Business

  • November 3, 2017

    Welcome Home,...

    “This is a place where people come in, and a regular will buy a new person a drink, and the next thing you know that person is a regular. It's kind of why we wrote [on a wall], not Welcome Back, but Welcome Home."

  • November 3, 2017

    Empanada Madness...

    Andrea Hall is renovating the former Lichtenberg’s Jewelry store to open a second Empanada Madness specializing in South American cuisine.     Empanada Madness moves into former jeweler’s space By Jill Draper A local restaurant that specializes in South American cuisine will open a second location in early November near...

  • November 1, 2017

    Finally! Red...

    By John Sharp A new sit-down restaurant coming to the Red Bridge Shopping Center, Caleb’s Breakfast and Lunch, was announced Saturday, October 14, by Owen Buckley, president of Lane4 Property Group that has renovated the center. Speaking to the several hundred people that attended the first annual South KC Block...

  • November 1, 2017

    Einstein Bros....

    Developer Lane4 has decided to close the Einstein Bros. Bagels on State Line Road.  In its place will be built a new building that will host Panera Bread and a Chipotle Mexican restaurant.   Both Einstein Bros. and Panera Bread are majority-owned by JAB Holdings, a privately-owned German holding company.  The...

  • November 1, 2017

    Bambini Creativi...

    “A lot of our parents don’t want their kids to leave.” Story and photos by Jill Draper Brianne Teevan-Bongiovanni was performing at The Second City theater and designing exhibits for the Chicago Children’s Museum when she learned about the Reggio Emilia Approach, an educational philosophy—somewhat like Montessori and Waldorf—that’s based...

  • November 1, 2017

    Where are...

    Many of the flooded businesses are on the verge of reopening. By Brad Lucht While both the waters and the memories of the floods at 103 Square have receded, several local businesses continue are relocating to the Watt’s Mill Shopping Center. Tavern on 103rd The sign is up for Tavern...

  • October 31, 2017

    Spirit Halloween...

    By Jill Draper By mid-October the customer flow at Spirit Halloween transitions from a small trickle to a large roar—at least that’s how it seems to Holli Root, store manager. The weekend before Halloween is the craziest. Crowds pour in to purchase what’s left of the hundreds of costumes, wigs,...

  • October 22, 2017

    Kingswood concludes...

    The expansion of Kingswood Senior Living Community at 100th & Wornall can be viewed during a ribbon cutting ceremony November 14.

  • October 20, 2017

    Greitens approves...

    "In addition to creating new jobs, the overall economic impact of this project will be millions of dollars.” - Gov. Eric Greitens

  • October 17, 2017

    Crows to...

    By the end of the calendar year Crows Coffee expects to be open for business selling fair-trade coffee, housemade chai tea and a variety of fresh-baked pastries and breakfast burritos.

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