<![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 Restaurant group will honor Kevin Timmons and Excel Linen Supply http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article33743010.html#storylink=rss The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association will honor Kevin Timmons, co-owner of Nick and Jake’s restaurants; Excel Linen Supply in Kansas City, Kan.; and restaurant industry leaders at its annual awards dinner Sept. 30 at the Hospitality and Culinary Academy at Johnson County Community College.

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Kansas City and Kansas restaurant inspections for Sept. 2 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article33597009.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more critical health code violations: Church’s Chicken, El Charritos Taqueria, Mike’s Tavern, Ingredient True Eatery, Express Stop 4, Hy-Vee’s deli on Englewood, Supreme Bakery & Deli, Carniceria El Torito, and LC’s BBQ. Kansas inspections after Aug. 1 may not be available for viewing online at this time.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:28:28 CDT

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New trampoline park opens in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article33204963.html#storylink=rss Urban Air Trampoline Park has opened in south Overland Park offering 10,000-square-feet of trampolines for children and adults, three-story play area, slam dunk track, dodgeball court and more. Winstead’s closes at 103rd and Metcalf Avenue.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:48:15 CDT

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New Grandview venue offers breakfast, blues & BBQ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article32597190.html#storylink=rss Livingston’s Breakfast Blues & BBQ opened this week just south of the new Truman’s Marketplace in Grandview. The locally owned restaurant offers ribs, smoked turkey, brisket, ham or turkey sandwiches and more, including blues on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:10:50 CDT

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Is a new ‘Crossroads’ forming in North Kansas City? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article32551149.html#storylink=rss Restless Spirits Distilling Co., an Irish-American whiskey distillery, and Chicken N Pickle, an entertainment complex with a chicken restaurant, pickleball and lawn games, both plan spring 2016 openings near Cinder Block Brewery. North Kansas City’s Dutchman Coffee Roasters also is opening a new coffee roasting facility in part of Cinder Block’s expanded space and plans to later have a coffee shop.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:05:23 CDT

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Winstead’s closes at 103rd & Metcalf http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article32424798.html#storylink=rss The diner, at 10313 Metcalf Ave., closed earlier this month. Officials with parent company Haddad Restaurant Group couldn’t be reached for comment. Officials with Metcalf 103 shopping center said the diner’s lease expires later this month.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:10:23 CDT

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Founder of Smallcakes opening Decadent — A Coffee and Dessert Bar http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article32102271.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Decadent — A Coffee and Dessert Bar will take the former Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates space at 5601 W. 135th St., Suite 2220, in the upscale Prairiefire. Decadent, which is scheduled to open in mid-to-late September, will have coffee drinks, muffins, croissants, danishes, ice cream, doughnuts, cupcakes, cookies, pie and more. Also: updates on Mission Starbucks, Pie Five and Qdoba, and Leawood’s Athleta.

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Soft opening for Brookside’s Savory Spice Shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31897539.html#storylink=rss The new shop, at 6245 Brookside Blvd., is now open. It sells a wide variety of high-quality, fresh-ground spices and handcrafted seasonings, including peppermint vanilla bean sugar, cheddar cheese powder, Dutch cocoa powder, and Himalayan Pink sea salt.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 12:45:52 CDT

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JoyceKC’s notebook for Aug. 22: Kansas City restaurant updates http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31846422.html#storylink=rss A look at developing restaurant stories: The same investor was behind two restaurant proposals at 50th and 51st and Main. Updates on Doughnut Lounge in Westport, Michael Forbes Bar & Grille in Brookside, Grimaldi’s in Prairiefire, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken in KCK and the Burlington store in Grandview.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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With the help of loyal customers, Sabor Latino moves to Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31653947.html#storylink=rss Latin American restaurant Sabor Latino, which opened in 2011 as a carryout-only operation, has expanded again. It recently opened at 607 N.E. Woods Chapel Road in Lee’s Summit. Customers helped load and unload big items. One customer painted the floor of the new restaurant. Another reupholstered the dining room chairs.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:57:17 CDT

