Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, said the economy still is absorbing interest rate hikes from last year. It gives the Fed time to pause in its pursuit of a neutral level of rates, she said.
Boulevard Brewing Co. issued its first-ever recall, asking customers to destroy a limited production run of Tank 7 beers in 12-ounce bottles because loose glass was discovered. Full refunds are offered.
The Olathe Planning Commission has endorsed a preliminary plan for a hockey arena, golf facility and other uses to redevelop the old Great Mall of the Great Plains site. That appears to give this plan the edge over a similar Overland Park idea.
New owners Austin and Bryant Parker have changed the name to Parker & Vine at Californos. They’ve also remodeled and kept customer favorites on the menu while adding crab strudel, steak under $30 and cocktails.
A hospital management company based in North Kansas City paid its power bill for a facility in Kansas Friday morning, narrowly averting an electrical outage. But financial challenges remain for EmpowerHMS.
The Kansas City Council on Thursday passed ordinances kick-starting negotiations on two office projects: a downtown tower called ‘Strata’ and a River Market development. Kansas City may guarantee debt on Strata.
It’s been a long road for Kansas City International Airport’s proposed new single terminal, but that appears common for large airport projects. Seattle, San Diego and New Orleans have seen similar delays.
The partial federal government shutdown is affecting craft beer brewers who can’t get needed approval for their product labeling. City Barrel Brewing Company says it will have to give away newly made beer.
A mixed-use development planned for Westport High School took a step forward Wednesday. The historic rehabilitation project would add either office space or a UMKC conservatory and apartments near Plexpod.
City leaders are becoming increasingly concerned about whether their hospitals can continue to operate under EmpowerHMS, a management company based in North Kansas City, as signs of financial distress multiply.