Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (March 29 – April 5)

march31 forum 2Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about what’s important in the city council races, debate over the minimum wage, and the history of Jimmy’s Jigger.

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City council candidates offered their views on issues Midtowners say are important for the next four years at a forum sponsored by the Midtown KC Post and several neighborhoods.

At city hall, the current council struggled with tough issues including a raise of the minimum wage, how to deal with animal abuse and whether to allow Uber to operate here.

A painting by Roanoke artist Thomas Hart Benton is coming out of storage and going on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Our history feature took us back in time on West 39th Street and the block that has been home to Jimmy’s Jigger for decades.

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