Friday, December 23, 2016

I29 Closed | trucker has stand off with police for 4 hours



A trucker from Trucking Experts, LLC - the trucking company that employed the armed truck driver that closed I29 North and I29 South near St. Joseph, Missouri for 4 hours on Friday from 8:30am - 1:30pm. The trucker started his stand off at a rest area near Platte City, MO on route I-29 by brandishing a rifle and then subsequently locking himself inside his truck cabin with the rifle for 4 hours. SWAT teams were deployed in addition to local police. The truck driver finally gave up and was apprehended by police at around 1:30pm on Friday, December 23rd, 2016.

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Spring Activities on The Plaza in Kansas City - Royals Rabbits and More by KCMB News Kansas City


The Plaza Bunnies
Discover the tradition and whimsy of the Plaza Bunnies through April 3. A map is available for the plaza bunnies and royals rabbit in KC. 

Kansas City Live Music
Enjoy 
live music by Kansas City bands on Easter Sunday, March 27 from noon - 3pm with Sean McNown in the Mermaid Courtyard and A la mode in the Penguin Courtyard. 

Brunch

Looking for an Easter brunch spot? Enjoy beautiful outdoor dining at one of our scrumptious cafes or restaurants. From buffets, famous buttermilk griddle cakes, to Eggs Benedict...so many choices. A complete list of Kansas City restaurants is available. Reservations recommended.  
Forever Royal Bunnies

Don't miss our favorite Kansas City Royals mascot Sluggerrron Monday, March 28 from 11:45am - 12:30pm as he helps suit up the Plaza Bunnies in Royals jerseys in honor of KC's World Championship team and the season home opener.  Forever Royal Bunnies will be on display through April 3 to celebrate the Kansas City Royals and Royals rabbits on the plaza.

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Valentines Day 2016 Kansas City Plaza Date Ideas by KCMB News Kansas City

Valentine's Day on The Plaza in Kansas City - 2016 Specials...

Complete guide to Valentine's Day Specials on the Plaza including store specials, dining and hotel packages. The Plaza has several excellent Kansas City Restaurants to choose from...

Bring your sweetie to Seasons 52 and discover the new Sunday Brunch menu with new signature cocktails. 

Celebrate Valentine's Day 2016 and the Chinese New Year with Bolings.

Join Gram & Dun for a special 4-course prix fixe dinner menu for $55 or order a la carte, Feb. 13 & 14.

Take your taste buds to Repùblica for a modern Spanish cuisine adventure for Valentine's Day KC 2016, Feb. 13 & 14.  Special 4-course prix fixe menu $45. 

Tale of Two Risottos at Brio Tuscan Grille featuring Lobster & Shrimp or Sea Scallops available for $19.95. 

Your sweetheart will love the Heart-Shaped Lasagna special with garlic bread, salad and cannolis, Feb. 12 - 14.  Get a free heart shaped pizza with takeout orders over $30 at Buca di Beppo for Valentine's Day KC 2016.

Treat your special someone to The Melting Pot for a four course fondue dinner including roses, and a bottle of Moscato or select wine for $109 per couple, Feb. 13 & 14.  Be sure and make a reservation as The Melting Pot books up fast, especially for their Valentine's Day specials.

Some venues on the Plaza have great entertainment from live Kansas City Bands!

Now - 10 | Get 25% off regular price merchandise and 60% off markdowns at Talbots.

Now - 14 | Purchase a $100 Gift Card and get 50% off jewelry items at Evereve.

Now - 31 | Get your primp on at Parlor: A Beauty Bar and check out their early bird discounts - $25 blowouts (Mon.- Wed. 9am - Noon), buy one Living Proof Product and get one 50% off, and treat yourself to a $5 scalp massage.

Now - 31 | Free SKIN Lip Balm with any SKIN brand purchase.

6 | "Mix It Up" at Athleta with Transform and Fit KC free class.  Featuring Pilates, Bootcamp and Giveaways! 

6 | Shop Tommy Bahama's Spring Preview Event from 1-5pm.

7 | Attend the Sephora Perfectly Paired Lip and Cheek class from 5:30 - 7:30pm.  Sign-ups are first come first serve.

10 | Take the stress out of shopping during Kendra Scott's Guy's Night Shopping Event from 5 - 7pm.  Enjoy complimentary craft cocktails and Valentine's Day specials.

11 - 15 | Take additional 15% off markdowns during Talbots Presidents Day Sale.

