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Post by kcjak » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:49 am

Large mural being painted on a grain elevator in north Wichita - would love to see something like this on either side of the elevator on the NE corner of Rainbow and SW Blvd.

https://www.kansas.com/entertainment/ar ... 59645.html

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Post by grovester » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:21 am

That would make a great Open Spaces project.

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Re: Wichita

Post by kcjak » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:29 am

New riverfront development featuring bars, restaurants and other possibilities next to new ballpark downtown.

https://www.kansas.com/news/business/bi ... 05660.html

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Re: Wichita

Post by longviewmo » Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:47 pm

Also a new pedestrian bridge!

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Re: Wichita

Post by shinatoo » Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:23 am

Looks like they are going to fill the river up with water too.
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Re: Wichita

Post by DaveKCMO » Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:55 pm

Wichita has a very cool cocktail/wine bar now: https://www.facebook.com/canaict/

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Re: Wichita

Post by empires228 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:29 am

shinatoo wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:23 am
Looks like they are going to fill the river up with water too.
The river in Wichita is usually pretty full downtown thanks to a dam downstream...

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Re: Wichita

Post by longviewmo » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:43 pm

Renderings of the new ballpark: https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-go ... 30425.html

Lots of people seemed to react with "if we're spending this much money on a ballpark, we need something special"... not realizing that they're really trying to pull this off on a 13-month schedule from its current status as a completely level dirt lot.

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Re: Wichita

Post by empires228 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:51 pm

longviewmo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:43 pm
Renderings of the new ballpark: https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-go ... 30425.html

Lots of people seemed to react with "if we're spending this much money on a ballpark, we need something special"... not realizing that they're really trying to pull this off on a 13-month schedule from its current status as a completely level dirt lot.
Wichita has never completed any project on schedule. It won't happen.

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Re: Wichita

Post by kcjak » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:02 pm

empires228 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:51 pm
longviewmo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:43 pm
Renderings of the new ballpark: https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-go ... 30425.html

Lots of people seemed to react with "if we're spending this much money on a ballpark, we need something special"... not realizing that they're really trying to pull this off on a 13-month schedule from its current status as a completely level dirt lot.
Wichita has never completed any project on schedule. It won't happen.
Based on what examples? Intrust Bank Arena and the new central library didn't suffer any delays.

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Re: Wichita

Post by empires228 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:31 am

kcjak wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:02 pm
empires228 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:51 pm
longviewmo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:43 pm
Renderings of the new ballpark: https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-go ... 30425.html

Lots of people seemed to react with "if we're spending this much money on a ballpark, we need something special"... not realizing that they're really trying to pull this off on a 13-month schedule from its current status as a completely level dirt lot.
Wichita has never completed any project on schedule. It won't happen.
Based on what examples? Intrust Bank Arena and the new central library didn't suffer any delays.
Every road project they've started since the 80's. This project includes quite a bit of roadwork. They also broke ground while admitting that they haven't picked a final design for the stadium and haven't put out any bids for construction.

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