Northtown

a medical worker wearing gloves holds an N95 style facemask
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Marc LaVoie
April 29, 2020 - 9:56 am
Con-artists who are trying to make a fast buck off of the COVID-19 crisis have been targeting first responders in the Kansas City Metro.
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Iron District
Rebecca Crockett
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
North Kansas City, MO - The Iron District is like a grassroots version of the Las Vegas Downtown Container Park. Eighteen shipping containers are arranged on the corner of 16th Avenue and Iron Street and will become Northtown's newest food and retail park. Co-developer Rachel Kennedy says the park...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 21, 2018 - 11:19 am
North Kansas City, MO - Let's be perfectly clear... North Kansas City is not Kansas City, Missouri. Sometimes called 'Northtown', the completely seperate, and some would argue very different, city of North Kansas City has long had a challenge with branding, with standing out, says Sara Copeland,...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 12:59 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire that gutted a building in the center of town was caused by careless smoking, investigators said Wednesday. And investigators said during a late-morning news conference the fire was accidental and there is no criminal investigation. Someone had been smoking...
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The Brewkery
KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 12:06 pm
North Kansas City, MO - There's a brewery in Northtown doing things a little differently... as it brews up different flavors of kombucha . Kombucha is a fermented, fizzy sweetened black or green tea drink that's become popular in the US in recent years due to its purported health benefits. Co-owner...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:31 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire caused major damage to a building on the southwest corner of Armour and Swift in Northtown. Crews are still on scene of the structure fire at 1900 Swift. Please avoid the area if possible. Thank you to @happyrockfire and @KCMOFireDept for their help today...
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Screenland Theaters
Jim Cunningham
February 27, 2018 - 4:07 am
North Kansas City, MO - The 90-year-old Screenland Armour theater is expanding to accomodate more movie showings and longer engagements. The movie house in Northtown has survived while most independent theaters have closed to be replaced by huge multiplexes. Screenland, at 408 Armour Rd. in North...
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