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Scientologists Proclaim Downtown Arrival, Welcome ‘Xenu Light?’

By Kevin Collison For more than a year, the Church of Scientology has been quietly renovating the historic City Bank Building at 1801 Grand into...

City Survey Reveals Rising Worries About Affordable Housing

By Kevin Collison The number of Kansas City residents concerned about the availability of affordable housing rose slightly last year, according to new city data,...

Streetcar Ridership Up 2.6 Percent Last Year, Fed Shutdown May Delay Word on...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar rolled out of 2018 with ridership up 2.6 percent over the previous year and looking for signals early...

Former Mayor Kay Barnes Belle of Downtown Council Luncheon

Former Mayor Kay Barnes, credited with launching the current downtown Kansas City revitalization boom in the early 2000s, will receive the Downtown Council's top...

New Crossroads Microbrewery Goes West

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads latest microbrewery, Rochester Brewing and Coffee Roasting, is straying a bit from the neigh-brew-hood and plans to open in late...

ARTerra Opens, Crossroads First New Apartment Tower

By Kevin Collison The new year in downtown Kansas City kicks off with the opening today of downtown's newest apartment tower, the 12-story ARTerra project...

Downtown Rings out 2018 with Surge in Apartments and Hotel Rooms, Promise of New...

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City ends 2018 on a strong note with new apartment and hotel projects seemingly announced every other week and finally,...

Chef Remy Ayesh Launches Lazia, Upscale Italian Restaurant in Crossroads Hotel

By Jill Wendholt Silva, CityScene KC contributor If Remy Ayesh could create a restaurant to reflect her personality and style, it would be a rustic-yet-hip...

Safety Campaign Warns Scooters and Smartphones Don’t Mix

First it was avoiding streetcar rails, now a new safety program has been launched by Bird and AT&T to discourage electric scooter riders from...

Big Redevelopment Plan By Barney Allis Plaza Gets Bigger

By Kevin Collison A major redevelopment project that will transform a block bordering Barney Allis Plaza has bumped up its office component by 43 percent,...