as opposed to looking one by one. That is all.
I'm not sure what you mean. You can see many photos at once by selecting a city or doing a search of whatever you are looking for. You can also add photos to the lightbox and then choose them from there.

For example

http://www.skylinescenes.com/kansas-cit ... 119p1.html

Can you elaborate more? I'm good with this type of feedback, trust me :).
Perhaps I'm just being picky. But I'd like to see a grid with smaller thumbnails to view more photos faster. Kind of like on Flickr or something like that. I think I'm just being picky. I just want to look at ALL the KC photos, but don't have the patience to get through 500+ pictures...but if I could view 50 at a time...

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Post by aknowledgeableperson » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:21 pm

harbinger911 wrote:Kansas City is the first city and currently only city to have Google Fiber
KCK?

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Post by flyingember » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:01 pm

aknowledgeableperson wrote:
harbinger911 wrote:Kansas City is the first city and currently only city to have Google Fiber
KCK?
also not true

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Fib ... r_Stanford

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Post by Slappy the Wang » Fri May 03, 2013 3:19 pm

NAME NAMES.

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Post by FangKC » Sat May 04, 2013 11:13 am

I would suggest adding the Mutual Musicians Foundation to the Jazz District section.

http://jazz-clubs.findthebest.com/l/131 ... Foundation

In the River Market section, I would add street views of Delaware and Walnut storefronts.

In the performing arts/theater section, I would add an exterior of the Folly Theater.

In entertainment districts, I would add Zona Rosa in the Northland.

I would suggest adding these to the museum section:

the Toy and Miniature Museum,
the National Agriculture Hall of Fame,
the National Frontier Trails Museum,
the Vaile Mansion,
the Bingham-Waggoner Estate,
the John Wornall House,
Missouri Town 1855
Fort Osage, Sibley, MO

http://www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org/about.aspx

http://www.aghalloffame.com/

http://www.ci.independence.mo.us/nftm/

http://vailemansion.org/Welcome.html

http://www.bwestate.org/

http://wornallhouse.org/

http://www.jacksongov.org/missouritown/

I would add a section called Regional Attractions that include:

Hall of Waters, Excelsior Springs

http://www.visitesprings.com/Visitor_Center.html

http://www.elmshotelandspa.com/index.php

Parkville, Missouri

http://www.parkvillemo.org/

Weston, Missouri

http://westonmo.com/entertainment/attractions.html

Liberty, Missouri

http://historicdowntownliberty.org/

Lexington, Missouri

http://www.visitlexingtonmo.com/index.cfm?Page=Home

Leavenworth, Kansas

http://www.lvarea.com/

Frontier Army Museum

http://www.ffam.us/

One might consider adding photos and links to the major hotels, and regional bed and breakfasts.

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Post by Highlander » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:52 am

Guess I need to check out the Money Museum next time in town.

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Post by missingkc » Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:26 pm

Maybe because they're free from local politics and the financial support that gets tied up with them? They can focus on the current and cool rather than having to respond to clout?

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Post by FangKC » Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:31 pm

Yes, it's strange. About two years ago, I contacted Union Station saying they should feature the National Archives on their web site,since it's a tenant, and have a link to it. A reply said it was a fantastic idea, but nothing ever came from it. Around that time, the National Archives was running some sort of interesting exhibit.

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Post by flyingember » Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:14 am

FangKC wrote:Yes, it's strange. About two years ago, I contacted Union Station saying they should feature the National Archives on their web site,since it's a tenant, and have a link to it. A reply said it was a fantastic idea, but nothing ever came from it. Around that time, the National Archives was running some sort of interesting exhibit.
the archives has a new exhibit every few months. it's a tiny space for the exhibit but they do try to use it well

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Post by TheBigChuckbowski » Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:42 pm

harbinger911 wrote:How does this website get it so right when everything local (CVB, visitkc) does it so poorly?

http://www.afar.com/north-america/kansa ... ates/guide
Probably because it's all written by one guy that lives in KC.