12 - 14 | Free Gift with and 2 full-priced lip product purchase at Soft Surroundings.

12 - 20 | Visit the TIVOL Designer Closeout Sale with up to 70% off select jewelry, men's and women's timepieces and loose diamonds.

Valentine's Day KC 2016 events and offers on the Plaza. Don't forget to check out BIG SHOW Dueling Pianos on February 10th at the Overland Park Convention Center.


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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Kansas City Restaurant Week on The Plaza KC by KCMB News Kansas City

News from the Kansas City Plaza...

Are you a foodie who likes to do good?  Or a do-gooder who likes great food?  Kansas City Restaurant Week, Friday, January 15 - Sunday, January 24, is perfect for you to support local charities just by enjoying an amazing meal at a great price.  This premier culinary event showcases the city's extraordinary dining scene offering multi-course lunch menus for $15, and dinner menus for $33.  
Proceeds will benefit BoysGrow, Children's Center for the Visually Impaired and Cultivate Kansas City.  Visit kcrestaurantweek.com for menus and reservation information.  Supporting local charities has never been so satisfying. 
 
The Plaza is a proud sponsor of Kansas City Restaurant Week.  Check out participating Plaza Restaurants:

BoLings 
The Capital Grille
Classic Cup
Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue
Gram & Dun
 
The Granfalloon
McCormick & Schmick's
Dueling Pianos Kansas City
Plaza III The Steakhouse
Rosso, Italian Restaurant 
 
Zocalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria  
 
Brio Tuscan Grille 
Chaz On The Plaza
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
 
Fogo De Chao
Grand Street Cafe
Kona Grill
The Melting Pot
Repùblica
Seasons 52
 

FREE Kansas City RESTAURANT WEEK T-SHIRT
Receive a free KCRW shirt when you shop or dine on the Plaza.  Simply bring same day receipts totaling $125 or more from the Plaza restaurants or shops, dated between January 15 - 24, 2016 at the Plaza Customer Service (4750 Broadway) and pick up your limited edition KC Restaurant Week t-shirt.  Quantities limited.
 
STORE SPECIALS
Check out Plaza store specials during Kansas City Restaurant Week from shops like Charlie Hustle, Terrassi Living & Scandia Home, Panache Chocolatier, and Skin.
  
WINTER EVENTS AND SAVINGS WITH PLAZA SHOPS

Now - 17 | Up to 50% off at American Apparel.

Now - 31 | Enjoy Classic Cup's annual $1 over cost wine sale with your entree purchase.  Features over 100 wines.

Now - 31 | Get your primp on at Parlor: A Beauty Bar and check out their early bird discounts - $25 blowouts (Mon.- Wed. 9am - Noon), buy one Living Proof Product and get one 50% off, and treat yoursel to a $5 scalp massage.

Now - 2/14 |  Receive a free lip balm with any Skin purchase when you mention you saw this offer in the Plaza newsletter.



20 | Preview Kendra Scott's Spring Collection and give back to the Arts. Shop the newest jewels, enjoy sips and sweets from 4-7pm.   

1/20 - 2/14 | Buy a sterling silver diamond accent ring for $99.99 and get the matching pendant free at Helzerg Diamonds. Restrictions apply. 

1/20 - 2/14 | Buy a 10K gold w/ sparkling champagne diamond ring for $399.99 and get the matching pendant for free from Helzberg Diamonds. Restrictions apply. 

27 | Join Kendra Scott and t.Loft as they host Wine and Wellness Wednesday from 6 - 8pm at the Loft Plaza location. $100 AesthetiCare gift cards for all who attend and fitness tips from Fusion Fitness.  Great shopping, giveaways and more!

See Happy Hour Events for more exciting offers on the Plaza, and Kansas City bands for entertainment and more!


LET THE PLAZA HELP YOU GET HEALTHY

If better fitness and nutrition are on your list of New Year's resolutions, then now is the time and the Plaza is the place to begin.

Athleta | Complimentary Yoga on Saturdays, 8:45 - 9:45am; Bootcamp on Sundays, 11am - Noon.

CorePower Yoga | Offering 70 classes a week between 6am - 7pm. New Student Special - first week free and visit 4 times in that free week to receive an additional free class. Special monthly rate $84.  

