With hives all over southern Johnson County, a Shawnee beekeeper sells the honey in area grocery stores and restaurants. What began as a hobby is now his full-time business, involving 350 hives and millions of honeybees. Does he get stung? Sure. Does that deter him? Of course not.
Many Johnson County cities are using a rental inspection program to gain leverage with landlords and enforce property maintenance codes, with exterior inspections. But some go further with interior inspections.
Happy-X combines a coffee shop and cafe on weekdays with a Peruvian restaurant on the weekends. Retail updates for Leawood’s Park Place and Town Center Plaza, and Overland Park’s Prairiefire. Mission’s new bar and restaurant, The Bar, plans a mid-November opening.
But stopping racism also require that individuals take actions in their own lives, a diverse group agrees. “A Conversation About Race” was held last week at Johnson County’s Central Resource Library in Overland Park.