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Presented by Kansas City's Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Abby Hoover as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discusses the biggest issues facing the Kansas City area.

Presented by Kansas City's Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Abby Hoover as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discusses the biggest issues facing the Kansas City area.

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Presented by Kansas City's Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Abby Hoover as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discusses the biggest issues facing the Kansas City area.

Language:

English

Contact:

816-241-0765


Episodes

244: Northeast Community Action Network

7/9/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Publisher Michael Bushnell sits down with Officers Mena and Hernandez to discuss the return of the Community Action Network to Northeast Kansas City. Listen to learn more about the Kansas City Police Department's return to community policing strategies in our neighborhoods.

Duration:00:41:49

243: Camel Culture

7/2/2022
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we’re joined by Joseph Williams, sales representative with Camel Culture, a brand that brings a taste of home to immigrants and refugees from all over the world. With a camel dairy right here in Missouri, Northeast businesses owned by Somali, African and Asian refugees can share the culturally appreciated and often dearly missed drink with their customers. Williams explains the unique flash pasteurization process, what camel milk tastes like,...

Duration:00:33:50

242: Hoxie Collective on Kessler Park Master Plan

6/24/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're catching up with Christina Hoxie of the Hoxie Collective, the consultants taking the lead on the Kessler Park Master Plan. Kessler Park stretches across the northern border of Northeast Kansas City, including Cliff Drive, the Colonnade at Concourse Park, bike and walking trails, North Terrace Lake, the Carl DiCapo Fountain, an abandoned reservoir, play grounds and more. Learn more about the project, get involved and join us for a...

Duration:00:25:38

241: Kansas City Museum Collections

6/18/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Publisher Michael Bushnell is at the Kansas City Museum with Lisa Shockley, Curator of Collections, and Denise Morrison, Director of Collections & Curatorial Affairs. The Museum recently obtained ownership of its collection from the City of Kansas City, Missouri. They explain how the collections are managed, the history behind the transition, and the future of the Kansas City Museum.

Duration:00:53:38

240: North-East Library Youth Services

6/11/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're visiting Youth and Family Engagement Librarian Samantha Edwards at the North-East Branch of the Kansas City Public Library at 6000 Wilson Ave. She tells us all about the summer reading program, pop-ins at the park, activities and take-home kits for kiddos of all ages, and all the awesome resources available at the newly renovated North-East Branch. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:22:10

239: Sugar Creek Slavic Festival

6/4/2022
On this week's episode we're joined by Sugar Creek Slavic Festival's Heritage Director Debbie O'Renick and Artistic Director Anna O'Renick. The annual festival includes entertainment, food, drinks, arts, culture, contests and more. The festival is on June 10 from 5-11 p.m. and June 11 from 12-11 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, free for children under 5. For more information, visit slavicfest.com. Stay tuned for opportunities to win tickets from the Northeast News!

Duration:00:31:03

238: Kansas City Museum works to #RestoreKC

5/25/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're at the Kansas City Museum learning from Glenn North, Director of Inclusive Learning & Creative Impact. We discuss the Museum's restorative practices and its #RestoreKC series, redlining, racism, community building in the aftermath, and the Museum's dedication to telling the whole story. Read more about the Museum's #RestoreKC program at http://northeastnews.net/pages/community-outreach-programs-brought-to-you-by-the-kansas-city-museum/.

Duration:00:47:01

237: AAPI Heritage Month with Cafe Cà Phê

5/21/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're catching up with Cafe Cà Phê founder Jackie Nguyen ahead of their Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) celebration this weekend in Columbus Park. We talk about the diverse experiences of Asian people, combatting racism, and progress on Kansas City's first Vietnamese coffee shop's brick-and-mortar. Thanks for listening! Donate to Cafe Cà Phê here:...

