Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (August 23 – August 30) 

Courtesy Small House Catalogue

Courtesy Small House Catalogue

Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about tiny houses, alleged abuse at the county jail, and the history of Crestwood.

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).

Many readers were interested in the work of the KC Tiny House Collective, which hopes to create a village of tiny homes on formerly vacant city lots.

The mayor and city manager responded to the citizen satisfaction survey, which shows residents are happier with city services, but still want the city to find a way to deal with crumbling curbs and sidewalks.

Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders said the county and FBI are investigating abuse of jail inmates by guards.

Midtown nonprofit The Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired remembered slain Jewish Community Center victim Terri LaManno, a therapist at the center, through an annual scholarship in her name.

And our real estate experts explained why first-time home buyers are sitting out the current hot market.

Our history feature looked back at the Crestwood neighborhood around 55th, Holmes and Crestwood Drive.

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