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by bspecht
Sun May 17, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 206481

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

That sidewalk blockage is trash and could be easily fixed by a barricade out there so as you turn that blind corner you don't get clipped by a turning vehicle I’ve walked that corner hundreds of times and never had an issue with a car. It’s still ugly and awkward. Doesn't even look passable in a wh...
by bspecht
Sun May 17, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements & Suggestions
Topic: Brave Internet Browser
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Re: Brave Internet Browser

I've used Brave for over a year now, just a stripped down Chrome w/ privacy focus. Not sure BAT will ever take hold to the extent it's envisioned, but can register site here to receive "tips" - https://publishers.basicattentiontoken.org.
by bspecht
Sun May 17, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Next Mayor 2019
Replies: 643
Views: 80657

Re: Next Mayor 2019

KCPowercat wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 1:45 pm
This James guy seems kind of anti but seems he is known by a few on here?
Active on Twitter, pretty anti when incentives.
by bspecht
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Reverb (1800 Walnut)
Replies: 403
Views: 83072

Re: OFFICIAL - Reverb (1800 Walnut)

New December construction update video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaPDe0Lvegk
by bspecht
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)
Replies: 471
Views: 84675

Re: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)

If website availability is correct, 20 units are available. 106/126 = ~84% inside of a year. Strong performance.
https://www.arterrakc.com/floor-plans.aspx
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: 4711 Belleview
Replies: 37
Views: 9428

Re: 4711 Belleview

Rezoning request submitted last week.
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... =locations
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Midtown Area Apartment Boom
Replies: 122
Views: 21971

Re: Midtown Area Apartment Boom

Final empty plat along Linwood in Midtown Market Place is going in as retail & fast food. Two curbs cuts, but actual street frontage.
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... c2488fe7a8
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - East9 (former Pickwick Plaza)
Replies: 313
Views: 65534

Re: OFFICIAL - East9 (former Pickwick Plaza)

Keto Kitchen getting permits, looks like corner spot?
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 70a9d885c5
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 4340
Views: 544704

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Brown's Cafe coming to 4709 Central
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... =locations
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Union Hill Development
Replies: 369
Views: 77071

Re: Union Hill Development

KC Barbell Fitness coming in to UC-B "Barn" across from Gallerie.
https://uc-bproperties.com/property/bus-barn/
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 3bad261343
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2889
Views: 425767

Re: Misc Crossroads News

#Churchroads continues. OfficePort location?
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 38914cd154

Essence of Australia Bridal Shop - 1715 Wyandotte
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... =locations
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Summit on Quality Hill
Replies: 74
Views: 17726

Re: OFFICIAL - Summit on Quality Hill

by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 2583
Views: 357421

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

VR arcade / bar coming to 310 Oak.
https://www.doubletapkc.com/
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Wonderful Waldo
Replies: 595
Views: 99728

Re: Wonderful Waldo

LCRA request rejected for Waldo Ice House. Wow. 7-6, Q deciding vote no. Did they say why it was a no? First Ellington spoke up to say "this isn't an area of town the tool should be used in," not sure that had a lot of buy-in. Then Q said something along the lines of "I actually agree with that rea...
by bspecht
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Wonderful Waldo
Replies: 595
Views: 99728

Re: Wonderful Waldo

LCRA request rejected for Waldo Ice House. Wow. 7-6, Q deciding vote no.
by bspecht
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 186
Views: 32955

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

Re 1200 Broadway: KC Southern rep spoke up in Business Session to say they have an interest in a partnership w/ City to build more than parking there.
by bspecht
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Layoffs at The Star
Replies: 520
Views: 88842

Re: Layoffs at The Star

FangKC wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:40 pm
I think a better route for Kevin would be to do a Kansas City thread for Curbed.
Curbed just shut down New Orleans, Philly, Seattle & DC. :/
by bspecht
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 277
Views: 43701

Re: Companies moving downtown

Project Leavitt just popped up on Council agenda for first reading. http://cityclerk.kcmo.org/LiveWeb/Docum ... BTl0KQGvbr

Note, no mention of downtown but not Project Decoy which is assumed to be W&R.
by bspecht
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: On-going downtown development projects
Replies: 393
Views: 131843

Re: On-going downtown development projects

earthling wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:06 pm
This development map looks pretty much up to date, though some complete still marked under construction...
http://nextkansas.city/development-map/
Let me know which ones. Harder to keep straight while not in KC.
by bspecht
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We are getting a new airport!!!
Replies: 435
Views: 57997

Re: We are getting a new airport!!!

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