Runners to compete in Main Street Mile on Saturday

Runners will be heading to Main Street this Saturday for the annual Main Street Mile, a one-mile race for families as well as competitive runners. The race is in its sixth year. It begins at 11 a.m. Main Street and Linwood and goes south to ...

Main Street thanks “red shirts” who keep the area safe

Main Street today celebrated the “red shirt crew” that has been patrolling Main Street for six years. The officers do daily patrols of Main Street from 27th to 47th Streets, monitoring activities, assisting with medical emergencies and illegal ...

Capitol Federal building at 43rd and Main

According to Capital Federal Savings Bank officials, the bank is building its fourth Missouri bank on the northwest corner 43rd and Main Street. At last week’s MainCor meeting, bank officers said they like the visibility of Main Street and ...

A chance to unload those used computers: Nov. 3 event

If you have a growing collection of used computers and peripherals sitting around your house, MainCor has an event for you this weekend. Here are the details: The fastest growing type of trash in the United States is electronic waste: computers, ...

Drug take-back brings in large haul in Midtown

Many folks cleaned out their medicine cabinets this weekend, and safely disposed of outdated or unused drugs that could be a temptation to teens and others. Midtown has lightened its load of outdated or forgotten prescription drugs. At last ...

Tomorrow’s the day to get rid of dangerous prescription drugs

The Kansas City Police Department and MainCor are planning another prescription drug take-back day tomorrow. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, September 29th, 10 am to 2 pm MainCor Parking Lot at 3215 Main Street Here are the ...

Main Street project proves cigarette butt litter can be reduced

There’s an interesting project over on Main Street. MainCor is trying to figure out if it can reduce litter by reducing the number of cigarette butts that get tossed. They’re doing public education and putting these receptacles outside places ...

Building demolition in Midtown shows great old facade

As this building at 3266 Main is being demolished, it offers a great look back in time. We haven’t been able to find any history on the Broadway Motors Metal and Paint Division yet. The owner of  3266 Main has started tearing the building ...

Another prescription drug take-back day planned for Saturday, Sept. 29

Most households have outdated prescriptions in their medicine cabinets, which can be tempting to teens and others who might use them for recreational purposes. With confusion about the impact of flushing drugs down the toilet, MainCor and the ...

MainCor fights back against cigarette butts

Where to drop your butts? Not down the storm drain. On Main Street, these cigarette butt containers are intended to fight litter. Litter – including nasty cigarette butts – is a big concern in Midtown. On Main Street, the folks at the Main ...