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New tenants for Overland Park's Prairiefire

Nebraska-based Fat Brain Toys is coming to Overland Park, opening its first store outside its home state. Fat Brain Toys was started in mid-2002, when 10-year-old Adam Carson got a magnetic building toy and liked it so much he went online to try to order a larger set.

World's largest dinosaurs arrive at Prairiefire

"The World's Largest Dinosaurs" has opened, the first of 20 exhibits from the American Museum of Natural History to be displayed in Overland Park's Prairiefire development during the next decade.

Newsmaker: Developer Merrill - a builder, a jock, a backer of the arts

At 61, Fred Merrill Jr. still gets excited about dinosaurs. In fact, he can hardly wait for Oct. 8, when "The World's Largest Dinosaurs" exhibit opens in his Prairiefire mixed-use development in Overland Park.

Prairiefire Financing Nets National Recognition

Construction is under way on the Prairiefire Museum and a 300-unit apartment project, the Residences at Prairiefire.

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