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Vibrant Crossroads Street Art Scene Subject of New Guided Tour

By Kevin Collison To the uneducated eye, when it comes to the explosion of street art brightening the alleys and buildings in the Crossroad Arts...

Designing and Building a Better Kansas City for the Future

GUEST COMMENTARY By Kevin Klinkenberg Coming back to Kansas City has left me excited about the recent changes. The ship has turned, and there’s a strong...

Tivoli Cinemas Ends 36-Year Run in Westport

By Kevin Collison Tivoli Cinemas, a destination for regional fans of foreign and independent films since 1983, is closing its doors in Westport this Friday. "The...

Kemper Arena, Traders Among Projects Honored by Historic KC

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of two mid-20th Century buildings in greater downtown you wouldn't automatically consider historic plus more traditional landmarks such as...

Super-Green Apartments ‘Leaping Out of Ground’ in River Market

By Kevin Collison Work has resumed on the 276-unit Second and Delaware apartment development after a lengthy shutdown, its energy-efficient, concrete walls rapidly rising beneath...

River Market Lands New Office Tenant

WSP USA, an international engineering firm, has opened a 42-person office in the River Market, encouraging news at a time when downtown officials are...

Union Station Adding Soaring Sculpture to Downtown Skyline

By Kevin Collison Union Station is adding a shape-shifting display of magic to the downtown skyline this summer with a huge floating sculpture described as...

Restoring Residential Density by Embracing the ‘City’ in Kansas City

GUEST COMMENTARY By Kevin Klinkenberg An expert is someone that lives more than 30 miles away, so it’s said. Since I’ve spent about nine years living much...

Troost Restaurants Strive, Thrive and Help Revive Downtown Neighborhood

By Jill Wendholt Silva Thelma’s Kitchen is a non-profit, pay-what-you-can café. Ruby Jean’s is a for-profit juicery. What do these two businesses have in common? Try food,...

Thirsty? Your Hoppy Guide to the Downtown KC Craft Beer Scene

By Brian McTavish Kansas City's downtown craft beer scene traces its hoppy roots back to Nov. 17, 1989. That's the date John McDonald, founder of Boulevard...