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    City to Speedy Cash – you’re done

    Northeast News KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The wrecking ball has been spared once at the corner of Independence Boulevard and Prospect Avenue.

    Upscale Baltimore Hotel hosted presidents

    Northeast News Eccentric. That’s how many described noted turn-of-the-century Kansas City architect Louis S. Curtiss.

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  • Where’s the egress?

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    Last week, the city’s Parks Department showcased five different options for the coming Paseo Gateway project, all of which eliminate the ramp from Cliff Drive and Missouri Avenue to southbound Paseo


    Annnnnd the wheels came off

    February 3rd, 2016
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    Last weekend’s warm-up was a welcome respite from the normally frigid temperatures and as the thermometer rose, so did the level of crime in HNE.


    Historic Preservation farce

    January 27th, 2016
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    Nell Peters is spinning in her grave. Last week, the city council voted 9-3 for the demolition of three Peters designed buildings on the western edge of the Country Club Plaza


    Re-CAN Northeast

    January 20th, 2016
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    Once upon a time in the early 1990’s, Kansas City’s Historic Northeast neighborhoods enjoyed an enhanced police presence that visibly lowered crime rates and brought the six area neighborhoods together for


    Jazz hand outs

    January 13th, 2016
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    When is a plan not a plan? When two city councilmen from the Third District try and ramrod $18 million in supposed “improvements” in the 18th and Vine jazz district down


  • The struggle for truth is real

    January 6th, 2016
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    It’s real, alright. Too bad the truth doesn’t seem to factor much for the folks over at One Struggle KC and MORE2: Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity, whatever that


    Second guessin’ and armchair quarterbackin’

    December 23rd, 2015
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    There’s been quite a bit of hype generated lately by the daily newspaper of record calling into question why two Kansas City Firefighters, John Mesh and Larry Leggio, were in a


    Truth in numbers

    December 16th, 2015
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    Two to one. Sixty seven percent to 33 percent. That’s the margin of people who prefer remodeling the present Kansas City International airport versus dropping the dime for


    Blood Money

    December 9th, 2015
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    If the attorneys for the burned out Speedy Cash have their way, their predatory lending business at Independence and Prospect would re-open in a few months, continuing to prey on residents


    Politically Active

    December 2nd, 2015
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    John Rizzo announced last week that he’ll be surrendering his Missouri House seat to run for the State Senate seat vacated by Paul LeVota.