<![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 Two-story home furnishings store Arhaus opens in Leawood’s Town Center Plaza http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21598107.html#storylink=rss The store from the Cleveland company opened Friday in a new 17,000-square-foot, two-story building at 5300 W. 119th St. The new Arhaus is one of only seven in the 56-store chain to be freestanding.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 15:06:29 CDT

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Leawood’s Z Gallerie relocating — again http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article21513693.html#storylink=rss Z Gallerie, a home furnishings retailer, will temporarily relocate from Town Center Crossing to Town Center Plaza as it remodels its store. Crowley Furniture relocated in Overland Park but has now turned its former Overland Park location into an outlet store. Made in KC, selling items made or designed in the metro area, is now open in Overland Park’s Prairiefire and Gigi’s Cupcakes is now open in Mission Crossing.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:37:29 CDT

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Joe’s Kansas City is No. 2 on a national best-barbecue list http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21468534.html#storylink=rss Joe’s is No. 2 on TripAdvisor’s best barbecue list. TripAdvisor also rated the best barbecue states. Several Kansas City barbecues also are in the running for USA Today’s list of the 10Best readers’ poll for Southern BBQs.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 10:40:07 CDT

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Ruins Pub to replace Bulldog in the Crossroads http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21433854.html#storylink=rss Ruins Pub is in negotiations to replace the Bulldog in the Crossroads Arts District at 1715 Main St., next to Bazooka’s Showgirls. Ruins Pub will be based on the trendy Budapest dive bars — dubbed “ruin bars” — that are built in the ruins of abandoned buildings.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 20:22:05 CDT

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Menards to enter KC area with store at Missouri 152 and Green Hills Road http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21373194.html#storylink=rss Menards owns sites in the Northland and Belton but no opening dates have been announced. “Brookside East,” at 63rd and Oak streets, is shaping up with new retail and restaurants, including a new lamp shop and bakery.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:39:06 CDT

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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken opening near Rainbow Boulevard http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21334215.html#storylink=rss Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken will enter the market with a new location west of Rainbow Boulevard in Kansas City, Kan. Panera Bread is shutting down in Westport after nearly 20 years, citing parking problems.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:51:55 CDT

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Restaurant inspections for May 14 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20990991.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority health code violations: Jerry’s Cafe, Sosa’s 39th Street Diner, El Poblano Mini Market II, Burritos To Go, Latino Y Punto 5, Tomfooleries Restaurant & Bar, Carniceria Y Tortilleria San Antonio, Garden Cafe at the Plaza, Rainbow Chinese Restaurant, Las Islas Marias, The Melting Pot, and Jose Peppers Grill & Cantina.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:20:26 CDT

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Joy Wok restaurant opens near Liberty http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-business/article20741526.html#storylink=rss Overland Park’s Joy Wok opens a Northland restaurant. Andy’s Frozen Custard will open locations in Lee’s Summit, south Kansas City and Westport. Main Event Entertainment, a bowling-anchored entertainment center, plans to open later this year in Independence.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 10:01:37 CDT

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Independence Center adding City Gear, Ooh La La blow dry bar http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20828148.html#storylink=rss City Gear, a men’s clothing chain, and Ooh La La, a blow dry bar offering a variety of salon services, plan summer openings in the center, at Missouri 291 and Interstate 70.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:09:37 CDT

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Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams store opens Wednesday at Leawood’s Town Center Crossing http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20784012.html#storylink=rss Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, at 4563 W. 119th St., offers upholstered and slipcovered furniture, armoires, beds, dining tables, chests, coffee tables, lighting, area rugs, accessories, artwork, an exclusive bespoke bed linen collection and more.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 18:26:41 CDT

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Topgolf driving range and entertainment complex plans late June opening in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20765964.html#storylink=rss Topgolf, a high-tech driving range/bar/restaurant complex, plans a June 26 opening for its new Overland Park center. The Dallas-based company is putting up a 65,000-square-foot, three-level center at 10611 Nall Ave. It needs more than 450 workers and will host recruitment events over the next couple of weeks.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 15:28:18 CDT

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New Brookside restaurant turns to Kickstarter http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20711787.html#storylink=rss The owners of Season + Square in east Brookside have started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund their proposed Plate restaurant opening nearby. Retail updates for the Country Club Plaza include a new Warby Parker store.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:59:00 CDT

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Warby Parker plans a summer opening on the Plaza http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20527029.html#storylink=rss Warby Parker started as an online brand for prescription eyeglasses, designing them in-house and selling them for as low as $95. It will take part of the former Ann Taylor space. Madewell women’s clothing plans an August opening in part of the Ann Taylor space. Jewelry retailer Kendra Scott plans a late summer opening on the Plaza.