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Kansas City restaurant health inspections for Aug. 19 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31504025.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more critical health code violations: BB’s Lawnside BBQ, Big T’s Bar-B-Que, Cascone’s Grill, Charlie D’s & Sons, Coal Vines, The Draft Pick Grill & Cantina, Garozzo’s, Holiday Inn deli/restaurant on Parvin, Jerusalem Bakery, Jimmy’s Jigger/Jazz, Le Fou Frog, A Louisiana Kitchen, Mama Tio’s Downtown, Taqueria El Torito, Treat America at H&R Block, Vietnam Cafe and Winstead’s on Barry Road.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:52:38 CDT

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Jocoscape: Dave & Buster’s coming to Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article31402397.html#storylink=rss Corbin Park said Dave & Buster’s will open in a 40,000-square-foot, two-story building in spring 2016. Pie Five Pizza Co. adds new Johnson County locations. Slim Chickens is now open in Overland Park.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:40:11 CDT

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PepperJax Grill opens in Northland with another coming in November http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31399094.html#storylink=rss PepperJax Grill has opened at 9263 N.E. 83rd Terrace near Liberty. Another Northland location is scheduled to open in Antioch Crossing in November. Zaxby’s, a “better chicken” fast casual operation based in Athens, Ga., has signed new franchise agreements for eight locations in Clay and Jackson County.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:21:27 CDT

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Health Department temporarily closes Church’s Chicken in Waldo http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31297820.html#storylink=rss The restaurant, at 8404 Wornall Road, had three critical violations during an Aug. 13 inspection following a complaint about a roach infestation. The inspector found significant infestation.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:16:28 CDT

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Artego Pizza reopens on West 39th http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31262636.html#storylink=rss A week ago, Artego Pizza posted a sign on the door saying it was “Closed for kitchen repairs.” The partners said they had a “misunderstanding” and Artego Pizza reopened Saturday.

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:32:32 CDT

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Denver-based CorePower Yoga plans to open this fall on the Plaza http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31129508.html#storylink=rss The chain, which offers heated power yoga classes, will take 5,000 square feet in a two-story building at 4725 Wyandotte St. CorePower Yoga opened in Denver in 2002 and now has 129 studios in 13 states, but none in Missouri or Kansas.

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:33:12 CDT

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KC restaurants temporarily shut down for health code violations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31102268.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants temporarily shut down by the Kansas City Health Department for violations: Dairy Queen on Cookingham, Green Duck Grill, Golden Seafood, and Pizza Hut at 101st and Wornall Road. Dairy Queen, Golden Seafood and Pizza Hut have since reopened.

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:30:16 CDT

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New area locations for PepperJax Grill, Spin Neapolitan Pizza & Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article31002543.html#storylink=rss PepperJax Grill, a fast casual restaurant chain based in Omaha, is now open in the Northland’s The Plaza at Shoal Creek, and several more area locations will open in the next few weeks. Spin Neapolitan Pizza is now open at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen plans an early October opening in Lawrence.

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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 11:56:42 CDT

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Jocoscape: Coney Island-style hot dogs come to Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30719775.html#storylink=rss Coney Island, 7753 Quivira Road in Lenexa, offers Coney Island-style hot dogs and more. Fuddruckers opens in Kansas City, Kan., and the locally owned Blind Box BBQ is scheduled to open in Shawnee later this month. Zaxby’s, a “better chicken” fast casual concept, is looking at a site near the Kansas Speedway and plans as many as 21 locations in the Kansas City region.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:40:13 CDT

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El Porton Cafe Express for Linwood, Artego Pizza 'closed for kitchen repairs' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30706038.html#storylink=rss Jose and Jeremy Garcia said they will open El Porton Cafe Express at 240 E. Linwood later this month. Poco’s had previously operated in the spot but the owner couldn’t be reached for comment. Artego Pizza on West 39th Street has a “closed for kitchen repairs” sign on the door. The owner couldn’t be reached for comment.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:38:29 CDT

