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6 new businesses coming soon to downtown Overland Park

New business, including several restaurants, opening in downtown Overland Park this year.

From paletas to Thai food to a boutique hotel, several new businesses are projected to open in downtown Overland Park this year. On Wednesday, the Overland Park Community Development Committee

From paletas to Thai food to a boutique hotel, several new businesses are projected to open in downtown Overland Park this year. On Wednesday, the Overland Park Community Development Committee


12 Overland Park neighborhoods targeted for ash tree removal

Overland Park is one step closer to cutting down thousands of ash trees to counteract the effects of the invasive emerald ash borer beetle. The Overland Park Community Development Committee

Overland Park is one step closer to cutting down thousands of ash trees to counteract the effects of the invasive emerald ash borer beetle. The Overland Park Community Development Committee


DOP Donuts in downtown Overland Park closes up shop

DOP Donuts has closed its operation in downtown Overland Park after the company and city could not come to a resolution over its special use permit. The permit, which expired

DOP Donuts has closed its operation in downtown Overland Park after the company and city could not come to a resolution over its special use permit. The permit, which expired


Rare twins born at Overland Park Regional Medical Center

Overland Park MoMo twins

A rare set of monochorionic-monoamniotic, or “MoMo,” twins have been reunited after their long stay at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Winnie and Wyleigh McLaughlin, who were born on Nov.

A rare set of monochorionic-monoamniotic, or “MoMo,” twins have been reunited after their long stay at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Winnie and Wyleigh McLaughlin, who were born on Nov.


Tiki Taco opening new location in downtown Overland Park

Tiki Taco, a California-inspired Mexican restaurant, is working to open its first Johnson County location in downtown Overland Park. The Kansas-City based restaurant is eyeing a 2023 opening for its

Tiki Taco, a California-inspired Mexican restaurant, is working to open its first Johnson County location in downtown Overland Park. The Kansas-City based restaurant is eyeing a 2023 opening for its


🍷 Downtown Overland Park wine bar to open soon

The owners of a new wine bar in downtown Overland Park are now eyeing a February grand opening. Vintage ’78, which will aim to serve up wine in a more

The owners of a new wine bar in downtown Overland Park are now eyeing a February grand opening. Vintage ’78, which will aim to serve up wine in a more


Healthy meal prep store Lean Kitchen open in Overland Park

Lean Kitchen to-go meals

Meal prep company Lean Kitchen, which specializes in healthy grab-and-go meals, recently opened its first Johnson County location in Overland Park. Located at 12070 Blue Valley Parkway, the new store

Meal prep company Lean Kitchen, which specializes in healthy grab-and-go meals, recently opened its first Johnson County location in Overland Park. Located at 12070 Blue Valley Parkway, the new store


Overland Park small businesses get new shot of COVID-19 relief

A small business in downtown Overland Park

Several small local businesses in Overland Park are set to receive a new round of federal pandemic relief money. On Monday, the Overland Park City Council voted to increase its

Several small local businesses in Overland Park are set to receive a new round of federal pandemic relief money. On Monday, the Overland Park City Council voted to increase its




GoCha bubble tea shop opens on busy stretch of SM Parkway

Some bubble tea options offered by GoCha Tea in Overland Park.

Bubble tea shop GoCha Tea & Beverages, which is based in the Kansas City metro, has officially come to northeast Johnson County. Owner Connie Tran opened GoCha’s first Johnson County

Bubble tea shop GoCha Tea & Beverages, which is based in the Kansas City metro, has officially come to northeast Johnson County. Owner Connie Tran opened GoCha’s first Johnson County


🎄Overland Park to host Christmas Con this summer

Christmas Con, a national holiday-themed convention, is coming to Overland Park. From June 9 to 11, Christmas fans will be able to stroll the convention’s holiday market, take photos with

Christmas Con, a national holiday-themed convention, is coming to Overland Park. From June 9 to 11, Christmas fans will be able to stroll the convention’s holiday market, take photos with


Historic downtown Overland Park church becoming hotel

The exterior of the historic Overland Park Presbyterian Church in downtown Overland Park.

A developer is officially turning the historic Overland Park Presbyterian Church into a downtown boutique hotel. The Overland Park City Council voted Monday to approve a final development plan to

A developer is officially turning the historic Overland Park Presbyterian Church into a downtown boutique hotel. The Overland Park City Council voted Monday to approve a final development plan to


Beef sandwich restaurant eyes first Overland Park location

Specializing in slow-roasted beef sandwiches since 1967, fast-casual restaurant chain Beef-A-Roo is eyeing its first Kansas City metro location in Overland Park, according to city documents. The Illinois-based chain is

Specializing in slow-roasted beef sandwiches since 1967, fast-casual restaurant chain Beef-A-Roo is eyeing its first Kansas City metro location in Overland Park, according to city documents. The Illinois-based chain is


Overland Park smart chessboard maker strikes Shark Tank deal

An Overland Park-based chess company was recently featured on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank. ChessUp founders Jeff Wigh and Adam Roush struck a deal with investor Lori Greiner for

An Overland Park-based chess company was recently featured on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank. ChessUp founders Jeff Wigh and Adam Roush struck a deal with investor Lori Greiner for