Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (April 21-April 27)




Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about new life on Broadway, the return of JJs, and a decision on the future of the airport.

If you find any of that Midtown Kansas City news interesting, you can read more on our website or on Facebook (try liking our page to get daily news), or sign up on our website for a daily email news digest each weekday. You can also subscribe to our Twitter updates (@midtownkcposter). Meanwhile, planning for the future of Kansas City’s airport continued with the final public meeting to gather input.

A new vegetarian restaurant coming to Broadway is just one of the changes for the better on the historic 3600 block.  Three buildings there are full of new life including the Broadway Jazz Club and the new iPho Tower French-Vietnamese bistro.

The owner of JJs Restaurant announced plans to reopen in the West Plaza near the site of an explosion that demolished the previous JJs.

At city hall, the mayor’s advisory group on the future of KCI is ready to announce its recommendations.

We also told you why May has the highest number of pedestrian accidents, based on a report from the MidAmerica Regional Council.

Conservation experts made a springtime plea, asking people  not to plant the old Kansas City standby, the Bradford pear tree. 

Jackson County prosecutors on Thursday charged a Kansas City man with shooting a father to death and critically injuring his 10-year-old son.

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