Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (Oct. 4 – Oct. 11) 

nelle-peters-preservationLast week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about urban agriculture, a preservation attempt on the Plaza, and the history of Broadway Boulevard.

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 Midtown KC Post, BikeWalkKC and The Whole Person are teaming up to focus on sidewalk issues. Our first step is to find out from folks who live, work, and play in Midtown why sidewalks are important and what problems they cause.

Many readers were interested in our post about the city’s talks with Hy-Vee Inc. to sell produce and more raised at the old municipal farm.

Fast-food and other low-wage workers rallied to ask the city council not to repeal a $13 an hour wage increase that could be illegal at the state level.

The rehab of Westport Middle School is moving forward. Also, the city plan commission recommended that three buildings slated for demolition in the Plaza be added to a historic district.

Our Monday history post featured the block of Broadway where Walgreens and the Blarney Stone stand today.

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