Recap: last week in Midtown Kansas City (Nov. 16 – Nov. 23)


little-sisters-of-the-poorLast week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about bike and pedestrian improvement plans, summer jobs for young people, and the history of 31st and Locust.

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

As a grand jury deliberated in Ferguson, Missouri, Kansas City police said they anticipate primarily peaceful demonstrations and protests in Kansas City.

At city hall, the mayor appointed a commission to create summer job opportunities for young people.

The city proposed making Grand Boulevard more bike and pedestrian friendly, and asked for input from residents.

KU Hospital announced a major gift that will allow it to expand.

A new study found that college educated young people are moving to cities instead of the suburbs.

And Pembroke Hill School and several other Kansas City schools ranked high in a survey of private high schools.

In history, we looked back at the area around 31st and Locust to the time when it housed a home for the aged run by the Little Sisters of the Poor as well as athletic fields.

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