Shawnee & Lenexa

Shawnee & Lenexa

Shawnee moves forward on retail/restaurant plan

Bellmont Promenade, LLC, hopes to put in a retail and restaurant center on the southwest corner of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Maurer Road. The center would include 190,000 square feet of inline retail, 25,000 square feet of pad sites, 18,000 square feet of office and 22,000 square feet of small shops.

Shawnee & Lenexa

Lenexa townhouse project stalls

The Lenexa City Council recently decided to end its agreement with the developer for a project that would have built 61 townhomes with attached garages on 3.4 acres north of 87th Street Parkway on Penrose Lane.

Shawnee & Lenexa

DeShonte’ Cobin teaching young students more than dance

Cobin mixes in social skills and basic coordination for the beginners, while she encourages the older girls to talk about their stress at school or work on body image. Her Shawnee business, called Creative Movements, has been located in the Shawnee Village Shopping Center at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Quivira Road, for four years.

Shawnee & Lenexa

Lenexa marketplace taking shape

Carmen Chopp, the city’s public market manager, has begun soliciting tenants for the market. Target products include coffee, baked goods, local wine, beer and spirits, ice cream, pizza and unique food and drink offerings and products. All businesses will be owner-operated, she said.

Shawnee & Lenexa

At Barley’s, it’s not just about the beer

A pioneer of Kansas City’s craft beer scene, Barley’s wooed patrons early on with all sorts of sudsy fun: beer tastings, beer events, beer schools. And to augment the beer experience, Barley’s kitchen whipped up traditional appetizers still available and popular on the current menu

Shawnee & Lenexa

Lenexa library branch takes driving through to a new level

Johnson County commissioners gave the go-ahead last week to include a kiosk at the new branch that would maximize the drive-through experience by allowing patrons to pick up items, as well as drop them off. The free-standing kiosk would be staffed during library hours and would be the first of its kind in Johnson County,

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Royals don't want to be watching World Series again this fall

Last fall, the Kansas City Royals watched the World Series instead of playing in it for the first time in two years. As spring training starts, players say they don't want to be in that position again this October and are using it as motivation to return to the top of the American League.
Colton Dodgson Cronkite News at Arizona State University
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Royals don't want to be watching World Series again this fall

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KU basketball by the numbers: Close finishes, Big 12 title streak and more

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McMaster: 'In the army, because the stakes are so high, you can't just be a yes man'