<![CDATA[Business Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST Business Columns & Blogs 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Menu debuts: Westport’s Doughnut Lounge’s new summer doughnut, drink options http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80414662.html#storylink=rss Westport’s Doughnut Lounge has a new executive chef, new bar manager

New menu items will debut Monday; include Do’nachos, a vegan doughnut, two gluten-free doughnuts, craft cocktails

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Sat, 28 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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Gifts to boost your college graduate’s financial smarts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article79978667.html#storylink=rss Here are some alternatives to cold, hard cash

A financial organizing kit can be helpful

Time with a financial consultant could be the best gift of all

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Fri, 27 May 2016 06:00:00 CDT

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New Mexican restaurant in Northland; mystery at Kobe in Power & Light District http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80297707.html#storylink=rss Estilo Rancho Grill is taking the former Cascone’s Grill North spot at 6427 N. Cosby Ave.

Southside Eatery + Bar wants to open in Watts Mill Plaza

Kobe Japanese Steak & Seafood has a sign on the door saying it is short on staff so can only serve a limited amount of customers

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Fri, 27 May 2016 11:01:36 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 26 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80041347.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes restaurants in Lenexa, Merriam, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, and Kansas City, Kan.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:28:03 CDT

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KC chamber names K12itc as its top small business of the year http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article79825272.html#storylink=rss K12itc provides customized technology solutions and services for K‐12 school districts

It received the Mr. K Award, named after Ewing Marion Kauffman, founder of Marion Laboratories and original owner of the Royals

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Wed, 25 May 2016 13:31:01 CDT

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New West Bottoms Kitchen will have a Southern flair http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article79933872.html#storylink=rss The family-owned restaurant will serve such items as BLTs with fried green tomatoes and blackened meatloaf

It is taking the former Frank’s gourmet hot dogs spot at 1623 Genessee St.

A June 2 opening is scheduled

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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:43:24 CDT

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There’s still time to plug the college money gap http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article78786142.html#storylink=rss Here are some ideas compiled from reports and tip lists released by several financial aid experts in recent weeks

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Fri, 20 May 2016 06:00:00 CDT

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Houlihan’s debuts new cocktail menu in Overland Park, Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78865982.html#storylink=rss Leawood-based chain rolling out new cocktail menu at its Overland Park and Dallas restaurants

All 10 cocktails will be available starting Tuesday, but the chain is rolling out two new cocktails a day

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:31:13 CDT

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Raising Cane’s Blue Springs update; new patios for Jax Fish House, Bier Station http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78845637.html#storylink=rss Raising Cane’s opens in Blue Springs on Tuesday, and in Westport on June 7

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar, in the West Plaza, has a new patio

Bier Station, in the Waldo/Brookside area, has opened a new expanded patio

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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:50:24 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant inspections for May 19 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78601782.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes venues in Kansas City, Kan., Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee and the Northland

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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:58:55 CDT

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Cafe Europa expands with Union Hill restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78349777.html#storylink=rss Cafe Europa’s longtime chef and general manager are buying the Crestwood restaurant

They also will open a new location in Union Hill in September

The Country Club Plaza’s Republica will close May 28 and reopen under a new concept in mid-June

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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:43:11 CDT

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Country Club Plaza’s Republica is changing concepts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article78194422.html#storylink=rss Locally owned Republica opened in August 2015 at 4807 Jefferson St.

It will close at the end of business on May 28

It will reopen in mid-June as The Oliver, an American tavern

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Tue, 17 May 2016 18:27:45 CDT

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College loans for parents offer flexibility, but be careful about overborrowing http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article77376837.html#storylink=rss Parent loans typically offers lower interest rates and low or no fees compared to federal parent PLUS loans

Sallie Mae is the latest lender to offer a parent loan

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Fri, 13 May 2016 06:00:00 CDT

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Leawood’s Red Door Woodfired Grill is expanding to Brookside http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article77206742.html#storylink=rss It opened in Camelot Court in 2013

The restaurant is taking the former Blue Grotto spot in Brookside and plans to open there in early November

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Thu, 12 May 2016 12:34:56 CDT

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Travel + Leisure names Kansas City a top 30 ‘favorite’ American city http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article77226282.html#storylink=rss Kansas City is No. 24 on Travel + Leisure’s new list of 30 of America’s Favorite Cities

Readers cited Kansas City for “high culture and comfort food”

The Nelson, Arthur Bryant’s, Joe’s Kansas City and Urban Provisions get shout-outs

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Thu, 12 May 2016 13:51:02 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 12 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article77166447.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes operations in Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam, the Northland, Overland Park, Shawnee and KCK

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Merriam’s Mer-Sea has Anthropologie line; SouveNear now in San Francisco http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article76826102.html#storylink=rss Merriam-based Mer-Sea & Co. collaborates with Anthropologie on a new line

Kansas City’s souvenir vending machine company, SouveNear, has two vending machines in San Francisco

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Tue, 10 May 2016 17:20:26 CDT

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Simple Science Juices opens in the Crossroads and is coming to Brookside http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article76621282.html#storylink=rss It has a new Crossroads location at 1914 Main St.

