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Shop and sell at the Holiday Kid Makers Market
09/27/2021
The holiday kid makers market is coming back in November! If you have or know a kid (age 18 and under) who sells handmade items, tell them at this event.
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Shop and sell at the Kid Makers Market in July
05/18/2021
Are you a kid (age 18 and under) who sells handmade items or know someone who does?
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Masks still recommended at the Public Market
04/30/2021
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has authorized a resolution that establishes public health recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 1.
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What we're thankful for in 2020
11/02/2020
It's been a challenging year for small businesses, but there's still much to celebrate. Our merchants shared what they're grateful for as Thanksgiving approaches.
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LetzEat! cooking class demo in The Kitchen
New cooking series is heating up The Kitchen
10/21/2020
A new cooking class series taught by Lenexan John Thomsen, is heating things up in The Kitchen. LetzEat is unlike many other cooking classes that may intimidate you.
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Summer at the Public Market
07/01/2020
This summer may feel strange, but that doesn’t mean it has to be dull. The Lenexa Public Market is home to a lively mix of emerging restaurant concepts, hand-crafted and hand-selected gifts and spirited ambiance - an impeccable antidote to these long, hot, socially distant days.
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Public Market reopens May 18 for dine-in seating
05/15/2020
We are excited to announce that the Lenexa Public Market will reopen for dine-in seating beginning Monday, May 18. At that time, customers will be welcome to stay and eat inside the Market and outside on the Commons. To provide a safe experience for patrons, merchants, and market staff, as well as to comply with current State and local regulations and guidelines, we have made a few changes:
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Curbside pick-up and delivery options for food from Lenexa Public Market
Curbside pick-up and delivery options
03/17/2020
The safety and well-being of our employees, merchants and their staff, as well as our larger community are extremely important to us and we are continually monitoring the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation along with guidance and direction from our local, regional and state agencies.
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Coronavirus precautions at Lenexa Public Market
03/12/2020
We are taking every precaution to keep Lenexa Public Market customers and employees safe during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. For now, Public Market operation and hours remain the same. Should this change, we will communicate information via our website, social media and emails.
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(Shawnee Mission Post) A year in, Lenexa leaders see plenty of reason for optimism with Public Market concept
11/28/2018
The Shawnee Mission Post did a feature story about how the unique Lenexa Public Market is finding its identity after being open for just over a year.
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(Shawnee Mission Post) Lenexa Public Market provides incubator home for thriving tamale business
11/28/2018
Alejandra de la Fuente of Red Kitchen Tamales "has a cult following among Kansas City foodies and she represented Kansas on Food & Wine magazine’s 2018 list of best burritos in all 50 states, despite being open less than a year."
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Meet the Merchant: Amna Humayon
10/16/2018
We caught up with Amna Humayon, who serves as jack of all trades for Sohaila's Kitchen and loves to break barriers through food.
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Seeing local business growth in a new light
09/17/2018
As the Lenexa Public Market celebrates its first year of operations, merchants and business leaders reflect on its impact.
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(Kansas City Star) Now this JoCo city is booming
09/04/2018
The Kansas City Star recently did a feature story about the growth and development at Lenexa City Center, the geographic heart of Lenexa, which includes the Lenexa Public Market.
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(41 Action News) Lenexa Public Market celebrates first anniversary
09/01/2018
The Lenexa Public Market marked the first anniversary of its opening on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, with a birthday party.
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(435 Magazine) Lenexa Public Market is "Best New Hang"
08/10/2018
Lenexa Public Market is proud to be named "Best New Hang" by 435 Magazine.
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Hungry to try something new
08/07/2018
Concepts like the Lenexa Public Market are taking off as customers crave a different kind of dining and retail experience
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(Feast) Sohaila's Kitchen to soft open at Lenexa Public Market this weekend
07/31/2018
Feast Magazine recently featured a story about Sohaila's Kitchen, which is about to open a merchant stall serving authentic Pakistani and Indian cuisine.
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(LIVE from Jasper's Kitchen) Red Kitchen Tamales
07/31/2018
Chef Jasper Mirabile and co-host Kimberly Winter Stern featured Alejandra de la Fuente of Red Kitchen Tamales on the LIVE From Jasper's Kitchen radio show on July 21.
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(Feast) The Roasterie named in 2018 Feast 50 Awards
07/27/2018
Feast's readers voted The Roasterie as the best coffee roaster in Kansas City.
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