<![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 Pass the cranberries and the check: Dining out on Thanksgiving proves popular http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/article46664630.html#storylink=rss More than 33 million Americans relied on restaurants for part or all of Thanksgiving dinner

Kansas Citians could choose value meals for $12 to four-course menus for $50

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‘Risk at zero interest rates’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/article54276630.html#storylink=rss KC Fed president is newest member of Federal Open Market Committee

First interview shows she’s ready to make waves on powerful policy committee

Questions plan to hold rates down until 2014 and another round of bond buying

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:10:39 CST

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Gus's Fried Chicken opens in KCK http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58890993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:01:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58890993.html Waldo’s McLain’s Bakery plans Overland Park location; Brookside’s Blue Grotto to close http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58656318.html#storylink=rss McLain’s has operated in Waldo for decades; new owners took over in 2014

The new location will have indoor and outdoor seating and a drive-thru

Blue Grotto, an upscale pizza restaurant, will close Feb. 21

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:02:16 CST

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A conversation about couples and credit scores http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article58489573.html#storylink=rss The Federal Reserve has something to say about romantic relationships

It says the higher a couple’s credit scores, the better their chances of a lasting relationship

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 CST

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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is opening Plaza area restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58494573.html#storylink=rss Eddie V’s will open in the former Ruth’s Chris Steak House space at 700 W. 47th St., Suite 115

Highwoods files suit against tenant Mojo Cycling Studio Plaza, seeking nearly $40,000 in unpaid rent

A sign at Cold Stone Creamery at 114 W. 47th St. says it is closed until March 1 for remodeling

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:26:55 CST

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Brookside’s Blue Grotto pizza shop will close this month http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58467073.html#storylink=rss Blue Grotto, an upscale wood-fired pizza shop, opened in 2008

It plans to close Feb. 21 at 6324 Brookside Plaza

It was in negotiations with its landlord for a new owner with a new concept to take over

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:55:55 CST

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for Feb. 4 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58384268.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Grinders Stonewall, Arthur Bryant’s in KCK, Cosentino’s Downtown Market, Woodyard Bar-B-Que, Grand Slam and Mama Lily’s

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:44:01 CST

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The Cashew in downtown KC is changing owners, name and concept http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58130108.html#storylink=rss Zach Marten and Bret Springs have leased the 20,000-square-foot, four-story building at 2000 Grand Blvd.

They plan to close it on Feb. 13 and reopen in mid-May with a new name and new concept

They also own Coal Vines on the Plaza, Westport Ale House in Westport and RND Corner Grille in Lawrence

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:42:26 CST

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Ingredient True Eatery closes in Leawood’s Park Place http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57993198.html#storylink=rss Ingredient opened at 11563 Ash St. in 2008

Bread & Butter Concepts became a minority partner a year ago and has been managing the restaurant

The majority partner decided to close the operation; it shut down Sunday

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:35:46 CST

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Sprouts confirms Nall Hills store; Eyemart Express enters area market http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article57943793.html#storylink=rss Sprouts confirms second-quarter opening in Nall Hills, 9620 Nall Ave.

Eyemart Express enters the market with a store in Olathe and two locations in the Northland

Shatto Milk Home Delivery adds more routes in Leawood and Mission Hills

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:34:15 CST

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Crossroad’s Sex + Ice Cream apparel shop to open; The Antler Room pop-up may plant roots http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57944378.html#storylink=rss Designer Nicole Leth has sold her Sex + Ice Cream apparel online and in specialty stores since 2013

Now Sex + Ice Cream is scheduled to open in May at 1515 Walnut St.

The Antler Room, a pop-up restaurant, is in negotiations to open at 2506 Holmes St.

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:35:23 CST

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New Theatre Restaurant spends $40,000 on cleanup after more than 600 sickened http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57797308.html#storylink=rss So far more than 600 people have reported illness after attending performances at the Overland Park theater

Most of them reported becoming sick after attending shows between Jan. 15 and 19

Germicide Pro spent six hours cleaning the facility on Friday

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:34:39 CST

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Cinder Block Brewery, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar team up on new oyster stout http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57618403.html#storylink=rss The Emersum Oyster Stout will be on tap starting Monday at both the brewery and restaurant

It will be available through February — Jax’s Oyster Month

Jax’s Oyster Month also an oyster eating competition on Feb. 27 with a grand prize of $1,000.

