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Grand Street Cafe serves fine dining in Lenexa City Center

Grand Street Cafe opened a second location in the Lenexa City Center development in 2013. The menu at the fine dining restaurant was designed by chef Aaron Wells-Morgan, who has a passion for seasonal ingredients, house-made pasta and pastrami sandwiches.

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Emily Parnell: A delicate balance of self-expression

Driving into the school’s pickup lane, I searched the crowd of children for my own carpool gang. I spotted my son, laughing heartily. He wore a black heavy metal concert T-shirt — a gift from his dad. Hanging conspicuously from his shoulder was a backpack — not his own, but one I recognized as his sister’s. It was white with a bold print of purple, black and pink butterflies and flowers. My son strutted to the car, flaunting it.