Monday, May 15, 2017

The Kansas City Monday Link Layout

Hilly hotness inspires this quick peek at all the important local links for right now . . .

This Old Kansas City House

Businesses And Renters Flock To Downtown Kansas City As Older Buildings Get New Lives

Downtown Kansas City leads the nation these days reducing its office vacancy rate, but not because it's returning to its heyday as the region's business center. The drop is primarily due to the conversion of many older, obsolete office buildings into apartments and hotels as downtown has transitioned to a mixed-use, "live, work and play" district in the 21st century.

Toy Train Teaching Moment

Team selected to conduct KC Streetcar Southern Extension study

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A team has been chosen to look at KC Streetcar expansion efforts. The KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA) with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) selected the team led by HDR to conduct a KC Streetcar Southern Extension study to assess multi-modal transportation needs.

Kansas City Gunfight Aftermath

Police investigating after shooting, standoff near 83rd and Woodland

The Kansas City Police Department is investigating after a shooting and a standoff near 83rd and Woodland Monday afternoon. Officers were originally dispatched to the area to investigate a shots fired call. Witnesses on the scene said two people had been shooting at each other.

Local Suspect In Tragic Crash

Blue Springs attorney listed as driver in crash that killed woman on the side of I-70

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- New details emerge in a deadly crash on I-70 at Little Blue Parkway Saturday. Adrienne Afrisio died when a car hit her as she stood on the shoulder, watching a tow truck load her van onto its bed. The tow truck driver is still hospitalized.

Downtown Parking War Tech

Need help finding parking in downtown KC? There's an app for that

You can also pay for on-street parking meters through the app.

Box Store Across The Bridge Deets

Northland Costco finally has opening date

Costco will open its new Northland location on Thursday, according to its website. Costco, a warehouse membership club, had long been rumored to be opening a Northland location. But it wasn't until March 2016 that a location was finally confirmed by the Kansas City and Clay and Platte county officials, developer MD Management and the Platte County R-3 School District.

Even More Downtown Events

Astrophysics, Bluegrass, Condoleezza raise the bar this week

Here is the highlight reel of what's happening in Downtown Kansas City - from Monday to Sunday, May 15-21: Art in the Loop launches its 2017 schedule of Downtown arts and entertainment this week as The Center State takes center stage from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

more trains will solve all of KC's problems.

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