KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Columbus Park enterprise proprietor is attempting to revamp the picture of The North Finish bar, however some individuals within the neighborhood don’t need it to return again.
“It was only a loud occasion all around the road, within the parking zone, within the bar and other people peeing on my doorstep,” Dan Wayne, a Columbus Park resident mentioned.
Wayne mentioned the loud noise and vulgar exercise is at a halt proper now, because the earlier proprietor closed the bar after his liquor license wasn’t renewed as a consequence of ongoing ordinance violations.
However now Wayne and different individuals within the Columbus Park neighborhood are fearful their peace and quiet could possibly be shattered as a result of a brand new bar proprietor just lately utilized for a liquor license.
“I used to be the one who stood up for the earlier proprietor,” Columbus Park resident Brett Pruitt mentioned. “It will be my downside if I attempt to give this man the identical grace that I gave his long-time buddy.”
Pruitt mentioned he and different individuals are involved the brand new proprietor, Kevin Hill, will proceed to function the bar just like the earlier proprietor as a result of they’re buddies.
Neighbors mentioned Hill’s liquor license software requires their consent due to his connections to the earlier proprietor.
Regulated Industries mentioned Hill is a brand new applicant with a brand new enterprise identify and doesn’t require neighbor approval.
“Time will inform,” Hill mentioned. “That’s what it’s. I feel all of us have selections to make. You’ll be able to select to help this place or you’ll be able to select to not help this place, however I’d hope that you simply don’t make this tough that folks that do wish to help this place don’t have the chance to see it come again to what the neighborhood needs it to be.”
Hill mentioned he’s not buddies with the earlier proprietor and has intentions on turning the bar right into a household pleasant restaurant that sells alcohol.
“We’re going to do a number of interviews and attempt to discover people who match that household restaurant that we’re going for to attempt to please all people,” Hill mentioned.
Regulated Industries instructed FOX4 Hill’s software is pending and if accredited he’ll obtain a liquor license.
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