July 4th is a time of celebration- backyard grilling, neighborhood gatherings, fireworks displays. Unfortunately, July is also peak month for grill fires, and every year, an estimated 11,000 people are treated for injuries related to fireworks. Also, more pets go missing on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year. Click below for safety tips from the Jackson County Sheriff.
Join the 2018 Southtown Showcase to sample local food and drinks, meet others, win prizes and have fun! This fun event showcases local restaurants, food and drink vendors, businesses and organizations from across South Central KC, Brookside, Troost, University District, Waldo & the surrounding areas. This annual after-hour event is a great way to showcase your business by attending, donating, or being a vendor or sponsor!
Join us Tuesday, March 27th for a conversation with Kansas City's 6th District Councilman Scott Taylor, former councilwoman Jan Marcason with the KC Streetcar Authority, and DeAnn Gould-Lancaster with H&R Block. Learn about major area projects, the proposed street car expansion to UMKC and major changes in the 2018 tax codes.
Join us Tuesday for a conversation with Kansas City Councilwoman Alissia Canady, Chief of Police Rick Smith, and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. Learn about major area projects, crime enforcement initiatives and more.
The 2017 Kansas City Marathon will take place Saturday, October 21, between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM. This great event may create delays for many of our Southtown area, Brookside and Troost businesses and neighborhoods, so we encourage you to plan ahead and be patient. We also encourage businesses to make employees and customers aware to avoid unnecessary frustration.