Carolyn Maloney, ranking member of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, released a Mother’s Day statement about the contribution of working mothers to their household income and to the national economy.
Berbiglia’s Roost plans a July opening at 8725 Metcalf Ave. It will specialize in fried chicken and barbecue but also offer such comfort foods as slow roasted pot roast, Salisbury steak and fried fruit pies. Fuddruckers and Pacific Buffet Sushi Steak & Grill had formerly operated in the spot.
Apartment living offers renters a lot of freedom, but it can also be costlier if you don’t follow the terms of the lease when it comes to subleasing arrangements, recovering damage deposits, and doing a final walk-through of the apartment with the manager.
The Prairie Village Planning Commission approved a final development plan at its March 1 meeting, but architect Rick Jones made an informal appearance this week to show commissioners the latest decorative tweaks his firm had made to the 286,000-square-foot central complex.
City council members have spirited debate about the business and the permit process, with some angry over noise violations and other issues while others express frustration about unrealistic burdens put on the operation.
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low 5 percent, roughly where it has been since fall.
Bats Global Markets, the Lenexa-based operator of the nation’s second-largest stock exchange, doubled its earnings in the first three months of the year compared with a year ago. The report covered the final three months that Bats operated as a privately owned business. Its shares began trading publicly last month.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James and other dignitaries celebrated the grand opening of the downtown streetcar system Friday with speeches and an inaugural ride. Then it was finally time for the public to get on board.