Crown Center http://kcur.org en KC Streetcar Tax Challenge In Judges' Hands http://kcur.org/post/kc-streetcar-tax-challenge-judges-hands <p></p><p>The Kansas City Court of Appeals has taken testimony to help judges decide factors that will affect timely construction of a new downtown streetcar.&nbsp;</p><p>The case centers on protests of taxes to support building and operating the line.</p><p></p><p>On one hand, City Hall argues the cutoff date to contest the vote on a taxing district is long past.</p><p>On the other, lawyers for two property owners think opponents of the 1 cent sales tax and a property tax increase had proper time to object.&nbsp; That’s the heart of it.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:26:46 +0000 Dan Verbeck 40316 at http://kcur.org KC Streetcar Tax Challenge In Judges' Hands American Heartland Theatre To Close At End of Season http://kcur.org/post/american-heartland-theatre-close-end-season <p>The American Heartland Theatre announced Thursday it would close in August at the end of its 26th season. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:39:07 +0000 Laura Spencer 34625 at http://kcur.org American Heartland Theatre To Close At End of Season Crown Center Bans Water Play In Fountains http://kcur.org/post/crown-center-bans-water-play-fountains <p>Crown Center&#39;s massively popular fountain display is officially off limits for play in the sprays. <a href="http://www.crowncenter.com/AboutUs/Index.asp?Reference=108&amp;~=" target="_blank">A release issued today</a> says, &quot;effective immediately, people will no longer be allowed in the <a href="http://www.crowncenter.com/AboutUs-Fountains/Index.htm" target="_blank">Crown Center Square Fountain</a>.&quot;</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:26:38 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon 19242 at http://kcur.org Crown Center Bans Water Play In Fountains