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Mattie Rhodes Center Celebrates Día de los Muertos

Posted September 30, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By Joe Jarosz
Northeast News
October 1, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Mattie Rhodes Center is excited to announce that the featured artist for Kansas City’s 16th Annual Día de los Muertos, also knows as the Day of the Dead, Celebration will be James Jukes.

The opening reception to view the Día de los Muertos ofrendas, altars, takes places from 6 – 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Mattie Rhodes Center Art Gallery, 915 W. 17th St. The following day, join the center for the Street Festival, which runs from 1 – 10 p.m. Various live entertainment acts, food vendors, artisan vendors, and children’s activities will fill the street in front of the Gallery. The Closing Reception and Parade will take place from 6 – 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. All events

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    Former chamber president knows history

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 1, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For years, Nancy Cramer and her husband owned a business in the Northeast.

    Her husband ran Modern Supply until he passed away in 1994. For 17 years, Cramer then

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    Historic Homes tour to focus on one neighborhood

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For the first two years, the Northeast Kansas City Historical Society focused its Fall Homes Tour on neighborhoods north and south of Independence Avenue.

    The first year took people

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    Grub Crawl in City Market

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Is there a restaurant or beverage you haven’t gotten around to sampling just yet in the City Market?

    Well you will soon have your chance to try almost 20 food and

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    Beautifying a neighborhood

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood is now one step closer to becoming more artistic.

    At a press conference at the Kansas City Museum on Sept. 8,

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    Area health center recognized as Patient Centered Medical

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    Kansas City, Missouri – The Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center has become the only federally qualified health center in Kansas City, Mo., to be recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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    Local event to highlight the art of butchering

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – It makes sense that a food festival celebrating Kansas City’s pride in pork would evolve from a food blog.

    Jonathan Bender, founder of The Recommended Daily, said when he

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    Art program coming to the Northeast Library

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies and create masterpieces this fall.

    During the Westport Center for the Arts’ “Kids Team Up for Art” at

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    Event brings out those looking to get out more

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For a few hours last Saturday, one block in Historic Northeast was better than the others.

    From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, the Pendleton Heights

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    District cuts ribbon on new Middle Schools

    Posted September 16, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Michael Bushnell
    Photos by David Remley
    Northeast News
    September 17, 2014

    The Kansas City Missouri School District on Saturday cut the ribbon on two brand new Middle Schools, ushering in a new era for mid level students in the KCPS. While

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