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Overland Park approves nearly $300,000 in improvements for 4 playgrounds

Four Overland Park playgrounds will get new equipment and/or resurfacing this year. The city council recently approved bids for upgrades at four parks that would replace the surfacing and current

Four Overland Park playgrounds will get new equipment and/or resurfacing this year. The city council recently approved bids for upgrades at four parks that would replace the surfacing and current


Time to ‘tame the streets’ in College and Metcalf corridor, says group looking to revitalize aging commercial area

Overland Park should make every effort to slow the traffic on College Boulevard for the long-term health of the College-and-Metcalf Avenue corridor, possibly by putting the street on a “road

Overland Park should make every effort to slow the traffic on College Boulevard for the long-term health of the College-and-Metcalf Avenue corridor, possibly by putting the street on a “road



‘Leave it alone!’ At input session, residents stress desire to preserve Santa Fe Commons green space

Residents close to downtown Overland Park had a few, mostly small-scale suggestions to improve Santa Fe Commons Park during a public input session Thursday. Maybe add a small splash play

Residents close to downtown Overland Park had a few, mostly small-scale suggestions to improve Santa Fe Commons Park during a public input session Thursday. Maybe add a small splash play



Limitless Brewing plans for new tap room/microbrewery in Lenexa

For every Johnson Countian who has wandered through another city’s streets lined with microbreweries and food trucks and wondered, “When will we have that here?” Lenexa may have an answer.

For every Johnson Countian who has wandered through another city’s streets lined with microbreweries and food trucks and wondered, “When will we have that here?” Lenexa may have an answer.




With final approvals in hand, developer preparing to raze hotels on Shawnee Mission Parkway for Metcalf Crossing project

The Metcalf Crossing project that will raze two shuttered hotels at Metcalf Avenue and Shawnee Mission Parkway got its final go-ahead from the city Monday so demolition can begin this

The Metcalf Crossing project that will raze two shuttered hotels at Metcalf Avenue and Shawnee Mission Parkway got its final go-ahead from the city Monday so demolition can begin this


After error in cost estimates for professional service, Overland Park decides to stick with ‘bare bones’ meeting video for now

Ratings may play a part in how much meeting video Overland Park provides to the public. Rather than pay more for live streaming of meetings provided by a professional service,

Ratings may play a part in how much meeting video Overland Park provides to the public. Rather than pay more for live streaming of meetings provided by a professional service,


Overland Park city council approval paves way for 5-story Edison District project in heart of downtown

A congratulatory city council gave its blessing Monday night to a revised Edison development plan that puts a five-story office and retail building and a four-level parking garage in the

A congratulatory city council gave its blessing Monday night to a revised Edison development plan that puts a five-story office and retail building and a four-level parking garage in the



With growth exceeding expectations, Creative Planning says it will occupy more new office space at I-435 and Nall than planned

Creative Planning, the Leawood wealth management company moving to Overland Park, is expanding fast enough to require more than the single building it originally intended to occupy near Nall Avenue

Creative Planning, the Leawood wealth management company moving to Overland Park, is expanding fast enough to require more than the single building it originally intended to occupy near Nall Avenue