The Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council will hold its eighth annual honors luncheon Feb. 5 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. The four founders of the Corporate Woods office park will be among those honored.
The Rev. Nelson “Fuzzy” Thompson was remembered Saturday as a powerful force in the Kansas City area who gracefully engaged people of all races, genders, faiths and classes in the cause of justice and equality. Mourners filled the sanctuary at St. James United Methodist Church to bid farewell to Thompson, who died a week ago after an extended illness at age 70.
The Kansas City Royals’ annual FanFest begins Friday at Bartle Hall in the Kansas City Convention Center. The two-day event includes appearances by the players, autograph sessions and interactive activities. Find hours, ticket information here.
AxelaCare Health Solutions acquired Ambient Healthcare, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. company that offers home intravenous therapies and nursing care in the southeastern United States. Financial terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
There may not be anything more boring than a mom or dad whose sole topic of conversation is about their amazing kids. For the love of all that is holy, just give a rest. We get it: Your kids are the best and the brightest — at least in your brain they are.
Asado Urban Grill opens in the Northland’s Hilton Kansas City Airport, serving past favorites like barbecue as well as new items like red snapper Mariniere. Brookside’s new L’Cove Lounge at Avenues Bistro has already revised its menu, adding specials that were popular with customers and seasonal items.
Will a 50-unit condominium project in downtown Liberty improve a blighted area and bring more business to merchants along the town square? Or will it mar looks of the adjacent historic district of turn-of-the century homes and make parking impossible for residents there?
With majorities in most cases exceeding 80 percent, voters allowed the districts to maintain or increase the local funding they collect to bolster their basic state aid. And 80.5 percent of Shawnee Mission voters approved a $223 million bond issue in the mail-ballot election that ended at noon Tuesday.