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Every Friday, KC Water features a locally-owned business located on the Main Street corridor. Please support these businesses that are open during construction and share your experiences on social media by using the hashtag #FeaturedBusinessFriday!

June 2021: Week 3 – The Salon

Conversation with Gene Hendren, Owner | The Salon on Facebook |The Salon on Instagram 

  • How long has your business been located on Main Street?
    The Salon has been at this location on Main Street since 1980.
  • What kind of services do you provide?
    The Salon is one of the longest running, most successful salons in the metropolitan area. Family owned and operated, we have been making Kansas City beautiful, one head at a time, for over 40 years!
  • What is your favorite part about your location?
    We love the history, architecture, and diversity of the people. The Plaza is, and always has been, the crown jewel of Kansas City.

June 2021: Week 2 – Trapp and Company

Featured Business Friday - Trapp and Company

Conversation with Bob Trapp, Owner and Kelli Jackson, Accounting Specialist | Trapp and Company on Facebook |Trapp and Company on Instagram |Trapp and Company on Twitter

June 2021: Week 1 – Community Blood Center

Featured Business Friday - Community Blood Center

Conversation with Chelsey Smith, Outreach & Communications Coordinator | Community Blood Center on Facebook |Community Blood Center on Instagram |Community Blood Center on Twitter

May 2021: Week 4 – BLICK Art Materials

Featured Business Friday - BLICK Art Materials

Conversation with Stacy Hoyt, KC General Manager | BLICK Art Materials on Facebook |BLICK Art Materials on Instagram |BLICK Art Materials on Twitter

May 2021: Week 3 – Electronics Supply Co., Inc.

Featured Business Friday - Electronics Supply Co., Inc.

Conversation with Bob Niekamp, Co-Owner | Electronics Supply Co., Inc. on Facebook |Electronics Supply Co., Inc. on LinkedIn |Electronics Supply Co., Inc. on Twitter

May 2021: Week 2 – Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery

Featured Business Friday - Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery

Conversation with Spencer Lutes, VP of Operations | Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery on Facebook | Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery on Instagram | Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery on Twitter

May 2021: Week 1 – Union Hill Animal Hospital

Featured Business Friday - Union Hill Animal Hospital

Conversation with Christi Belew, medical director |  Union Hill Animal Hospital on Facebook | Union Hill Animal Hospital on Instagram

April 2021: Week 5 – Winstead’s Steakburgers

Featured Business Friday - Winstead's

Conversation with Sarah Hibbert, manager |  Winstead’s on Facebook 

April 2021: Week 4 – Crows Coffee

Featured Business Friday - Crows Coffee

Conversation with Zach Moores, owner |  Crows Coffee on FacebookCrows Coffee on Instagram

April 2021: Week 3 – Security Finance

Featured Business Friday - Security Finance

Conversation with Fabian McLeod, branch manager  |  Security Finance on FacebookSecurity Finance on YouTube

April 2021: Week 2 – Shawarmar

Shawarmar is this week's Featured Business Friday

Conversation with Ibraheem, owner |  Shawarmar on Facebook

April 2021: Week 1 – 160 Driving Academy

Featured Business Friday - 160 Driving Academy

Conversation with Kelly AlQammaz, branch manager | 160 Driving Academy on Facebook | 160 Driving Academy on Twitter 

March 2021: Week 4 – AbilityKC

Featured Business Friday - Ability KC

Conversation with Katie Lew, director, Development and Marketing | Ability KC on Facebook | Ability KC on Twitter | Ability KC on Instagram

March 2021: Week 3 – SERC Physical & Hand Therapy


Conversation with Regional Vice President Craig H. Lee PT, DPT | SERC on Facebook

March 2021: Week 2 – Museo

Featured Business Friday - Museo

Conversation with owner Steve Maturo   Museo on Facebook |  Museo on Instagram

March 2021: Week 1 – The Russell on Main


Conversation with co-owners Heather White and Amante Domingo  The Russell on Main on Facebook |  The Russell on Main on Instagram

February 2021: Week 4 – Buttonwood Financial Group and Art Space

Featured Business Friday - Buttonwood Financial Group and Art Space

Conversation with Client Relations Specialist Macy  Buttonwood Financial Group on Facebook | Buttonwood Financial Group on Twitter

February 2021: Week 3 – Kate’s Canine Resort

Featured Business of the Week - Kate's Canine Resort

Conversation with owner Tracy  Kate’s Canine Resort on Facebook 

February 2021: Week 2 – Cafe Trio

February Week 2: Feature Business CafeTrio

Conversation with owner Chris  |  Cafe Trio on Facebook  |  Cafe Trio on Twitter 

February 2021: Week 1 – Ragazza

Upgrades on Main Featured Business - Ragazza

Conversation with owner Laura Norris  |  Ragazza on Facebook