The master plan for R Park, located at 55th Terrace and Juniper Drive in Roeland Park, has been on the shelf for years, but a group of citizens has banded together to change that — and it’s succeeding.
While one longstanding Prairie Village country club has fallen to market pressures and recently closed its doors, another — Homestead Country Club — remains open thanks to the sale of part of its property and investment from a development group.
School district patrons are concerned that the Shawnee Mission Environmental Science Laboratory — a 22-acre fenced site adjacent to Shawnee Mission South High School at 107th street and Nall Avenue featuring prairie, woodlands, a pond and stream — is being considered as a possible site for a proposed aquatic center.
The Prairie Village City Council on Monday voted unanimously to direct the Kansas Department of Transportation to reject all bids for the proposed 75th Street improvement project from State Line to Mission Road.
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.
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.