Construction on an 80-bed assisted-living center in Lees Summit is expected to begin next month, one of four senior housing projects planned for the Kansas City area by Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development.
The Kansas City housing market continued to lag in May, with 2,185 new and existing homes sold, down 24 percent from May 2010.
WASHINGTON | The economys continuing struggles arent just confounding ordinary Americans. Theyve also stumped the head of the Federal Reserve.
Scattered among the bright-eyed youth you would expect to find at the SkillsUSA national championships this week are some crows feet, bald patches, and even a beer gut or two.
Better ask today if it's okay to bring your dog to work tomorrow. Friday is this year's Take Your Dog to Work Day, designated by Pet Sitters International.
Steve Schussler, creator of Rainforest Café and T-Rex Café, spent three years developing his Backfire BBQ Featuring Orange County Choppers before going up against Kansas Citys famed operations.
Coaches Bill Self, Frank Martin and Mike Anderson are household names in the Kansas City area. But there’s another successful college coach who has nothing to do with dribbling, passing or shooting a basketball.
QuikTrip on Monday started bulldozing the store at 27 Southwest Blvd. and will open a new store about 100 feet away. When it opens, it will be a Missouri business and exempt from the higher Kansas taxes on cigarettes and gas. Liquor with stronger alcohol content than 3.2 beer also will be available.
Although Americans may be putting off big-ticket purchases like cars and appliances, they are still treating themselves, making some surprising categories not only recession proof, but recession fueled.
Government readily steps in when a small bank fails, which was the case last month when TeamBank failed. But itís a whole different situation for the nationís mega financial institutions, says Sheila Bair, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Theyíre not just banks, you see.