Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (August 16 – August 23) 

untitled-(11-of-11)Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about the minimum wage, the KC CARE Clinic and the history of 39th and Gillham.

If you find any of that Midtown Kansas City news interesting, you can read more on our website or Facebook or sign up on our website for a daily email news digest each weekday. You can also subscribe to our Twitter updates (@midtownkcposter).

The city council has approved a Nov. 3 election for a minimum wage increase to $15 an hour, although a city attorney called the situation the most confusing procedural matter he’s seen in a long time.

The Kansas City CARE Clinic – once known as the Free Health Clinic – took a major step recently when it got federal designation as a qualified health center.

A Midtown tattoo parlor owner was charged with digital peeping for spying on people in a building he owned.

A new book by former Pilgrim Center director Roger Coleman is a tale for children or adults, and all the action takes place in Midtown.

In our Monday history feature, we focused on the area around 39th and Gillham, once a dairy farm on the Westport to Independence Road.

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  1. Roger Coleman says:

    Mary Jo, thank you for featuring Of Stones and Feathers last week in the Midtown KC Post. What an honor. We have received many positive comments as a result of your coverage. Your support of midtown is greatly appreciated.


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