Fire crews respond to leak report at Village Shops Einstein Bros. The Einstein Bros. Bagels store at the Village Shops was briefly evacuated Monday afternoon after an initial report of a sprinkler that had gone off and an odor of gas. Crews were able to shut off the water flow and determine there was no danger from a gas leak. Fire Chief Tony Lopez reports that the sprinkler head that went off was over one of the Einstein ovens. Prairie Village business owner extorted in drug scheme. A Grandview man has been sentenced to six years in prison without parole in an extortion scheme that involved a Prairie Village business owner. The Kansas City Business Journal has identified the victim as Richard Winders. [Grandview man gets six years for $3M drug extortion scheme of Prairie Village business owner – Kansas City Business Journal]
Pie Five Pizza sets Friday opening date for new Cornerstone Commons restaurant. Pie Five Pizza announced this week that it plans to open its new Mission restaurant in the Cornerstone Commons development this Friday, August 21. Pie Five has five additional restaurants currently operating in the Kansas City market. [Pie Five Pizza Now Serving in Mission — MarketWatch Press Release]
The Northeast Johnson County morning roundup is brought to you by Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop on Johnson Drive. For updates on the latest blends and specialty drinks available, follow them on Facebook.