District officials on Friday, May 26, 2017, released the latest update to the proposed plan they first issued in March. The update modifies changes to four schools and removes changes to Shawanoe Elementary from the process outright.
While some communities’ downtowns are enjoying a resurgence, development in downtown Merriam is made difficult by Turkey Creek and its flood plain, the city’s community development director told the council on Monday, May 22.
Freezing Moo Rolling Ice Cream offers fresh ingredients in its made-to-order ice cream and a bit of a show. It plans to open more of the ice cream shops in Lee’s Summit, Leawood and Overland Park in the next few weeks.
Memorial Day has significant meaning for so many of us. Because of its connection to the armed forces, patriotism is the uniting factor on Memorial Day, when we gather to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer. Here are a few ideas for making the most of Memorial Day this year.
Developers for the $1.8 billion mixed-use project at Brookridge Golf and Fitness got the Overland Park Planning Commission’s blessing Monday for major changes to part of the project to make way for a 400,000-square-foot office building. The commission recommended denial for plans to turn the now-vacant Mac’s 66 station at 8139 Metcalf Ave. into the flagship store for PT’s Coffee.
For Shawnee Mission School District administrators, it was sink, swim or float when testing out Rosehill Elementary students’ crafts. Three of the six boats sunk in their maiden voyage May 12. But the educators say it was worth getting wet to show kids learning can be fun.
The owner of a prominent Georgian classic mansion overlooking Indian Lane in Mission Hills and his wife recently became empty-nesters. So they’ve put the 15,000-square-foot home, which sits on a four-acre gated estate, up for sale. It’s listed at $9.5 million.