Downtown Buildings with Activity

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FangKC wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:10 am
If the North Loop was full of new apartment buildings like City Club, ARTerra and Reverb, Mildred's would be hopping.
It's got plenty of residents now, more than the Crossroads location. We see that in the commuting hours at the North Loop streetcar stop.

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DaveKCMO wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:32 am
The new Mildred's is open! https://www.kansascity.com/news/busines ... 29527.html
Is impressive how many coffee joints downtown has given so many surface lots yet to be developed.

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earthling wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:38 am
DaveKCMO wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:32 am
The new Mildred's is open! https://www.kansascity.com/news/busines ... 29527.html
Is impressive how many coffee joints downtown has given so many surface lots yet to be developed.
Stopped by Mildreds (a couple times this week) and it has been pretty busy each time. One thing to note is that the prices of sandwiches have jumped up a $2-$3 dollars a piece since the move.

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Seeing Pickleman’s advertising January 6th opening with some test runs next week.

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normalthings wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:26 pm
Seeing Pickleman’s advertising January 6th opening with some test runs next week.
Did the advertising specify a year or did they leave that part open-ended? :lol:

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Lol

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Giggled

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normalthings wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:26 pm
Seeing Pickleman’s advertising January 6th opening with some test runs next week.
I didn't see anybody inside, but there was a pickle standing out front at lunchtime today handing out flyers (or menus).

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Just under 4 years. Think how long it would have taken if they had wanted a liquor license?

Original announcment:
http://www.kansascity.com/news/business ... 87737.html

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thanks for doing the math for me! today begins my boycott of that stupid place. if it's still around on november 17 2023 i'll give it a go, but my hope is that it is a 5 guys by then.

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Why the boycott?

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because i walk past underutilized space 25x a day every day and this is the rare occasion i can place blame on a current retail tenant for several years of it instead of some shadowy, abstract kemper or copaken enterprise.

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boycotts just make it underutilized again quicker

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I don’t feel the need to reward incompetent businesses just for existing.

Apparently the franchisees were also blaming the Andrews McMeel construction as an additional reason for why it took them so long to open. :roll:

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rough crowd. I feel like it was a case of not enough capital to do what they needed to do to the space. They stayed invested in it and now we have another option open until 10pm. I'll give them a shot and wish them well.

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swid wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:07 pm
I don’t feel the need to reward incompetent businesses just for existing.

Apparently the franchisees were also blaming the Andrews McMeel construction as an additional reason for why it took them so long to open. :roll:
That was part of the delay and who cares... they were paying rent the entire time. I don't think it's fair to blame the owners or assume they're "incompetent". You have no idea why the had to pay rent for years on a place that wasn't making a single penny for them.

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Oh... and by the way it was packed today yet people got in and out quickly. I didn't go but heard several people who loved it and were impressed with the speed of service.

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We’ve talked about it so much here, now I want to try it.

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Recommend the chipolte chicken, plus the soup is good. A lot of people like the pizzas. I lived across from a Picklemans in law school and lived off the stuff.

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They were quite busy at lunch today, but the line moved reasonably quickly. The Italian Beef is decent. I'll probably go back, if I can remember it actually opened.

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