Duration:00:25:44

236: Historic NorthEast Media with the Northeast News Staff

5/14/2022
Welcome back to the Northeast Newscast! On this week's episode, we're diving into the details behind the Northeast News' transition to nonprofit, our move to the EGG, and some of the opportunities this change will bring us in the future. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:40:39

235: Neighborhoods with John Baccala

5/7/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, we're joined by John Baccala, spokesperson for the City's Neighborhood's Department. We discuss home repair and paint programs, ways to cut down on illegal dumping, and the strengths and challenges Northeast neighborhoods face. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:29:47

233: Jerusalem Farm 10 year anniversary

4/30/2022
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we’re joined by project director Jordan Schiele at Jerusalem Farm as they prepare to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. We discuss how Jerusalem Farm got its start, goals for the next 10 years, services this intentional community offers to their neighbors, and new projects in the works. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:31:30

233: Art Garden KC Updates

4/23/2022
On this week's episode we're joined by two of Art Garden KC's co-founders, Bethany Alzanadi and Xavier Gayden. The weekly free art festival is back for the season in Pendleton Heights from 11-4 every Sunday. A family and pet friendly event, Art Garden has something for everyone. Art Garden is also launching a new partnership with the Arts Asylum, a cornerstone of Kansas City's creative community. Listen for more details!

Duration:00:33:24

232: Imagine Downtown KC 2030

4/16/2022
This week's episode is a listening session with Downtown Council President and CEO Bill Dietrich on Imagine Downtown KC 2030. The Imagine Downtown KC 2030 plan is designed to serve as the primary vision-setting and policy blueprint for shaping a stronger, better, more resilient community with an unflinching commitment to creating an equitable, inclusive, and vibrant Downtown Kansas City. A slideshow is available with graphics at: https://www.downtownkc.org/imagine/.

Duration:01:06:25

231: Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center Updates

4/9/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're joined by Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center's new CEO, Bob Theis. Although he's new to the role, he's been with the organization for 15 years. We discuss Question 2, which voters passed last week, to renew the property tax levy for emergency medical, ambulance, hospital, and public health services for 9 years. Theis also shared updates on Sam Rodgers' Place, which is being constructed behind its Northeast location. The mixed-income...

Duration:00:27:36

230: Water Bond Question 1

4/2/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, listen in on a Q&A with KCMO Water Department Director Wes Minder ahead of the April 5 vote to authorize Sewer Bonds. Read more at https://www.kcwater.us/about-us/sewer-bond-authorization/.

Duration:00:45:37

229: PH Coffee

3/26/2022
Welcome back to the Northeast Newscast. On this week’s episode I’m joined by Eric Rosell, co-owner of PH Coffee at 2200 Lexington Avenue in Pendleton Heights. PH Coffee, which opened in October 2019, has become a hub of activity, art and community. Their new monthly Community Event begins the weekend of April 3. Visit www.ph.coffee for more info!

Duration:00:38:20

228: Gathering Table's Rev. Ann Rundquist

3/19/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Gathering Table's Rev. Ann Rundquist shares how she got into ministry, the mission her church has to "fill the gaps" for Northeast Kansas City, and the fellowship that's shared around their tables. Rundquist describes herself as the luckiest pastor in the country, and her work's far from over. Everyone is welcome at their services, and help is available to anyone. For more information on Gathering Table, visit gatheringtablekc.org.

Duration:00:39:32

227: History of Race in Kansas City with Glenn North

3/12/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Publisher Michael Bushnell is joined by Glenn North, Director of Inclusive Learning and Creative Impact at the Kansas City Museum. They discuss the history of segregation and race in Kansas City, misconceptions about Critical Race Theory (CRT), and exhibits and learning opportunities through the Museum. Learn more about the Kansas City Museum, home of the whole story, at kansascitymuseum.org.

Duration:00:30:30

226: Police Budget from the Department's Perspective

3/4/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Publisher Michael Bushnell sits down with Kansas City Police Department Deputy Chief Doug Niemeier to discuss the department's proposed budget.

Duration:00:33:04

225: Kansas City Black history with Glenn North

2/26/2022
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Publisher Michael Bushnell sits down with Kansas City Museum's Director of Inclusive Learning and Creative Impact Glenn North for a conversation about Black history in Kansas City. It's a meandering conversation that hits a lot of high points in today's ongoing conversation about race and its part in our history. They cover the African American Heritage Trail, which Glenn was instrumental in putting together, the Green Book for Negro...

Duration:00:32:25