A Brookside location is scheduled to open in July

The owners, who also have an Overland Park shop, are looking at sites in Fairway and south Leawood

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Mon, 09 May 2016 18:07:38 CDT

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Goodcents to debut new design in Leavenworth, Olathe restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article76529957.html#storylink=rss The De Soto-based company will introduce the design at a remodeled restaurant in Leavenworth in early June

A new Olathe location, at 10450 S. Ridgeview Road, is scheduled to open in August

They also will have self-ordering kiosks and a wider variety of drinks

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Mon, 09 May 2016 12:03:44 CDT

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New Overland Park restaurant will ‘marry’ BBQ and fried chicken http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article76078182.html#storylink=rss Berbiglia’s Roost plans a July opening at 8725 Metcalf Ave.

It will specialize in fried chicken and barbecue, but also will offer slow-roasted pot roast, Salisbury steak and pie

The De Soto-based Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs company will introduce a new design at restaurants in Leavenworth and Olathe

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Fri, 06 May 2016 12:42:03 CDT

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Avoiding apartment rental problems starts with reading the lease http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article76036492.html#storylink=rss Know the terms regarding subleasing, recovering damage deposits, doing final inspection with the manager

The best way to avoid trouble? Read the lease

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Fri, 06 May 2016 09:26:40 CDT

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Eight new places in Crossroads area include restaurants, shops, nightclub http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75958382.html#storylink=rss New shops, restaurants and a nightclub have recently opened in the Crossroads area

They include jewelers, a vintage apparel shop, and a Thai and Lao restaurant

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Thu, 05 May 2016 19:00:23 CDT

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Raising Cane’s chicken opens in Lawrence; new Grandview restaurant’s specialty is wings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75760957.html#storylink=rss Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is now open in Lawrence, soon to open in Blue Springs, Westport

Wingz & More has opened at 11902 S. Blue Ridge Blvd., Suite C, in Grandview

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Thu, 05 May 2016 08:30:12 CDT

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 4 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75591977.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes operations in Bonner Springs, the Northland, Overland Park, Shawnee and KCK

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Wed, 04 May 2016 13:53:40 CDT

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Fresh Market closing in Overland Park’s Prairiefire http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75423402.html#storylink=rss Store was the first tenant to open in Prairiefire in mid-2013

It is the only location in the Kansas City area

Company plans to close 13 locations in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Texas

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Tue, 03 May 2016 17:47:47 CDT

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Bristol Seafood Grill, Webster House on OpenTable’s ‘best brunch’ list http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75198622.html#storylink=rss OpenTable, a leading online reservation service, named the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America

It selected restaurants in 26 states and Washington, D.C.

Area restaurants on the list: The Bristol Seafood Grill in Leawood and the Power & Light District, Webster House

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Mon, 02 May 2016 16:59:58 CDT

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JoyceKC Notebook: Updates on Kansas City Kitchen & Pizzeria, Estrella Azul food truck & Westport Qdoda http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75010677.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Kitchen & Pizzeria has softly opened at 3906 Waddell Ave., in the former Nichols Lunch space in midtown

Isael Herrera has rolled out the Estrella Azul food truck with Chilaquiles Verdes as his most popular item

Qdoba Mexican Eats plans a Monday opening at 515 Westport Road in Westport

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Sun, 01 May 2016 14:03:25 CDT

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Dairy Queen to add DQ Grill & Chill in Overland Park, other locations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article74633647.html#storylink=rss Dairy Queen has nine area DQ Grill & Chill locations

New location is planned for Overland Park

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:30:52 CDT

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Young children can pick up core concepts about wants and needs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article74600462.html#storylink=rss Researchers monitored more than 2,500 third-graders before and after they completed a financial literacy course

The research found that the Chicago area third-graders picked up the concepts

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:00:00 CDT

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The Fresh Market no longer plans to open in the Shoppes at Shoal Creek http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article74323952.html#storylink=rss Nine months ago, The Fresh Market confirmed a new Northland store at 8550 N.E. Flintlock Road in the Shoppes at Shoal Creek

The location is still listed on the company’s website but a company spokesperson said they “no longer intend to move forward with the project.”

Baja Betty’s Mexican Grill has opened at 4702 N.E. Vivion Road

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:16:01 CDT

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