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Restaurant inspections for Aug. 10 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30608943.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Taqueria El Torito, Bagel Works Bread Co., Lutfi’s Fried Fish on 63rd, IHOP on Chouteau, Big T’s Bar-B-Que, Las Palmas Restaurante, Chipotle Mexican Grill in KCK, and Red Lobster in Overland Park.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:48:20 CDT

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Crossroads boutique hotel is planned for the historic Pabst and Pendergast buildings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30397305.html#storylink=rss Developers want to convert the buildings in the Crossroads Arts District to an upscale boutique hotel that would be a destination for travelers and locals alike. They plan to open a 125-room hotel with meeting spaces, a restaurant, a bar and lounge, and a rooftop deck in mid-2017.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 10:47:18 CDT

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Kansas, KC restaurants temporarily shut down by the health department for Aug. 7 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30405210.html#storylink=rss Here are the area food establishments that were temporarily shut down for health code violations: Afrobeat, Blue Moose food truck, KFC in KCK, Reyna’s Bakery & Distributing, Thai Orchid Restaurant and Wolf-Es.

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Dave & Buster’s will open in Overland Park's Corbin Park next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30265335.html#storylink=rss The owner of Corbin Park, at 135th Street and Metcalf, said Dave & Buster’s will open in a new 40,000-square-foot, two-story building in spring 2016.

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Thu, 06 Aug 2015 11:43:42 CDT

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Country Club Plaza updates: Natasha’s, Corner Bakery Cafe & Tesla Motors http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article30035283.html#storylink=rss The lease is up for Natasha’s Mulberry & Mott’s temporary space on the Plaza. It plans to close Aug. 17 and later reopen in a permanent place on the Plaza. Corner Bakery Cafe confirms it is in negotiations for the former California Pizza Kitchen space on the Plaza. Tesla Motors wants to open a new Kansas City showroom and is said to be looking at the former Pottery Barn Kids space on the Plaza.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:46:54 CDT

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Drink coffee, make art at new NKC shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29958258.html#storylink=rss Luna Coffeehouse/Dare to Dabble at 1329 Swift St. combines a coffee shop, small bar serving mixed drinks and wine, retail shop with products by local artists, and a place to create art in group settings or in an open studio.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:53:03 CDT

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Restaurant inspections for Kansas and Kansas City for Aug. 4 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29934575.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Jazz a Louisiana Kitchen in KCK, To the Hoop Bar & Grill, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in KCK, On the Go, Amigo’s Grill & Cantina, Chai Shai, Anita’s, Johnny Cascone’s, China Wok, Parallel BP, Santora’s Pizza, Sonic Drive-in in Overland Park, Sully’s Pub, Sushi Mido and Twisted in Shawnee.

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L.L. Bean sets November opening in Leawood http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29886013.html#storylink=rss L.L. Bean plans a 15,000-square-foot store in Town Center Crossing. It will take the former Charming Charlie space and part of the former Z Gallerie space. Charming Charlie has temporarily relocated in Town Center Crossing and Z Gallerie temporarily relocated to sister center Town Center Plaza.

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Business is popping at the new KC Soda Co. in the Legends http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29711788.html#storylink=rss KC Soda Co. sells a wide variety of craft sodas from around the world in its new Legends Outlets shop. Meanwhile, The Classic Cookie, a Waldo mainstay for nearly three decades, will either expand at its current spot or move.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:56:09 CDT

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Area restaurants temporarily shut down by health departments for July 31 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29665888.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments temporarily shut down by the health departments for violations and reopened after passing follow-up inspections: Amore Dolci Bakery, Applebee’s in Shawnee, Chili’s in KCK, Coffee Cake KC, G&S Convenience Store, Hong Kong Supermarket, Old Town Pizza, and Twisted Asian.

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