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:55:56 CST

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Barley Bus Brewery Tour takes you inside KC breweries, distilleries — with samples http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57367913.html#storylink=rss Kansas City’s new Barley Bus Brewery Tours stops at area breweries, distilleries and one winery

Afternoon tours are offered Friday through Sunday

Stops are in Crossroads, North Kansas City, East Bottoms and West Bottoms

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:19:05 CST

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Do college students need a financial bonus for graduating on time? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article56968808.html#storylink=rss President Obama has proposed the On-Track Pell Bonus for students receiving Pell Grants

Qualified students could receive a $300 reward for taking 15 credit hours per semester instead of 12

The goal is to help low-income students graduate college faster and with lighter debt loads

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 CST

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With nearly 400 sick, norovirus investigation at New Theatre Restaurant expands http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57106978.html#storylink=rss The Kansas health department has found more than 390 people who reported illness

It would like to hear from all people who attended performances since Jan. 15

Four people who became ill following Jan. 17 show have laboratory specimens that confirm norovirus

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:49:52 CST

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant inspections for Jan. 28 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article57041223.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes restaurants in Bonner Springs, KCK, Lenexa, Mission, the Northland, Olathe, Overland Park, and Westport

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:15:55 CST

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More than 100 people are sickened after norovirus outbreak at New Theatre Restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article56886713.html#storylink=rss The health department has found more than 100 people who reported illness

Four people who became ill following a Jan. 17 show have laboratory specimens that confirmed norovirus

KDHE has not had any reports of illness from people attending the theater on any other day

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:14:24 CST

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Dewey’s Pizza opening in Ranch Mart South http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article56698213.html#storylink=rss The Cincinnati, Ohio-based chain is entering the market with an Overland Park location and more are planned

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is scheduling a Feb. 8 opening at 2816 W. 47th Ave. in Kansas City, Kan.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:47:50 CST

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Eyemart Express entering Kansas City market http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article56614173.html#storylink=rss The Texas-based optical retailer will open three area locations, two in the Northland

The founder of the Northland-based Pizza Shoppe — one of Kansas City’s oldest and longest-held family-owned restaurant companies — passes away at 81

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:08:50 CST

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Watch people fly at iFly, Overland Park’s new indoor skydiving facility http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article56516523.html#storylink=rss Customers can “feel the rush of freefall skydiving” at the new center at 10975 Metcalf

Customers range from first-timers to experienced skydivers

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:37:06 CST

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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken sets Feb. 8 opening in Kansas City, Kan. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article56370425.html#storylink=rss The Memphis-based chain is entering the market with a location at 2816 W. 47th Ave.

It is known for its fried chicken as well as sides like fried green tomatoes and baked beans

It will be near Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, Taco Republic and Lulu’s Asian Bistro

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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 14:18:17 CST

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Overland Park’s Llywelyn’s Pub will open a Lee’s Summit location http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article56168520.html#storylink=rss Llywelyn’s Pub plans a Feb. 24 opening at 301 S.E. Douglas St. in downtown Lee’s Summit

Updates on five other Lee’s Summit restaurants and one new clothing store

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 18:14:59 CST

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Look out for the FANG and other quirky stock market indicators http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/kids-money/article55662130.html#storylink=rss FANG is an acronym for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google

It’s one way to track the phenomenal growth of these four technology trailblazers

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 00:00:00 CST

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Chip’s Candy Factory, Dick’s Sporting Goods to open in Independence Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article55716795.html#storylink=rss Chip’s Candy Factory, a bulk candy store, will open on the lower level of Independence Center

Dick’s Sporting Goods, which is relocating from Bolger Square, plans a Feb. 6 opening

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:45:11 CST

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for Jan. 20 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article55625725.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Includes operations in KCK, the Northland, Olathe, Overland Park and the West Bottoms

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:07:40 CST

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VIDEO: Nifty Nut House to expand into new space http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article55346315.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:24:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article55346315.html New Overland Park boutique showcases international up-and-coming designers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article55454350.html#storylink=rss Anaphora in Prairiefire carries designers not typically found in the Midwest

Chef Michael Smith will create the menu for a new “uber-healthy” fast casual restaurant opening in Leawood’s Mission Farms in March

Pan-Asia Market plans to open later this month at 11940 Metcalf Ave.

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:09:43 CST

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Three Lee’s Summit restaurant updates http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article55283995.html#storylink=rss 810 Zone has temporarily closed in SummitWoods Crossing for a remodeling and more. It is scheduled to reopen in early March

Bonchon recently shut down in Summit Woods Crossing

Freebirds World Burrito closed this month in Summit Fair

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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:55:12 CST

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