Lululemon | Comlimentary Bootcamp on Mondays, 8 - 9am; Yoga on Sundays, 11am - Noon.

tLoft Cafe | Serving up teas, healthy menu items and cleanses. Receive $5 off cleanse package.
LIGHTS OUT  
Enjoy the final week of the KCP&L Plaza Lights shining through Sunday, January 17.  A special thanks to KCP&L for their generous partnership.

NOW OPEN

bluemercury 
Luxury makeup, skin care and spa accessories
Nichols Road next to Eileen Fisher
Charlie Hustle
KC's favorite t-shirt shop
47th Street by Vineyard Vines

CorePower Yoga
Yoga Studio 
Wyandotte next to Fiorella's Jack Stack BBQ
Kendra Scott 
Jewelry & Accessories
Nichols Road next to Panache

Madewell
Women's Modern Clothing & Accessories
Nichols Road next to Kate Spade New York

Repùblica
Spanish Tapas 
Jefferson next to Coal Vines

Sephora
Makeup, skin care, fragrance and more from classic and emerging brands
Nichols Road next to BCBG
 t.Loft
Tea and Juice Bar/Cafe 
 47th Street  next to Fogo De Chao
 
TESLA
Maker of electric cars and renewable energy storage 
Broadway next to Williams-Sonoma
vineyard vines  
Preppy Fun Clothing & Accessories
47th & Broadway next to Lucky Brand

Vom Fass
World's finest oils, vinegars, spices, and wine
NIchols Road next to J. Crew
Warby Parker
Prescription Fashion Eyewear
Nichols Road by Tiffany & Co.
 
Plaza Customer Service
4750 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64112 816.753.0100


For leasing inquiries, 
call 816.561.3456
or visit www.highwoods.com 


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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Holiday Specials and Activities on The Plaza by KCMB News Kansas City


GIVE THEM THE PLAZA THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
 
This year there are lots of holiday specials and activities on the Plaza in Kansas City for 2015. There are Kansas City restaurants, KC bands and great activities all holiday season long!

Plaza Gift Cards
Give the gift everyone on your list will love - a Plaza Gift Card.  Gift Cards can be used at any Plaza store or restaurant and are available at the Plaza Customer Service located at 4750 Broadway or online.


Plaza Merchandise 
Looking for a special hostess, teacher, staff or boss gift? Check out Plaza swag from local artists Tammy Smith and Farmdog Studios.  We've got Plaza themed tea towels, pillows, prints, vintage wooded signs and more!  


Plaza Gift Wrap
After you've found the perfect gift, head to Plaza Customer Service to have your items professionally wrapped complete with a genuine retired Plaza Light Bulb tied to your package.
HOLIDAY DINING ON THE PLAZA

SANTA PAWS - LAST WEEKEND

Better hurry up!  It's the last weekend for Santa Paws.  Grab your furry friends and head to the Plaza. Santa Paws is located at 314 Ward Parkway next to Zoom Toy Store. Open Saturday and Sunday from noon - 4pm.  Photo packages start at $10 and proceeds benefit The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City.
VOM FASS GRAND OPENING

Founded in Germany more than 20 years ago, VOM FASS is a gourmet food store offering vintage wines of different regions and wineries as well as premium vinegars, oils and spirits in a variety of quantities. VOM FASS hand-picks the highest-quality ingredients from around the world in order to create its signature flavors.  Nichols Road next to J. Crew.
SPARK EXCITEMENT WITH PLAZA SHOPS and Restaurants

Now - 24 | Free Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD with purchase of $499.99 or more at Helzberg Diamonds.  Exclusions may apply.

Now - 24 | Get 30% off select "Items For The Week" and 40% off select apparel at Sperry Topsider

Now - 30 | The Melting Pot $19 Lunch Special includes cheese fondue appy, salad and chocolate fondue.
 
Now - 30 | Get a free Trapp candle with the purchase of four Trapp candles at Decori.

Now - 30 | Give the gift of Chuy's and receive free queso and chips with every $50 Gift Card purchase.

Now - 31 | Receive a $50 award for every $200 you spend at Tommy Bahama to use toward future purchase in January.

Now - 1/2 | Save up to $50 off any purchase over $200 or more at Sunglass Hut

Now - 1/8 | Show your favorite Plaza store receipt at Chaz and receive a free lunch entree with the purchase of a another lunch entree.  Monday - Friday only.
    
Now - 1/17 | Save $50 on purchases of $200 or more at Terrasi Living & Scandia Home. 

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