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Kansas City Power and Light District

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Kansas City Power and Light District:

The highly touted Kansas City Power and Light District made its debut in late 2007 with the opening of its first of many tenants--McFadden's Sports Saloon and Vivino Restaurant and Bar. The district will feature over 8 city blocks of restaurants, nightclubs and bars, shopping, retail, and is located downtown, across from the Sprint Center. The Power and Light District, which is named after the famed Power and Light building, was originally to be called 'KC Live!', which is now incorporated into the district as a live music and entertainment district.

KCP&L Development :

The $850 million dollar development is developed by the Cordish Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Cordish plans to have over 450,000 square feet leased in the first phase with over 30 signed tenants to open in the spring of 2008 and includes everything from a gourmet grocery store to authentic 4,000 square feet Irish pub, to a dueling piano bar, men's clothier and much more.

Power and Light District Location:

The Kansas City Power and Light District is bounded by 12th Street on the north, east to Grand, south to I-670 and west to Baltimore.

The KC Live! block is the block across from the Sprint Center and is located between 13th and 14th Streets at Grand and Walnut.

Restaurants, Cafes and Bistros:

  • Bice Bistro, Cafe and Lounge- 14 E. 14th
  • The Bristol Seafood Grill - 51 E. 14th, late February 2008
  • Chef Burger - 1350 Walnut, opens March 6, 2008
  • Chipotle- 1370 Walnut, opens late February 2008
  • Famous Dave's BBQ- 131 E. 14th, late February
  • Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant- 100 E. 14th opens March 10th
  • Maker's Mark Bourbon House and Lounge- KC Live Block
  • Peachtree Restaurant- Soul Food 14th and Main, April 2008
  • Ragland Road Irish Pub - 170 E. 14th, early March 2008
  • Ted's Montana Grill 101- E. 14th, opened February 2008
  • Tengo Sed Cantina - 1330 Walnut, March 7, 2008
  • Vinino - 1320 Grand, opened November 2008

Bars and Nightlife :

  • Angel's Rockbar - 1323 Walnut, KC Live Block opening, March 2008
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium- 101 E. 13th, May 2008
  • Howl at the Moon-Dueling Piano Bar-1334 Grand, opened February 2008
  • Living Room - outdoor lounge spot, KC Live Block Courtyard, Spring 2008
  • McFadden's Sports Saloon- 1330 Grand (across from the Sprint Center), opened Fall 2007
  • Mosaic Lounge- KC Live Block, Grand Blvd.
  • Ragland Road Irish Pub- 170 E. 14th, early March 2008
  • The Rum Shack- KC Live Block (above McFadden's)
  • Tangerine- KC Live Block

Entertainment and Attractions :

  • AMC Mainstreet Theater- Digital Movie Theater
  • AMC Midland Theater- Live performance concert venue
  • Lucky Strike Lanes - 1370 Grand, March 2008

Markets, Grocers, Helpful Spots for Residents:

  • Consentino's Downtown Gourmet Market- 10 E. 13th, Summer 2008
  • Plaza Ford Ideal Dry Cleaning - 12th and Main
  • Polished Nail Salon - 13th and Main

Retailers:

  • GNC - 12th and Main
  • Jos. A Bank Clothier - 14th and Main
  • Sprint Studio - 161 E. 14th, March 2008

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