Back in 1942, the federal government uprooted 150 farms in northwest Johnson County as well as the entire town of Prairie Center so it could build an ammunition plant.
That’s the kind of sacrifice folks endured for the good of the country during World War II.
A leisurely neighborhood stroll or scenic drive, while keeping a safe distance from others, can help relieve the stress of cabin fever. A city parkway that is perhaps unknown to many residents is Cliff Drive, the focus of this week’s installment of What’s your KCQ?!
Was there ever a golf course at Kansas City’s Loose Park? KCQ tees up the answer
You’re driving along State Line Road and the thought hits you, “Am I in Kansas or Missouri?”
This week, one reader asks: “Have there been any changes in criminal activity during the last few weeks? There sure seem to be a lot more police sirens.”
New York City had Coney Island. Kansas City, Kansas, once had Carnival Park.
As we adjust to this new “normal” — some of us working from home, or adjusting to work in essential businesses – things that used to be commonplace are coming into question.
Many Kansas Citians recall with fondness when downtown was a premier shopping destination for clothes, shoes, jewelry, housewares, and many other types of goods.
There’s no shortage of coronavirus questions. “What’s Your KCQ?” is back to do its part with another round of answers.
The team at The Star and the Kansas City Public Library is staying on top of what you want to know about the pandemic. Keep asking us your questions here, in the module below, or on kansascity.com/kcq.
You have questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. KCQ is doing its part to find answers.