Eight years ago, Utah businessman Alan Knox bought the Little Caesars franchise in the Kansas City area. A battle over prices, late payments and a deal to sell his best stores has left KC without Pizza! Pizza!
It’s an argument that’s raged since the Royals left 22nd and Brooklyn after the 1972 season. But not much has happened in the year since news broke that Kansas City was studying downtown baseball stadium sites.
Kansas City doctor John Verstraete was sentenced to a year in federal prison at an emotional hearing Thursday for his role in a prescription drug fraud. Verstraete’s supports packed the courtroom, asking for leniency.
Construction jobs at Kansas City International Airport mean the regional economy will outpace the rest of the nation in coming years. Still, it masks the many ways the area lags in comparison to peer markets.
UC-B Properties is joining fellow developers in the march to Troost. The development group on Thursday won approval for incentives to build apartments at Linwood and Troost. It plans to break ground next summer.
A nine-month study by Black & Veatch into the vaibility of a hyperloop route along Interstate 70 found that the possibility of the ultra-fast passenger connection between Kansas City and St. Louis could work.
The Overland Park City Council has approved incentives for a new office building in downtown Overland Park, to be completed late next year. Tenants will include BRR Architecture and REACH Healthcare Foundation.
Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que announced it will buck its long-standing policy and open its original gas station location this Sunday. Some through it was for Chiefs home game against the Bengals. But it’s not.
The historic Kansas City Club — and before that, University Club — building at Ninth Street and Baltimore Avenue is open again as high-end downtown event space. It took more than two years to renovate.
Crossroads Hotel officially opens Thursday, Oct. 18, with 131 rooms featuring works by local artists and makers, two restaurants and bars, public gallery and more. A rooftop bar is scheduled to open later.
South Plaza residents oppose a hotel planned on 50th Street between Main and Wyandotte. The City Plan Commission voted against the Home2 Suites and Tru by Hilton hotel, but it still could be approved by the City Council.
Before he dropped out of the KC mayor’s race to seek treatment for PTSD, Jason Kander was positioned to command an overwhelming fundraising advantage, with more than $500,000 collected in just one quarter.
The Overland Park Council has rejected a request to negotiate tax incentives for the Brookridge golf course redevelopment. The huge project, proposed for southeast of 103rd and Antioch, remains in doubt.
Missouri ranked 6th in the nation in percent of doctors taking all Medicare patients. Kansas ranked 48th. The survey underlines the importance of consumers making sure doctors are covered before choosing a plan.
Kansas City-area Little Caesars franchisee Alan Knox said he tried to keep his stores open as long as possible but admits, "We're done." Signs and other evidence of Pizza! Pizza! are coming out of his remaining locations.