<![CDATA[Cityscape - Business Column & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:01:50 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:01:50 CDT Cityscape 60 Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue is bringing a full plate to new Lee’s Summit location http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19434150.html#storylink=rss The new 11,000-square-foot, freestanding restaurant in SummitWoods Crossing at 1840 N.W. Chipman Road is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Monday with all the Jack Stack favorites.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:25:49 CDT

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Shatto’s Apple Pie Milk returns for a limited run http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19386687.html#storylink=rss It will be offered Saturday at the City Market and then hit store shelves on Monday.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:43:08 CDT

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New owner closes on Metro North Shopping Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19253070.html#storylink=rss The Northland shopping center, which is most closed except for a Macy’s and some freestanding restaurants, has a new owner. The re-developer of Antioch Crossing and Blue Ridge Crossing has formed Metro North Crossing LLC and Metro North Crossing could also be the mall’s new name.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:12:25 CDT

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JoyceKC: PT’s new bottled cold-brew coffee & Smallcakes’ new cupcake cookbook http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19230696.html#storylink=rss PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. is introducing a line of bottled cold-brewed coffee, including its signature Cold Front for $3.75. Locally owned cupcake shop chain Smallcakes has a new cookbook featuring 30 of its signature recipes.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:04:25 CDT

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Ted’s Cafe Escondido opens in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19194738.html#storylink=rss Oklahoma-based Ted’s Cafe Escondido has opened in Overland Park and plans to open in the Northland and Lee’s Summit. Updates for Leawood’s Park Place.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:28:42 CDT

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Aramark addresses food problems at Kauffman Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19185291.html#storylink=rss The news conference included a tour of the main kitchen and a large concession stand. It highlighted several changes Aramark has made to avoid health code violations. The event came on the heels of a Friday night $1 hot dog promotion that turned into a public relations nightmare.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:34:26 CDT

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Restaurant inspections for April 21 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19142562.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Korma Sutra Cuisine of India, El Potro Mexican Cafe, Fogones Mexican Delights, Pizza Shoppe in south Kansas City, Sarpino’s in Overland Park, Aloha Chopstix, Guadalajara Restaurant, Kim Long Asian Market & Restaurant, Papa Murphys’ Pizza in KCK, Sunflower Hills Golf Course, and the Village Inn Pancake House Restaurant. Parkway Grille in Shawnee Ramada Hotel was temporarily closed for health code violations but has since reopened.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:29:11 CDT

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Yard House opens second KC area location in P&L District http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19094316.html#storylink=rss A sneak peek at the new Yard House opening Saturday in Power & Light. T. Loft opening on the Country Club Plaza and two law firms are taking the former Starker’s Restaurant space.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:26:14 CDT

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Law firms take former Starker’s space on the Plaza http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19054317.html#storylink=rss The Nail Law Firm and the Brad Bradshaw law firm, are taking over the nearly 4,000-square-foot space at the corner of 47th and Wyandotte streets. They hope to open their offices in May.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:59:58 CDT

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National blog network names KC area’s ‘essential burgers’ and iconic bars http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19052136.html#storylink=rss Town-Topic is named one of the nation’s essential burgers. Kelly’s Westport Inn and Johnny’s Tavern in north Lawrence make a listing for most iconic bars in every state.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:47:02 CDT

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The campaign for Columbus Park Ramen Shop - Kansas City’s First Ramen Shop hoped to raise $37,000 by April 19. It raised $41,100 from 349 backers. Owners Josh and Abbey-Jo Eans are waiting for contractor bids but could open the shop by July next to their Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout at 549 Gillis St.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:53:44 CDT

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Olathe’s new Whole Foods Market offers a sneak peek http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18794709.html#storylink=rss On Sunday, the store will open its doors and let consumers have a look inside. From 9 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., visitors will get a tour of the store and free samples.

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Retail updates for Leawood’s Park Place http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18762033.html#storylink=rss Locally owned Hand + Land, which is scheduled to open by early summer, will offer handmade, natural and organic products for the body, home and health. It will take the Flowers by Emily space and Flowers by Emily will relocate and expand its offerings.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:05:44 CDT

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First Pita Blu opening in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18725364.html#storylink=rss The locally owned Pita Blu is opening a drive-thru only Greek restaurant in the former Italian Gardens ToGo building in Overland Park.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:32:44 CDT

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T. Loft coming to the Country Club Plaza http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18685671.html#storylink=rss T. Loft, a locally owned all-natural health cafe, plans a July opening on the Plaza. It also has locations in Leawood’s Park Place, Lawrence, and south Kansas City.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:37:10 CDT

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Waldo update: Manhattan’s Johnny Kaw’s and new art gallery http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18610263.html#storylink=rss Shot Stop Waldo is open while it converts to Johnny Kaw’s Sports Bar and another Johnny Kaw’s could open in Westport by the end of the year. Artist Lisa Block will relocate her art gallery from a Country Club Plaza office building to the former Needham Floral spot at Gregory & Oak.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:43:05 CDT

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Gastropub opening in Westport Road’s Boozefish space http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18572357.html#storylink=rss The Standard Pour plans a June opening at 1511 Westport Road.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:27:54 CDT

