A new Firenza has opened near Barry Road and Interstate 29 in the Northland, and several more area locations are planned. Firenza, 8624 N. Boardwalk Ave., serves hand-crafted, made-to-order pizzas, including a signature Joe's KC BBQ pizza made with Joe's KC BBQ brisket, pulled pork, sausage and Joe's KC BBQ sauce.
Law enforcement and health officials met in Kansas City Thursday to discuss Missouri’s opioid crisis. They said abuse of both legal prescription drugs and illegal heroin is increasingly causing overdoses and crime.
Blade and Timber, a new ax-throwing club, is now open in the West Bottoms. Players enter a lane, grab an ax, lift it over their head then throw it at a target. Just like in darts, they aim for a bull's-eye. Teams are now forming, and instructors are on hand to improve performances.
Audra Pankrez is one of scores of Kansas City-area residents who work as independent contractors for Amazon Flex, delivering packages to homes and businesses on behalf of the online retail giant Amazon. Kansas City recently joined a number of other U.S. cities where Amazon is looking to reduce costs from using traditional delivery companies.