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Post by bahua » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:48 pm

Just FYI, the Federal Reserve Bank of KC is not a government structure, nor is it a significant government employer. The great majority of the people who work there are either contractors or direct employees of the Bank itself.

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Post by WinchesterMysteryHouse » Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:22 pm

Best thing to do in KC is to bike it!
Rent 'em or buy some refurb'ed from 816 Bike Collective!
The thrifts will sell you any busted-ass bike for $$$.
816 makes 'em road-ready for about the same price as thrift/craigslist, fact.

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Post by StL_Dan » Mon Jul 13, 2015 2:53 pm

sweeeeet, grid!

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Post by StL_Dan » Mon Jul 13, 2015 3:07 pm

WinchesterMysteryHouse wrote:Best thing to do in KC is to bike it!
Rent 'em or buy some refurb'ed from 816 Bike Collective!
The thrifts will sell you any busted-ass bike for $$$.
816 makes 'em road-ready for about the same price as thrift/craigslist, fact.
I was just talking to a co-worker about biking from Olathe all the way to downtown. There really isn't any way to do that efficiently, much less safely. Would be extremely cool to take a day to ride the 20 miles up, tour the city, mid town and westport, and wherever else, then ride back. Oh well....

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Post by grovester » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:18 pm

Old KC Road to Marshall Drive to Merriam Lane should get you most of the way. Likely a few odd connections here or there.

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Post by flyingember » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:20 pm

StL_Dan wrote:
WinchesterMysteryHouse wrote:Best thing to do in KC is to bike it!
Rent 'em or buy some refurb'ed from 816 Bike Collective!
The thrifts will sell you any busted-ass bike for $$$.
816 makes 'em road-ready for about the same price as thrift/craigslist, fact.
I was just talking to a co-worker about biking from Olathe all the way to downtown. There really isn't any way to do that efficiently, much less safely. Would be extremely cool to take a day to ride the 20 miles up, tour the city, mid town and westport, and wherever else, then ride back. Oh well....
really? Because that's actually one of the few doable safe bike routes across the city. There's very few places in KC which can get to midtown on bike without large amounts of time on road and have it be as direct.

Get to Indian Creek trail where it's roughly at Santa Fe at South Mur-Len. this takes you all the way to Holmes Road in KC in almost a straight line.
Then you go north on Holmes to the Trolley Track Trail which gets you all the way to UMKC.

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Post by chingon » Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:52 pm

flyingember wrote:
Get to Indian Creek trail where it's roughly at Santa Fe at South Mur-Len. this takes you all the way to Holmes Road in KC in almost a straight line.
Then you go north on Holmes to the Trolley Track Trail which gets you all the way to UMKC.
Are they ever going to link those?

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Post by flyingember » Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:16 pm

chingon wrote:
flyingember wrote:
Get to Indian Creek trail where it's roughly at Santa Fe at South Mur-Len. this takes you all the way to Holmes Road in KC in almost a straight line.
Then you go north on Holmes to the Trolley Track Trail which gets you all the way to UMKC.
Are they ever going to link those?
who's they?

the trolley trail is owned by the KCATA
the Indian Creek trail, KCATA
the land inbetween by the land bank, city, county, the us government, a railroad and a school district

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Post by chingon » Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:29 pm

flyingember wrote:
chingon wrote:
flyingember wrote:
Get to Indian Creek trail where it's roughly at Santa Fe at South Mur-Len. this takes you all the way to Holmes Road in KC in almost a straight line.
Then you go north on Holmes to the Trolley Track Trail which gets you all the way to UMKC.
Are they ever going to link those?
who's they?

the trolley trail is owned by the KCATA
the Indian Creek trail, KCATA
the land inbetween by the land bank, city, county, the us government, a railroad and a school district
I thought there was a "plan" to connect the 2. Don't really know who the "they" is or even should be. The bike gods? Did I not ask the question in the right way for you?

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