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Taste and Tour 2014

Posted September 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By JOE JAROSZ
Northeast News
September 10, 2014

Attendees at this year’s Northeast Kansas City International Taste and Tour were able to sample foods from 20 area restaurants with international flavors from Ethiopia, France, Italy, Haiti, Mexico, Somalia and Vietnam. Vendors included desserts from Elvira’s Bakery, drinks and salsas from Chapala Mexicano and barbecue from Vee’s Barbeque & Casual Catering.

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    N Club celebrates 100 years of athletes at NEHS

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 3, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Its all in a name.

    One hundred years ago, just as Northeast High School was opening its doors, coaches for the high school started a club for athletes that lettered in sports. For about six years, the club was called the “N Men.”

    In 1920, the name of the club was changed to the “N Men at Northeast.” But that didn’t last long, either. It only lasted one year, actually, before being changed

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    More flavor with this year’s Taste and Tour

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    August 27, 2014

    NOTE: The date published in this week’s Northeast News for the Northeast Chamber’s Taste and Tour should be Saturday September 6th. The Northeast News regrets the error.

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Drive around the Northeast and you’ll notice some international flare with its restaurants.

    On the first Saturday of September, you’ll have a chance to taste the foods of many countries in one location.

    The third annual Northeast Kansas City International Taste and Tour takes places from 5

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    NE Chamber wins award

    By MICAH WILKINS
    Northeast News
    August 20, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce can now add the title “award winning” to its resume.

    The chamber won an award for Best Economic Restructuring Project from the Missouri Main Street program for its efforts to improve Independence Avenue. The Missouri Main Street program held a conference in St. Louis last month which culminated in an awards ceremony July 31. Bobbi Baker Hughes, president of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce, along with Jon Henderson, the current Chair of

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    Pho returns with a flourish.

    By MICHAEL BUSHNELL
    Northeast News
    August 13, 2014

    Spike and Jessie Nguyen are back at the corner of Independence Blvd. and The Paseo full time now with the second location of the Vietnamese-French Bistro concept restaurant i-Pho Tower. Nguyen, his wife Jessie and local dignitaries cut the ribbon this morning celebrating the grand opening of their second i-Pho Tower location. The menu is smaller but promises many of the same favorites including

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    Northeast Chamber of Commerce celebrates 20 years

     

    By MICAH WILKINS
    Northeast News
    August 6, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Ringing in 20 years as an official organization, the Northeast Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its anniversary by shepherding in a new look, and some new ideas.

    The chamber not only developed brand new logos and images for itself, but has also undergone some organizational restructuring, according to Bobbi Baker Hughes, the president of the chamber.

    “We are putting a new face on Independence Avenue and in the Northeast,” Baker Hughes said.

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    Central to the Historic Northeast community

    By Joshua Phillips
    Northeast News
    July 2, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – With partnerships and participation in the community, one financial institution has been central to the Historic Northeast community.

    Since it opened on Truman road in March 1951, Central Bank of Kansas City, Mo., has spent its time operating for the residents of the Northeast community.

    “We try to reach out to the Northeast community at least once a month,” said Sarah Cousineau, marketing director of Central Bank of Kansas City. “There is a

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    One month into new regime

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    June 25, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – It’s been a little over a month since the Kansas City Museum’s new director hit the ground running.

    Last week, Anna Marie Tutera stopped by the Kansas City, Mo., business session to give the mayor and city council members an update on the museum and answered questions on what has transpired during her first month on the job.

    Before Tutera began talking about her first month, Mark McHenry, director of the Kansas City

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    NE Chamber orders updates

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    June 4, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – What did the state legislature do this past year that affected the Northeast?

    That’s what members of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce found out at its most recent member luncheon. Held Tuesday, May 27, at the Green River Chinese Restaurant at 12th Street and Brooklyn Avenue, members were joined by State Senator Paul Levota. Representing the 11th district, which includes portions of Historic Northeast area and Jackson County, Levota updated the group of about 20 members about what from

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    Joslyn offers tips for leading a healthier lifestyle in 2014

     

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    June 4, 2014

    Each year, Americans make New Year’s resolutions, mostly about diet and exercise.

    A number of resolutions are broken within a matter of weeks, but Dr. Elaine Joslyn of NEighborhood Family Care offers solid tips for realistically leading a healthier lifestyle in 2014.

    When it comes to breaking unhealthy habits, Joslyn said, “Try to find out what is the worst thing. Look for the low hanging fruit you

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