Business

  • December 19, 2017

    Reopening of...

    By Jill Draper McDonald’s is modernizing its fast-food restaurant concept throughout the nation, and the location at 13301 State Line Rd. is celebrating a new look, a new ordering system and in the near future, new menu options. At the grand reopening on Dec. 19, the first 100 customers (beginning...

  • December 15, 2017

    A Healthy...

    By Joey Salomone Capture the sun this holiday season to stay merry and bright. In other words, go to bed early, wake up early and absorb as much daylight as you can during the year’s shortest, darkest days. Other helpful tips: eat lots of plants, wash your hands and take...

  • December 11, 2017

    Free Dental...

    By Kathy Feist November 22nd was a bitterly cold and windy day. But that didn’t stop one military veteran from lining up at the doors of Dental Care Center in Martin City at 2 o’clock in the morning. That veteran was first in line to receive free dental care provided...

  • December 8, 2017

    On with...

      Martin City Melodrama finds its forever home near its first home By Kathy Feist It’s been 33 years since the Martin City Melodrama and Vaudevilla Co. first performed at the old Martin City Methodist Church at the corner of 135th & Holmes (now The Martin Event Space). After several...

  • December 7, 2017

    Drive-Through Coffee...

    By Jill Draper Traditional European-style coffee drinks—lattes, cappuccinos and espressos—will mix it up with  South American treats like arepas and cachapas when a new coffee shop opens on Holmes Road in 2018. If all goes according to schedule, the Martin City Coffeehouse will open in March or April, says Penelope...

  • December 6, 2017

    Who has...

    The South KC Homes for the Holiday Decorating Contest has begun. Submit your home or nominate a neighbors! Details inside.

  • November 22, 2017

    Center culinary...

    By Jill Draper A lackluster salad bar—iceberg lettuce, carrots and sometimes one additional raw vegetable—gave students at Center Alternative School the idea for their winning entry in a “Shark Tank”-style competition sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of America. The goal was to design a project that creates healthier food options...

  • November 22, 2017

    Wrapped in...

     By Sue Reames Thanks to the generosity of the employees of MarksNelson Certified Public Accounting and Business Advisors and their Wrapped in Warmth project, many homeless individuals of Kansas City will be better able to face the bitterly cold winter ahead.  In November of 2016, employees donated 132 coats and...

  • November 22, 2017

    Aerial Fitness:...

    By Zoë Dunning Amina Ricca, owner of Aerial Fitness, welcomed me into her partially finished studio. Other instructors and workers bustled about in preparation of their open house that afternoon, on November 11, when they would be demonstrating with silks and hoops to interested attendees. Although Amina had hoped that...

  • November 22, 2017

    Ishak is...

    By Brad Lucht Like many of the businesses that were flooded out of 103 Square, Ishak Fine Tailoring has reopened.   “Back by popular demand!,” said Geno Basov, owner of Geno’s Shoe Service.  Basov is a long-time friend, and is sharing the front of his shop. “He is a friend...

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