Westport Promises More Security Ahead Of Violent Kansas City Summer

Tonight we note a constant refrain from our 2nd favorite entertainment district as urban core violence is already ramping up.

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We notice Westport and all of Midtown has definitely become A MUCH ROUGHER PLACE after the COVID-19 pandemic. Some expect the reopen to soften the party district along with a slew of new housing. However, cuts in benefits and greater economic disparity have rarely had a calming effect. 

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Westport to resume enhanced security

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Westport will resume its enhanced security screening on Friday and Saturday nights beginning this week. Five checkpoints will be set up around the district's pedestrian-only zone, according to a news release, and will be operational from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. through an undetermined date in October.