Where’s the outrage?

Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Northeast News
July 16, 2014

When Cabin Rock Investments began to work with the Kansas City Planning and Zoning Department about two years ago with the intent to turn a vine choked, overgrown vacant lot at Sixth and Chestnut in to a thriving, national auto parts retailer, the “walk friendly international marketplace” crowd squalled like a stuck pig!

So much was the uproar that they cost the developer, as well as the retailer a good chunk of change in attorney’s fees, as well as lost revenue from not being open. Eighteen months passed and not a spade of dirt was turned. The project ultimately passed and is finally under way.

But what of the old Dairy Queen almost right next door to the new Auto Zone project that now boasts some horrific yellow paint

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    This is not the chain link you’re looking for

    Posted July 8, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 9, 2014

    Well this newshound knows when we get it wrong and we got it wrong!

    Last week we ran a news story about the city’s Landmarks Commission decision to not hear the Pendleton Heights Neighborhood appeal

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    Due Process – Denied!

    Posted July 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 2, 2014

    Kansas City’s Landmarks Commission was hard at it again last Friday when the Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association petitioned them for a rehearing on its ridiculous decision that a chain link fence is indeed proper and fitting for use in a Historic

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    Paradigm Shift

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Northeast News
    June 25, 2014

    It is all about the pin map. Back when Barry Mayer commanded the Police Department’s East Patrol Division, pin maps and crime trends were the rule of the day. Crimes were tracked so trends could be observed and policed proactively by

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    And the rains came…

    Posted June 17, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    June 18, 2014

    Once again, this feisty news canine is here to beat the infrastructure drum that City Hall so often ignores.

    This time, however, we’re going to talk about the lack of ample drainage from city streets

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    Sewer warranty plan creates confusion

    Posted May 28, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    May 29, 2013

    Confused? This news-pooch certainly is. Last week we ran a story in our web edition announcing a partnership between the city and a company offering water and sewer line warranties. The press release we got from City Hall was full of back slappin’ and glad handing quotes, reassuring

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    Bunny gives kudos to NE volunteers

    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    May 22, 2013

    Once again, Historic Northeast neighbors did not disappoint. Last Saturday morning more than 100 neighborhood volunteers dedicated their time to making our community a cleaner and brighter place to live. New flowers were planted in the raised beds along Independence Avenue, litter and bulky trash were hauled to

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    Dumpers beware; we’re watching

    Posted May 14, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    May 15, 2013

    We’ve all seen them – old beater pickup trucks, heavily laden with all manner of trash, refuse and debris, slowly navigating the streets of Northeast looking for a deserted area in which to jettison their trashy cargo.

    Some have even followed the trucks to the nether, less populated regions

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    A few bumps in the road

    Posted April 30, 2013 at 10:35 am

    May 1, 2013

    Recently the city’s parks and recreation department was busy installing some pretty serious speed bumps at all of the entrances to the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway. This work has a number of folks wondering, this newspooch included, what was the reason for installing the offending speed bumps, given

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    Avenue CID – Clean it up and they will come

    Posted March 19, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    March 20, 2013

    This feisty newshound would like to throw a shout out to the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (CID) Committee for shepherding the pending CID proposal for the Avenue through the labyrinth of administrative bailiwicks and committee hearings on its way

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