KC Pet Project to benefit from ‘Art for the Paws’ event

Furry friends will be the featured event at one downtown Lee's Summit Fourth Friday spot June 28. Art for the Paws will be held at Budget Blinds of Lee’s Summit, 239 SE Main St., and will benefit the four-legged friends in need at KC Pet Project.

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Rotary Club launches Brewfest to benefit local nonprofit groups

The Strother Brewfest will feature more than 40 breweries, wineries and distilleries with beers hailing from as close as downtown Lee’s Summit breweries Smoke Brewing Company, Fringe Beerworks and Grains & Taps to Kansas City-area and regional brew houses.

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Friday conversation: Local craftsmen opening retail store this weekend

Host Nick Parker sits down with Dave Eames and Ben Wine, local craftsmen and owners of Fossil Forge Design, who are opening a new retail store this weekend in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Local Foundry will showcase not only their own creations, but work from other makers and creatives.

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2019 resolutions, Lee’s Summit style

I don’t typically do resolutions each New Year. I can resolve to do better, work harder, sleep more, workout regularly, all of that. And, really, we can all set goals that are attainable, not outlandish, and strive to hit them during the course of the 12 months ahead of us.

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Grabbing a bigger slice of the market

By their own accounts, the owners of downtown Lee’s Summit’s Main Slice have had a “crazy” last two years. Traffic is not only exponentially up in the entire business district, but the New York-style pizza joint has seen record numbers at 235 SE Main Street — a spot where literally thousands of pizzas go into the oven every single week.

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Downtown Main Street Inc. honors volunteers & businesses at annual dinner

Volunteers, community members and local business owners were honored during the Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner, June 26 at The Aspen Room at the Stanley.

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