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  1. Sutera's, Poco's among August's restaurant closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Pitch

    ... flag and called it a day. Today is the last day for the 11-year-old Sutera's Restaurant & Bar, at 4730 Rainbow in Westwood. The saloon half of the venue was a popular neighborhood hangout; the dining room hadn't been particularly busy for some time. ...


  2. Sutera's Restaurant & Bar in Westwood closing MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Pitch

    Another restaurant of long standing is closing in Johnson County. Charlie and Sally Sutera, owners of the 11-year-old Sutera's Restaurant & Bar at 4730 Rainbow Boulevard, announced this week on the restaurant's Facebook page that they are closing the venue on Monday, August 31. Sutera's opened in Westwood in late 2004, while the original family restaurant, Sutera's Old San Francisco , was still operating at 1617 Genessee in the West Bottoms.


  3. Apparent burglary attempt foiled at Rooker home in Fairway; two juveniles taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Prairire Village Post

    ... and another fleeing toward Shawnee Mission Parkway, Rooker said. Police from Fairway, Mission, Roeland Park and Westwood responded to the call. Rooker said his wife, Kansas State Rep. Melissa Rooker, was out of town and he had just started to watch ...


  4. Westwood looks forward to new development in crafting its 2016 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Prairire Village Post

    Even though it is one of the smaller cities in northeast Johnson County, Westwood has as much business action that could affect its upcoming budget cycles as any of its larger counterparts. That is part of the Westwood history as well.


  5. Stuck for 14 hours in crash, nurse relies on experience to save her broken legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Prince George Citizen

    ... ,000 in 24 hours," Rea said. It now sits at more than $16,000 and friends have also planned a fundraiser tonight at Westwood Pub. "I just think the city's really giving," she said,


  6. 'Yappy Hour' helps sick, injured KC petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | NBC Action News

    ... will benefit 4 Pawz Cause fund by helping pay for treatment for cats and dogs who go to the FMA Animal Hospital in Westwood, Kansas.


  7. Lots of work in progress, but timeline still murky for start of GigaPower, Fiber service in NEJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... up in their homes? Mum's the word from both companies for now. Google began hooking up homes in Roeland Park, Westwood, Westwood Hills and Mission Woods earlier this year. But the company has not opened up sign up periods for Fiberhoods in Prairie ...


  8. Westwood City Council unanimously approves new zoning districts for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The Westwood City Council Thursday added its unanimous approval to a planning commission recommendation that will add two new zoning districts for the city. The proposal has been the subject of a petition asking for a delay until a comprehensive plan is completed and a crowd of nearly 50 residents filled the meeting, mostly opposed to the changes.


  9. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... around 9:30 p.m. at Bishop Miege High School. The show is a joint effort put on by the cities of Roeland Park, Westwood and Fairway. Public parking will be available in the St. Agnes lot. The weather forecast calls for clear skies and no ...


  10. Beefs & Bouquets, July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... living rooms. You are disturbing the peace as well as being just plain thoughtless and rude. BEEF To the people at Westwood Lake who think the geese wandering around are tame and want to be petted. Leave them alone before someone gets hurt. BOUQUET ...


  11. A look at fireworks displays - and regulations - in northeast Johnson County this Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... overview of public fireworks displays set for the weekend - as well as a reminder about Roeland Park, Fairway and Westwood have again combined forces to put on the only public display in northeast Johnson County proper. This year's show is set to go ...


  12. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... a new county park. [ Financing for Prairie Village park and residential development detailed - Kansas City Star ] Westwood offering limb pick up to residents today . Westwood has hired Town & Country Disposal to offer a special pick up for tree ...


  13. New Westwood zoning districts headed to city council for approval; petitions ask for delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The Westwood Planning Commission this week approved zoning text amendments that would create two new zoning district categories. The recommendation is expected to be taken up by the city council at its July meeting.


  14. Second new restaurant planned for Woodside Village development now under construction in WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... Italian restaurant would be to the far right on the first floor. In a revised site plan filing approved by the Westwood Planning Commission this week, developer Blair Tanner showed changes to the phase of the project with has been under construction ...


  15. Huzzah! Huzzah! The Prairie Village Post is 5 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... that we were able to establish a real toehold in the community, expanding our coverage to Mission, Roeland Park, Westwood and beyond. And over the course of the subsequent three years, we've been blown away by the explosive growth both in terms of ...


  16. Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars event to focus on bicycle safety, healthy habitsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Medical Center will provide free bicycle helmets to the first 150 children who attend the seventh annual Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the KU Cancer Center's Westwood Campus, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway. For the second year, the KU Alumni Association will partner with Healthy Hawks, a program of the KU Medical Center's department of pediatrics that helps children and families overcome issues related to weight.


  17. Harvard-Westlake School Welcomes Kristie Reynolds-GipeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 |

    ... Hills Country Club. She has worked as a pro for the Beverly Hills Hotel, Mountain Gate, Palisades Tennis Center and Westwood Tennis Center. She has directed and coordinated major tennis tournaments and has coached every level of athlete, including a ...


  18. Westwood looks at moving forward after input from planning expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The ideas for future Westwood development that were unveiled last week by a multi-disciplinary group of experts in real estate and planning have already generated new conversations, according to Westwood Mayor John Ye. Some of those conversations have started among stakeholders who were interviewed by the group.


  19. Westwood has chance to control its own destiny with new plans, panel tells cityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    One of the ULI concepts shows new housing on the Entercom property in Westwood and a new school on Rainbow. "Control your own destiny" was one of the catch phrases heard during a presentation on future development in Westwood last week.


  20. New housing, school, park, city hall among plans presented in Westwood studyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    One of the ULI concepts shows new housing on the Entercom property in Westwood and a new school on Rainbow. A new school, a new park, a new city hall, acres of new housing and a new commercial development at 47th and Rainbow Blvd. - those are among the options in Westwood's future.