When the moon is full and the weather is warm enough, Patti Stark calls yoga enthusiasts outdoors tto Liberty’s Stocksdale Park at dusk. Moonlight Yoga is a fundraiser for the city’s nearby off-leash dog park.
The 83rd annual Plaza Art Fair featured more than 500 artists displaying their work along Nichols Road and Ward Parkway, Experience ArtsKC zones, three live music stages, and local restaurants offering distinctive dishes.
Almost 11 years ago, chef Bob Palmgren left fine dining behind and opened to open RJ’s Bob-Be-Que Shack off of Lamar Avenue and Johnson Drive in Mission. Business at RJ’s, which is named after Palmgren’s son, was slow at first, particularly on Sundays. So Palmgren started serving country breakfast. It was sort of like barbecue brunch, with eggs, smoked ham, sausage, bacon and cinnamon rolls.
A handful of fire departments and districts in Johnson County use volunteers to help keep the fire service running smoothly. Although those volunteers might pay their bills by working at an insurance brokerage firm or a remodeling business, they spend hours and hours each month doing the job of a paid firefighter.
The Roeland Park Committee of the Whole discussed amending the ordinance to require claimants to pay the cost of investigating the anti-discrimination claim they file if insufficient evidence is found to move the claim forward.
City Council members unanimously approved the placement of a 17-foot-tall stainless steel abstract sculpture by New York artist Albert Paley in the median of the winding thoroughfare, just north of 115th Street.