Passion for repurposing & supporting local entrepreneurs breathing life into former downtown post office

Ben Rao's vision — turning the former United States Post Office building into a a co-working space for local entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as a support system for Lee's Summit's evolving business community. Cowork Lee's Summit will offer a range of work space for small business owners and remote workers in need of office space and professional office services. Additionally, the business will offer meeting rooms and event space designed specifically for business-centered presentations and entertainment.

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District 4 candidates talk economic development and City Council

This week, we have introduced the candidates for the 4th District seat on the Lee's Summit City Council. Amy Fox was introduced on Monday and Chris Moreno on Wednesday. The third candidate, Mellissa Garris, did not respond to Link 2 Lee's Summit's questions. By means of introduction, your Link 2 Lee's Summit has asked each candidate a series of questions as it relates to the business and economic growth of the city. Below are responses from both Fox and Moreno.

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In the News: Farmers Market opens Saturday

The Downtown Lee's Summit Farmer's Market is back. The Lee's Summit Tribune reminds us the Farmer's Market opens at 7 a.m. tomorrow at the corner of Second and Douglas Streets. This year will be the Downtown Farmers Market’s 25th season...

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Downtown entrepreneur Dave Eames talks about family, gardens and business in the historic district

Dave Eames lives downtown, works downtown and volunteers his time with Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street. Since he and his wife moved their family to downtown Lee's Summit, the artist has committed much of his time sculpting awareness for Lee's Summit's historic residential and business district. Through a Q&A with Link 2 Lee's Summit, Mr. Eames offers his unique perspective on downtown Lee's Summit.

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Meet a Candidate: Chris Moreno (4th District)

This week, we will be introducing candidates for the 4th District seat on the Lee's Summit City Council. By means of introduction, your Link 2 Lee's Summit has asked each candidate a series of questions as it relates to the business and economic growth of the city. Today, we introduce the Chris Moreno.

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Zoom In: Perspectives on the downtown district

During these three opening weeks of Link 2 Lee’s Summit, we’ve tried to offer a few perspectives on Lee’s Summit’s growing downtown district and its economic role in the city. There’s more to tell in this story, but here are some links to what we’ve heard so far about this growing business and residential district.  Add your voice to the discussion. Visit our Facebook page and let us know your thoughts on the downtown district and how you perceive its future.

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Meet a candidate: Amy Fox (4th District)

This week, we will be introducing candidates for the 4th District seat on the Lee's Summit City Council. By means of introduction, your Link 2 Lee's Summit has asked each candidate a series of questions as it relates to the business and economic growth of the city. Today, we introduce the Amy Fox.

 

 

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District 3 candidates for City Council offer perspectives on economic development

This week, we have introduced the candidates for the 3rd District seat on the Lee's Summit City Council. Phyllis Edson was introduced on Monday, and Todd Haynes on Wednesday. The third candidate, James Lloyd did not respond to Link 2 Lee's Summit's attempts to reach him. 

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In the news

t's been two years since voters approved funds for an outdoor performance space in downtown Lee's Summit. Russ Pulley, of the Lee's Summit Journal, tells us the City Council has now directed City staff to begin negotiations for property on Green Street across from City Hall

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