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Big Tony’s fills a food slot at Ameristar http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18566534.html#storylink=rss Ameristar adds Big Tony’s Pizza to its food court. New live music venue Prohibition Hall opening downtown, Dick’s Sporting Goods opening in Independence Center and Chaos Boutique opening in Parkville.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:17 CDT

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Coffee’s the lure, but conversation adds some spark at Olathe shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18513680.html#storylink=rss Olathe’s Ayda Ethiopian Coffee uses mostly Ethiopian beans for its coffee and also sells baked goods. On Sundays it hosts a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. Oak Park Mall plans to tear down the former Mimi’s Cafe building and put up a new multi-tenant building for Pizzeria Locale and Zoes Kitchen. The Grille at Park Place will replace Mestizo by Aaron Sanchez in Leawood’s Park Place.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:55:01 CDT

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New Lucky Dynasty, McDonald’s in Plaza East area http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18480566.html#storylink=rss Lucky Dynasty plans to relocate to a new building on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., just east of Troost, this summer. McDonald’s is then slated to take the Lucky Dynasty lot and three others for a new restaurant scheduled to open in 2016.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:20:32 CDT

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Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Affäre, Korma Sutra Cuisine of India, Bo Lings on Prairie View, El Camino Real, GB Chinese, Ricco’s Italian Bistro, Texas Tom’s, Avelluto’s Italian Delights, Boulevard Bar & Grill, ChoSun Korean BBQ, Dean & Deluca, North, Pizzabella, and Taqueria Mexico.

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Cowtown Cheesecake in Bonner Springs adds BBQ breakfast sandwiches and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18428276.html#storylink=rss Terry Mille, Cutthroat Kitchen competitor and owner of Cowtown Cheesecake Co., has a new Bonner Springs restaurant. Along with his distinctive cheesecakes, it also offers biscuits and gravy, cronuts, a barbecue breakfast sandwich and soon panini.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:11:59 CDT

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At Home superstore opens in Lee’s Summit and is coming to Olathe http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article18125141.html#storylink=rss The home decor superstore, based in Plano, Texas, took over an 87,000-square-foot former Kmart at 601 N. Missouri 291 in late 2014 and underwent an exterior and interior remodeling. Its grand opening Friday included a ribbon cutting. Giveaways start at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the first 20 customers receiving $200 At Home gift cards and 250 people receiving free tote bags.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:41:05 CDT

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For 50 years, Judy Eddingfield has been serving Winstead’s customers with a smile http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17901107.html#storylink=rss On Wednesday, Judy Eddingfield celebrated a half century at Winstead’s by handing out slices of anniversary cake while taking orders and refilling coffee cups and getting hugs — lots and lots of hugs. Some of her longtime customers gathered for the occasion at the original location just east of the Country Club Plaza.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:13:42 CDT

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The Grille at Park Place opening in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17935922.html#storylink=rss Mitch Kerns and Kevin Clayton plan a June opening in the former Mestizo by Aaron Sanchez space in Park Place. The Grille at Park Place plans a June opening in the 5,190-square-foot space at 5270 W. 116th Place in Leawood.

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:35:42 CDT

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Restaurant & grocery store inspections for April 9 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17933861.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Asian Food Market in Olathe, Kmacho’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Minsky’s Pizza in Prairie Village, Bilski’s Bar & Grill, Classic Cookie & Cafe, Tavern at Mission Farms, Johnny’s Tavern in Olathe, Korean Restaurant Sobahn, Todd’s Kitchen, Chiquito Pueblito, The Dirty Bird Bar & Grill, Domo Sushi & Japanese Grill, Mi Ranchito Cocina & Cantina Mexicana, Mom’s Kitchen, Fogones Mexican Delights, Pho Good in Shawnee, Wal-Mart in Olathe, Jasper’s, The Kansas City Country Club, Asian Pearl, Blue Koi in Leawood, L.C.’s Bar-B-Que, McDonald’s in KCK, Renee Kelly’s, The Rub Bar-B-Que, Bonefish Grill in Leawood, Stroud’s in Fairway, and Tavern in the Village.

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 08:59:04 CDT

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Lawrence soda shop coming to Legends Outlets in KCK http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article17704778.html#storylink=rss Lawrence’s Mass Street Soda will open KC Soda in the Legends Outlets, selling more than 1,300 varieties of premium craft sodas. Updates for Overland Park’s Corbin Park.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:48:39 CDT

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Two Pizzeria Locale locations for Overland Park? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17758574.html#storylink=rss Oak Park Mall wants a Pizzeria Locale, Zoes Kitchen and Nylon Salon for a new multi-tenant building that would replace a closed Mimi’s Cafe. Pizzeria Locale also is looking at Corbin Park.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:23:43 CDT

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Coffee company in West Bottoms looking to grow http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17568665.html#storylink=rss The new Blip Roasters in the West Bottoms plans to add a coffee shop this summer. Westport’s new Doughnut Lounge plans distinctive offerings. Imagery will close its brick-and-mortar store to concentrate on online sales.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:23:10 CDT

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Royals’ opening day will include craft beers, Kobe burgers and Andrew Zimmern’s skewers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article17469104.html#storylink=rss Kauffman Stadium will offer two new food venues: Andrew Zimmern’s Canteen Skewers and Craft & Draft with 74 craft beers. The new World Series & Postseason merchandise store will offer 30 percent discounts on postseason merchandise.

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Sun, 05 Apr 2015 18:26:01 CDT

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