Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (August 30 – Sept. 6) 

workhouse1Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about the emerging regional transportation system, the minimum wage fight, and the history of 33rd and Gillham.

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In another step toward a unified regional transportation system, the city bus service has made an agreement with the new streetcar system to provide some support and services.

Adding to evolving complexities over higher city minimum wage laws, the mayors of Kansas City and St. Louis supported action at the state level.

Kansas City No Violence Alliance teamed up young artists with abandoned buildings to create some unique art designed to deter violence and bring neighborhoods together.

A local artist has created a project called Urban Colonization, a mixture of art, a biology lesson and a puzzle based on lichens.

In our weekly history feature, we focused on 33rd and Gillham, an area many people remember living in as students.

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