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New plans emerge where grocery idea fizzled at 27th and Troost

From The Kansas City Star, April 2, 2016, by Lynn Horsley When Truman Medical Center abandoned plans last June for a major grocery store at 27th and Troost, neighbors and city officials were deeply disappointed. But now negotiations with two experienced development groups hold new promise for that prominent intersection southeast of downtown. A selection…

Second Act May Bring Market To Kansas City ‘Food Desert’

By MIKE SHERRY • FEB 8, 2016 Urban residents in Kansas City want the same fresh offerings that are available at suburban supermarkets, such as this display at the Corinth Square Hen House Market in Prairie Village. CREDIT MIKE SHERRY / HEARTLAND HEALTH MONITOR Residents living just south of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, might just…

Plan to spur redevelopment on 63rd Street between Oak and Troost heads to KCMO City Council

Oak and Troost

From 41 KSHB Kansas City, by Lindsay Shively, January 27, 2016 – KANSAS CITY, Mo. – While 63rd street near Oak Street buzzes with several new businesses, “for lease” signs dot the sidewalk leading east. Butch Rigby owns five buildings on 63rd Street between Oak and Troost. He’s pushing for the City Council to approve a Planned Industrial…