Tag Archives: Westport

Hearne: Dream On, Plaza Will Never Be the Same

We all like to kid ourselves at times… Craig Glazer spends the night with a 23 year-old girl he met last weekend who’s mom’s only 40 and suddenly he’s Ponce de Leon. I get a new Fiat and I think I’m … Continue reading

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Glazer: The Battle of Westport – Take 2 – Former Landlord Poised to Create Parking Problem

Was a time businessman Doug Weltner was once considered the savior of Westport… Weltner and his real estate company outbid others around 1990 to purchase Westport Square and the parking lot along Westport Road across from Kelly’s and the old … Continue reading

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Hearne: Westport to Unleash “Gangsta Cam’ on Bad Guys

Coming soon to an entertainment district near you… It may be the Age of the Drone, but Kansas City’s premier entertainment district is going to stick with the tried and the true in its ongoing battle to keep bad guys out … Continue reading

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Hearne: Police State Takes Care of Country Club Plaza’s ‘Urban’ Problem

So many urban teens, so few entertainment districts… With Westport engaged in a turf war to keep underage urban youth of a certain persuasion at bay, inquiring minds want to know how’s the situation on the Country Club Plaza progressing? “The … Continue reading

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Hearne: ID Check & No Booze Rule Halves Westport Kid Crowds

Just as things were starting to look sunny side up… As reported here in April, the handwriting’s been on the wall for this summer in Westport. Pressure had been brought to bear by merchants and bar owners against the Gusto Bar & Lounge in … Continue reading

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