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Ward Parkway Plaza is a neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri. The neighborhood is located along Ward Parkway north of 85th street. Ward Parkway Plaza is a neighborhood best known for having a variety of options within a short distance. While much of the surrounding area is residential and undeveloped forest, major roadways provide quick access to many major destinations.
One of the best local areas is less than 3 miles away to the southwest off 95th Street and Metcalf Avenue. This general area has numerous different options for visitors. This is where the Glenwood Fine Arts Theatre is located. This popular theater has an old school look, but shows modern movies, as well as some less known productions. The theater has an excellent ambiance and even has an ice cream fountain.
Next to the Glenwood Theatre is the Martin City Melodrama. This popular attraction puts on theatrical performances for the community. It is also home to a junior theater group that teaches children about drama, production, and performance. There are regular shows throughout the year, drawing in residents from throughout the surrounding area.
Metcalf Avenue is also a major destination for area shoppers and diners. Along this stretch of road, there are numerous options for food, representing a wide variety of tastes from around the world. Restaurants range from quick service to fine dining, providing excellent options for different types of diners. Shopping is also a big deal with some of the biggest retail brands in the country located here. Stores range from day to day goods to specialty shops.
Recreation can be found within Ward Parkway Plaza at Sunnyside Park just north of 85th Street. This popular park has numerous amenities including baseball fields, tennis courts, and a large playground.