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Update: Pizza 51 coming to Fairway
Nearly seven years after opening across from UMKC, Pizza 51 is expanding. Co-owner Jason Pryor said he's inked a deal to buy the former Sinclair station site at 5938 Mission Road, Fairway.
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Pizza 51 owner says deal on new Fairway location still moving forward
The original Pizza 51 location in Brookside is in a remodelled filling station, as well. Pizza 51 owner Jason Pryor on Thursday told PVPost.com that his company was moving forward with plans to open a new location in the abandoned service station at 60th Street and Mission Road in Fairway.
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Construction begins on new Mission Road Pizza 51 location in Fairway
Pizza 51 owner Jason Pryor and his family held a small groundbreaking ceremony recently on the site of their new restaurant, Pizza 51 West, to be located in the vacated service station at the intersection of Mission Road and 59th Street.
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Local Reviews - Pitch.com
It's hard to believe UMKC student favorite and south Plaza staple Pizza 51 has been around since just 2004.
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Pizza 51 plans second Kansas City-area restaurant at former Sinclair
Gas station restaurant concept Pizza 51 wants to give customers a chance to fill up at a second Kansas City-area location. Owner Jason Pryor said he is in negotiations to buy the former Sinclair Oil station at the southwest corner of 60th Street and Mission Road in Fairway.
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Pizza 51 looking at second location in former Sinclair gas station
Pizza 51 could be coming to Fairway. Pizza 51 is apparently looking at another former gas station as it considers opening a second pizza shop. Krista Klaus of the Kansas City Business Journal reports that Pizza 51 owner Jason Pryor is in negotiations to buy the former Sinclair Oil station at 60th and Mission in Fairway.
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Check out the bathroom!
Increasingly, the room that formerly dare not be named is no longer a design afterthought. Sometimes restrooms in public places can be downright cool.
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New eatery part of UMKC's urban renewal
Students and area residents are once again filling up at the old gas station on the corner of 51st St. and Oak St. But instead choosing what grade of octane they'll have, today their deciding whether they want pepperoni or sausage, Bud or Bud Light.
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Battle of the dishes: d'Bronx versus Pizza 51 slices
This battle pits d'Bronx -- the New York style shop known for its thin crust pizza -- and just to mix things up, we'll order from the Overland Park location rather than the original shop on 39th Street. Over in the South Plaza area, it's Pizza 51 -- with the oversized wedges designed to feed the growing college students at nearby UMKC.
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Pizza 51: 5060 Oak St - KCLunchSpots.com
Boy these people were smart. Owners Jason and Shannon Pryor have only been in business four years but, with new UMKC dorms opening up and a dearth of good food and drink options within walking distance, they seem like geniuses for opening up Pizza 51 at Oak and 51st.
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New Kids on the Block
When I do succumb to the siren call of the pizza oven, I shamelessly go for the most decadent pie imaginable. At the two-week-old Pizza 51, located in a former service station at 5060 Oak Street, the Cowtown Lover's Pizza is heaped with pepperoni, sausage, tiny beef meatballs and Canadian bacon. And lots and lots of cheese. It was so good...
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Pizza 51 is the area; Bring the family and stay within your budget, too
Young or old, rich or poor, parents or kids, students or teachers, pizza is the American way to eat. Give us a thrifty, hand-held meal, and we're satisfied. At Pizza 51, it's easy to find happiness by the slice.
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Fueling change: Reclaimed gas stations become catalyst for urban renewal
Pizza 51 is part of a trend. A growing number of old gas stations have become restaurants, coffee shops and other kinds of commercial space.
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Best Pizza Pitch Magazine 2006
Pizza 51 serves slices so big, they come on trays, not plates, proving that just one piece of pizza can be a meal.
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Fill Up at Pizza 51
From around the corner and down the block from Pizza 51, I can smell the pizza. The baking dough, the bit of spice in the sauce, the aroma of melting cheese.
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Pizza 51 Sparkles!
The Southtown Environment and Public Works committee selected Pizza 51, 5060 Oak St., for the August Sparkle Award. Owners Jason and Shannon Pryor purchased this former gas station and auto repair shop in June of 2004 and completely gutted the building.
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Pizza Project Takes Over Gas Station
"I wanted the freedom of self-proprietorship", he said. "If I was going to work that hard I wanted to do it for myself. And there's also the pride factor, the pride in creating something and in being more a part of the community".
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