Kansas City, Missouri

February 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Kansas City, MO - A few dozen people gathered outside a McDonalds restaurant at Troost and Cleaver II to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The group was led by Stand Up KC which used the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation strike in 1968 to fuel their demonstration. #KCMO stood with the...
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Kansas City International Airport
February 08, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - Late Thursday, the KCMO City Council voted 8-5 to approve the memo of understanding (MOU) between the city and developer Edgemoor to build a single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport. The MOU passed 8-5. I’m happy, relieved, and, most of all, excited that we can...
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February 06, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Kansas City, MO - Construction continues on the repurposed Kemper Arena in the city's West Bottom. Opening is set for September of this year according to developer Steve Foutch. Groundbreaking took place last September on what will become multi-use sports complex for adult and youth sports, that...
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Bill Grady
February 06, 2018 - 5:40 am
An advisory panel thinks it should be easier to have a drink in Kansas City's historic Jazz District. The city has invested more than $25 million to attract businesses to 18th and Vine. But for restaurant and tavern operators there is a stumbling block. Liquor by the drink cannot be served within...
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City of Overland Park
February 02, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Kansas City, MO - Clothing retailer Nordstrom announced today it will close its Oak Park Mall store in Overland Park, Kansas, and move to a new store at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. The new 116,000-square-foot store is expected to open in 2021, with a location not yet released...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:50 pm
Kansas City, MO - The airport committee of the Kansas City council has approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Edgemoor on the plan to build a single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport. With the committee approval, the proposed MOU will go to the full KCMO city council next...
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National Register of Historic Places
Kara Marxer
January 23, 2018 - 7:05 am
A historic Kansas City cemetery is facing expensive repairs. The remains of some of Kansas City's best-known citizens are buried at Elmwood Cemetery, including Morris Helzberg, founder of Helzberg Diamonds, Jacob Loose, founder of the company that would become Sunshine Bisquits and at least ten of...
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Kara Marxer
January 08, 2018 - 4:43 am
The Federal Tranportation Administration is giving the green light for Kansas City to move ahead with the next stage of development for the streetcar extension. The move doesn't guarantee any federal money, but it sets the stage, said Donna Mandelbaum with the Kansas City Streetcar Authority. "It...
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