Burnt End BBQ and Initial Open This Week

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Two new tenants, totaling 7,164 square feet of retail space, open this week in Crown Center Shops

Burnt End BBQ opened on Monday, serving lunch and dinner, and Initial, a streetwear boutique specializing in hypebeast fashion, opens Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 21, 2020) – The Crown Center Shops unveil two new tenants this week as PB&J Restaurants opened its second metro location of Burnt End BBQ on Monday and Initial, a streetwear boutique specializing in hypebeast fashion, opens its doors on Saturday. Burnt End BBQ occupies a 6,200-square-foot space on Crown Center Shops’ first floor and Initial will open in a 964-square-foot space on the second floor.

Burnt End BBQ opened its flagship location in 2011 in Overland Park, Kansas. Burnt End BBQ in the Crown Center Shops is the restaurant’s third location as there is also a location in Denver. The Crown Center restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner service during the following hours:

  • Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Burnt End BBQ features fast casual, award-winning BBQ at an affordable price. The Crown Center location features a full-service bar, where happy hour will be offered Monday – Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. – close. Burnt End BBQ will feature drink specials on martinis, cocktails, wine and beer, as well as offering a variety of happy hour food

PB&J Restaurants plans to open a full-service Starbucks adjacent to Burnt End BBQ in a 2,200-square-foot space. A late April opening is anticipated.

Initial plans to open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 22. The retailer will feature high-end brands popular within the hypebeast fashion culture, including Gucci, Nike, Comme des Garçons, Louis Vuitton, VAPE APPAREL, and others. Initial’s inventory fills its shelves through direct suppliers and consignors. Clothing and collectible sneakers account for approximately 80 percent of the retailer’s inventory, while sports accessories and collectible toys make up for the other 20 percent.

Initial will be located at 2450 Grand Blvd., Suite 205, Kansas City, MO 64108. Hours of operation are planned to be Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday from noon – 6 p.m.