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    Power and Light District

    Man is that place amazing or what? Over $2BB investment in their downtown between P and L, Cosontino's market, Sprint Center, remodeled hotels within walking distance. From talking to the locals, Westport is toast, it's all downtown now, and very impressive



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    Re: Power and Light District

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Man is that place amazing or what? Over $2BB investment in their downtown between P and L, Cosontino's market, Sprint Center, remodeled hotels within walking distance. From talking to the locals, Westport is toast, it's all downtown now, and very impressive

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    Re: Power and Light District

    Westport has CheeseCake Factory and PF Chang's.

    They are far from TOAST.



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    Re: Power and Light District

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Man is that place amazing or what? Over $2BB investment in their downtown between P and L, Cosontino's market, Sprint Center, remodeled hotels within walking distance. From talking to the locals, Westport is toast, it's all downtown now, and very impressive
    The new roof with heating elements over the courtyard area is amazing. There are also a ton more restaurants/bars there than there was for the B12 tournament 2 years ago. Plus the Flying Saucer has some of the best beer I have ever seen in a bar. It was a GREAT trip.


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    Re: Power and Light District

    We stayed at the Quality Inn in Independence and the kid working the desk last night mentioned the same thing. I told him we needed a taxi company for a few of us to go to Kellys and he totally bashed the place saying it's getting taken over by a rough crowd and not to go there. We would be much better off going to the Power and Light District or the Plaza.

    I told him no matter what I wanted to head to Kellys and it's a big time place to go for ISU fans and Big 12 fans in general. Well, obviously his bad mouthing influence my friends and we went to the Plaza.



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    I guess I've just never understood the Kelly's mystique, although I have been there a few times. (note I have never been a regular at the Big VIII/XII BB tourney-which may explain that). The P and L's variety of food and beverage choices and live music venue would draw my wife and me back for a weekend getaway. It's a much more attractive location than any other neighborhood in KC.



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    Re: Power and Light District

    Quote Originally Posted by Melvin View Post
    Westport has CheeseCake Factory and PF Chang's.

    They are far from TOAST.
    False...westport doesn't have these places. You are thinking of the plaza



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    P&L is fun but I blew A LOT of money. Had fun so completely worth it.



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    Re: Power and Light District

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    False...westport doesn't have these places. You are thinking of the plaza
    And from what I saw when our buses got to the plaza, it was pretty much dead. Still getting new stores and stuff, but nowhere near as lively as power and light, which is where our hotel was.


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    Re: Power and Light District

    Quote Originally Posted by drunkincy View Post
    P&L is fun but I blew A LOT of money. Had fun so completely worth it.
    Probably the craziest untroubled night of my life was at P and L Friday night. That place is the definition of fun. Expensive but fun. Makes Iowa City look like **** for a college student. Angels is absolutely nuts.


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    Re: Power and Light District

    went to P&L both nights and had a great time. Definitely blew a lot of money though, but not too outrageous.



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    Re: Power and Light District

    Melvin equals wrong



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    Re: Power and Light District

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    (note I have never been a regular at the Big VIII/XII BB tourney-which may explain that)
    That would explain that.



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    Re: Power and Light District

    P&L was pretty cool, I would love to hang out in that outdoor area with the heated canopy late in the fall when even cooler weather hits. No surprise that drinks/food were pretty expensive there, but I was surprised to find parking in the garage below McFadden's/Johnny's for only $2 for the whole night.

    I'm hoping that I will end up wanting to go down there for the BigXII tourney.



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    In really makes you wonder why a place like this hasn't been considered in the Des Moines area.



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