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Northeast Joco

A glimpse of what Meadowbrook park, development will have to offer

When it is finished, the approximately 130 acres of the former Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club in Prairie Village — bounded by 91st and 95th Streets and Roe and Nall avenues — will be transformed into single and multi-family dwellings, senior living and an inn with 5,000 square feet of retail, plus a park that will be the largest in northeast Johnson County.

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KC streetcars carried more than 57,000 riders in first full week

The passenger numbers included 12,230 riders on opening day — Friday, May 6 — and 14,648 on Saturday, May 7, which was also part of grand opening celebrations. The passenger numbers included 12,230 riders on opening day — Friday, May 6 — and 14,648 on Saturday, May 7, which was also part of grand opening celebrations.

Overland Park & Leawood

Developers want STAR bonds for BluHawk arena, Cosmosphere museum

Developers hope to make the 300-acre development at the southeast corner of 159th Street and Antioch Road a regional destination for visitors to the proposed Cosmosphere Innovation Space and a 6,000-seat hockey arena. The city council voted unanimously to ask for a state opinion on the project’s eligibility for sales tax revenue (STAR) bonds and to set a public hearing on the boundaries of the proposed special taxing district for June 20.

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Developer plans to add a second floor to Kemper Arena

Foutch Brothers plans to turn Kemper Arena into a multiuse youth sports facility and would add a second floor at the existing balcony level, more than doubling space available for basketball, volleyball, futsal, track, wrestling, gymnastics, martial arts, cheer, dance and other events.

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New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store

A new plan for razing and replacing the closed Metcalf South Shopping Center calls for a Lowe’s Home Improvement store to be built along with smaller retail stores around the site perimeter. Lane4 Property Group, rebuffed by Overland Park city planners in its first, larger redevelopment proposal, on Wednesday submitted a new $80 million vision for only the southeast quadrant of 95th Street and Metcalf Avenue.

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New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store

A new plan for razing and replacing the closed Metcalf South Shopping Center calls for a Lowe’s Home Improvement store to be built along with smaller retail stores around the site perimeter. Lane4 Property Group, rebuffed by Overland Park city planners in its first, larger redevelopment proposal, on Wednesday submitted a new $80 million vision for only the southeast quadrant of 95th Street and Metcalf Avenue.
Monty Davis and John Sleezer The Kansas City Star
New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store 01:40

New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store

KC streetcar delivers redevelopment 01:06

KC streetcar delivers redevelopment

Change at the top for KC Chamber of Commerce 02:08

Change at the top for KC Chamber of Commerce

Commerce Tower undergoing renovation from office building to mixed residential, education and commercial use 03:36

Commerce Tower undergoing renovation from office building to mixed residential, education and commercial use