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Fri, 08 May 2015 15:07:46 CDT

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Westport’s Panera Bread to shut its doors http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20700129.html#storylink=rss After nearly two decades of operations, the location at 4117 Mill St. will close on May 19. The lease and franchise agreement for that location is expiring and the franchisee decided to close the location, citing parking concerns. The franchisee also plans to add a drive-thru this summer at its Mission restaurant.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:17:21 CDT

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Stroud’s pan-fried chicken is coming to Independence on Monday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20420925.html#storylink=rss Stroud’s new Independence location is at 19700 E. Valley View Parkway. Along with its famous pan-fried chicken, Stroud’s offers a variety of items, including mashed potatoes and gravy, cinnamon rolls and pan-fried breaded pork chops. It also offers lunch specials.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 11:40:17 CDT

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La Paloma updates: Terra Mexican Cuisine in, Frida’s Taqueria out http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20366040.html#storylink=rss The owner of Frida’s planned to relocate the taqueria to the center, but now plans to do a new concept in the Country Club Plaza area. Local owners will open Terra at 6705 W. 119th St. in Overland Park.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 15:33:59 CDT

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Update: Andy’s Frozen Custard opening in Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20350647.html#storylink=rss The Springfield, Mo.-based Andy’s also is opening locations in Westport and south Kansas City.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 12:04:36 CDT

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Crowley opens Overland Park furniture outlet http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20281380.html#storylink=rss Crowley Furniture Outlet is now open at 6327 W. 119th St., Overland Park, selling discounted furniture and mattresses.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 15:00:28 CDT

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New IHOP across from KU Med Center provides dining alternative http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article20275020.html#storylink=rss The new IHOP in Kansas City, Kan., was the first in the chain to feature a new design. Spin pizza has opened in Overland Park and the new Pita Blu plans to open Monday. Five Below will open an Olathe store on May 15.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 13:34:10 CDT

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Beaches Cantina, Joy Wok & Qdoba for the Northland http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20257941.html#storylink=rss The locally-owned, beach-themed Beaches Cantina is taking the former Luna Azteca Mexican Grill spot at 10004 N.W. Ambassador Drive. Luna Azteca closed in January to concentrate on its restaurant in Burlington Creek. Joy Wok is now open near Liberty. Qdoba Mexican Grill plans locations in the Northland, Mission and Westport.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 10:26:33 CDT

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New Crossroads venue offers vintage arcade games and craft beers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20222184.html#storylink=rss Up-Down Arcade opened in Des Moines in late 2013. Now the owners have a new Crossroads venue offering vintage stand-up arcade games and craft beers.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 18:41:44 CDT

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Spin pizza opens in Overland Park’s Corbin Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20184264.html#storylink=rss The company’s eighth area location opened at 11 a.m. May 4 in a 3,800-square-foot spot at 6510 W. 135th St., near the new Scheels store opening this summer.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 11:45:54 CDT

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Soft opening for Olathe’s Crazy Good Eats barbecue http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article20014116.html#storylink=rss The new barbecue restaurant plans to open at 11 a.m. May 1. It will offer barbecue sandwiches, specialty sandwiches, entree salads and a variety of sides, including loaded potato casserole and burnt end barbecue beans.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 10:56:41 CDT

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Prairiefire signs Grimaldi’s pizzeria and Made in KC shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19940019.html#storylink=rss Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria plans an early fall opening in the Overland Park center. Local owners also plan to open Made in KC on May 15, selling items made or designed in the Kansas City area. Ingredient restaurant has closed in downtown’s Town Pavilion.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:56:31 CDT

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Multimillion-dollar Truman’s Marketplace redevelopment is set to begin http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19969926.html#storylink=rss A groundbreaking on the site of Grandview’s current Truman Corners Shopping Center is scheduled for May 11. The redeveloped center, Truman’s Marketplace, is scheduled to be completed in summer 2016.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:25:28 CDT

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Downtown’s Ingredient restaurant closes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19954203.html#storylink=rss Bread & Butter Concepts acquired the location, in the Town Pavilion at 1111 Main St., as well as Ingredient restaurants on the Country Club Plaza, in Leawood’s Park Place and in Columbia, Mo., earlier this year. The company said it wasn’t able to renegotiate the lease for the downtown location and closed the restaurant this week.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:10:38 CDT

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Berbiglia Wine & Spirits closes six stores and downsizes to one location in south KC http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19889064.html#storylink=rss The family-owned business, which dates to 1934, is consolidating at its remaining store at 1114 W. 103rd St. The Bondon brothers said they want to expand their inventory at the 103rd Street location, offering items such as corkscrews, glasses, olives, cherries and mixers.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:25:05 CDT

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Maurices to open in Ward Parkway Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19864536.html#storylink=rss The Minnesota-based chain plans a mid-July opening near Trader Joe’s. It sells women’s clothing in sizes 1-to-24.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:37:42 CDT

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Prairie Village’s movie theater-restaurant Standees is making changes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19812915.html#storylink=rss Standees The Entertainment Eatery in Prairie Village has temporarily closed its restaurant while it changes the concept. It will reopen with a new look, new menu and new name - The Chocolate Frog - in late May or early June. The theaters will continue to operate during the restaurant’s remodeling.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:15:56 CDT

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A guitar pickers delight opens in the Northland http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19795965.html#storylink=rss California chain Guitar Center has opened a 7,000-square-foot Northland location. The owners of Happy Gillis surpassed their Kickstarter campaign, raising more than they needed to open a ramen shop next to their Columbus Park restaurant.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:57 CDT

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