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James a Fussell
Ancestral Pow Wow Comes to Historic Northeast
An event called the Native American Ancestral Pow Wow is to be held on September 20, 2002 at the Concourse. It is being sponsored by the Heart of America Indian Center and it is hoped that this will be...
September 6, 2007
Story features the massive glass sculpture being created for the Sprint Center by artist Tom Bloyd. This steel and glass piece is to be called "Spiral Ribbon" and will weigh 3,000 pounds. It was commissioned...
Bridging the Halfway Mark
April 9, 2003
Report on the work being done to replace the Gladstone Boulevard bridge over Anderson Street. The bridge is located on the south end of the Concourse and the original bridge was a century old. Work on...
Cliff Drive Classic Draws Hundreds to Historic Northeast
Now in its 39th year, the Tour of Kansas City bicycle race draws around 400 professional cyclists. The first half of the race goes through Cliff Drive in the Northeast area. Riders take 18 laps around...
Concourse Fountain Design Accepted
Board of Parks and Recreation and a committee of Northeast citizens agree to design plan "B" for improvements to the Concourse Park fountain.
Concourse Fountain Will Flow
Update on the finishing work to be done on the Concourse Park Fountain. It is now hoped that it will be completed sometime this spring.
Focus On Fountains
August 6, 2003
The use of water in the city has recently been criticized, especially in the fountains. This article discusses this issue with fountains in the Northeast area including the following: Concourse, American...
Fountain Contract to Be Finalized: Construction on New Concourse Fountain Will Begin after Fall Festival
Photo and article about the approval by the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners in 2001 "for National Streetscape, Inc. of Blue Springs, Mo. to restore the Concourse Park fountain" in Northeast...
Fountain Off For Winter
The new Concourse Fountain was designed to operate during the winter and produce ice formations. However, budget constraints have caused the water to be shut off as well as the fact that the fountain needs...
Fountain Project Moving from Plan to Reality
Article discusses the plans for the renovation of the Concourse Park Fountain.
Funding Stalls Fountain Construction
The demolition work on the old fountain has been done and a new pump pit and concrete base laid. It is hoped that the work will be complete and the fountain turned on in the spring if added electrical...
Good Things in Historic Northeast
February 23, 2005
Column shows three photographs of work being done on Concourse Park colonnade in the Northeast area. Phase I of the work included restoration of the copper domes. Phase II covers the roof and ceiling of...
Hammering Out a New Plan
Members of a neighborhood design committee continue to hammer out the details for the new look of the Concourse Fountain.
It's On! Fountain Dedication Friday
The formal dedication of the renovated Concourse Park Fountain is to be held on July 26, 2002. It has 12 jet sprays and is considered "zero depth" so that it is an interactive fountain which is good for...
No Need to Go to France
August 11, 2004
The Northeast area hosts its own cycling tour called the Cliff Drive Classic Bicycle Race. It was to be held on August 14, 2004. "Cliff Drive Classic circuit races start and finish at the north end of...
Police Promise New Policy On Public Partying
April 30, 2003
Article contains concerns by Northeast area residents that contend the police do not patrol boulevards and public gathering areas enough. Examples include the lack of proactive work by the police to curb...
Rededicated Fountain Awaits Final Adjustments
Originally called the Northeast Concourse Casting Pool, the Concourse Fountain or Concourse Park Fountain was dedicated and turned on recently. The grate area where the water shoots up is considered unsafe...
This Year's PIAC Picks Benefit Parks
June 18, 2003
PIAC stands for Public Improvements Advisory Committee and their recommendations have been approved by the City Council. Parks will benefit in the Northeast area including improvements to Cliff Drive,...
We're 'Live' From the K
In-depth article and color photographs about Joel Goldberg who does pre-game and post-game shows on television for the Royals baseball games. Former Royal players Frank White and Jamie Quirk assist Goldberg...
Youth Groups Adopt Concourse
Photos and article about the "adoption" of the Concourse in Kessler Park by "St. Anthony's Youth Group and the Public Achievement group of Holy Cross" school. Other news about the cleaning, painting, and...
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