Not even Prohibition could stop The Peanut, one of Kansas City’s oldest pubs. Back in the 1920s, it operated as a speakeasy from its home at 5000 Main Street, stealthily serving illegal alcohol. (more…)
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It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention, and for Tamra Johnson, the phrase couldn’t be truer. (more…)
Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech. Master’s in economic and public financial policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. More than a decade as the chief economist for the Kansas Department of Labor.
By any standard, Inayat Noormohmad is a very bright guy—one who has found his way into an industry with a very bright future.
The workers’ compensation market is a $70 billion industry—one that’s ripe for innovation.
Bardavon, a young company from Overland Park, is doing its part to increase efficiency and improve care for injured workers. It has created a suite of online tools that help employers better track the progress of injured workers’ care. Its proprietary platform also gathers analytics to create “dashboards” that employers can use to monitor the effectiveness of their workers’ comp program.
Dreams KC is a new type of school with cutting-edge approaches.
For more than 20 years, A Store Named STUFF has been a mainstay of Brookside’s shopping district—a place where you’re guaranteed to find a one-of-a-kind gift or collectible. The store’s owners, sisters S. Sloane Simmons and Casey Simmons, showcase works from a huge network of local and national artists.
Chris Ayala earned his reputation in construction by meticulously hanging Sheetrock and satisfying customers from every walk of life. (more…)
Company credits focus on quality and relationships as keys to longevity. (more…)
Edison Amps Made Music From an Annoyance (more…)
Kimberly Robinett had no illusions about the entrepreneurial life when she launched TREKK Design Group, a Kansas City-based civil engineering firm, in 2002. (more…)