Nominees mingle at NextGen Leaders reception [PHOTOS]

A group from a wide swath of the Kansas City business and civic communities gathered Thursday in the Crossroads Arts District to mingle and network.

More than 150 people gathered at Lifted Spirits, 1734 Cherry St., Kansas City, for the NextGen Leaders nominee reception, about half of whom were nominated for the award. The event was a blend of corporate managers, entrepreneurs, C-suite members, nonprofit directors and more.

Now in its fifth year, the Kansas City Business Journal’s NextGen Leaders…

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Lenexa OKs $14.5M expansion splash for WaterSide apartment project

Block Real Estates Services’ bet on the Waterside Residences on Quivira — a luxury apartment project in a business park — is paying off.

The 10-building, 380-unit project was conceived of in 2015 as an alternative for 16.5 undeveloped acres northeast of 83rd Terrace and Quivira Road in the Pine Ridge West Business Park, which BRES began developing in 1986.

With Johnson County office demand moving south and west in recent years, BRES Managing Principal Ken Block decided to give that part of…

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Fried Chicken Salad
Total: 15 min
Active: 15 min
Yield: 6 servings
Level: Easy


6 pieces cold fried chicken
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1 medium dill pickle, finely chopped, plus 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons dill pickle brine
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
Hot sauce, for seasoning
Kosher salt
Potato rolls, for serving


Remove and discard the bones from the chicken. Chop up the meat, with the fried skin, into small pieces (you should have about 6 cups).

Set aside 1 tablespoon each of the celery, scallions and pickle.

Whisk together the mayonnaise, pickle brine, buttermilk, yellow mustard and a couple dashes hot sauce in a large bowl. Stir in the remaining celery, scallion and pickle.

Add the chopped chicken to the bowl and stir gently to combine. Season with salt and more hot sauce if you’d like. Transfer to a large serving bowl and sprinkle with the reserved celery, scallion and pickle. Serve on potato rolls with a few dashes of hot sauce.

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'Project K' leads Kellogg's to close 185-employee KC operation

Kellogg Co. plans to shut down its snack distribution operation at 1801 N. Corrington Ave. in Kansas City, laying off 185 people.

The operation will be gradually shut down from July 8 to Aug. 4. It’s part of a nationwide program called “Project K,” which is a shift in the distribution method for Kellogg’s Snacks division from direct store delivery to warehouse delivery. The initiative, which was launched in 2013, is designed to save the Michigan-based food company (NYSE: K) up to $475 million annually…

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