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Children’s Opens Research Tower, Continuing Hospital Hill Economic Boom

By Kevin Collison Today's opening of the nine-story building housing the Children's Mercy Research Institute is the latest in a series of recent major investments...

Bartle Hall Warming Shelter Seeks Volunteers, Donations

The city's temporary overnight homeless shelter at Bartle Hall, which has hosted up to 400 people escaping the subzero cold this week, has established...

New Healthy Eatery Takes ‘Bite’ of East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison For Kathy Hale, bringing her concept that specializes in selling prepared, healthy meals that  people can then heat at home to the...

Airline History Museum Hits Turbulence with Landlord

By Kevin Collison The Airline History Museum, an attraction at the Wheeler Downtown Airport for 35 years, is fighting to prevent its collection of classic...

‘Bumblebees’ En Route to Riverfront

By Kevin Collison The familiar "bumblebees" who provide downtown security and maintenance are expanding their range to the riverfront in response to the area's growing...

Troost Village Concept Would Transform Heart of Historic Commercial District

By Kevin Collison A $162 million redevelopment concept that would energize the historic commercial heart of Troost Avenue by adding apartments, retail, office and an...

Freight House Project Adds Residences Along 22nd Street

By Kevin Collison The new developer of the planned Tracks apartment project in the Freight House District has revised its design to bring a much...

Equity Vs ‘Closed for Business,’ City Tax Incentive Debate Continues

By Kevin Collison The City Council is once again considering changes to tax incentive programs that backers say are needed to steer more investment to...

Are We Live Yet, Downtown?

By Kevin Collison Live entertainment is slowly returning to downtown stages and sports venues, but that world isn't expect to return to anything close to...

Historic Attucks School to Become Major Art Center at 18th & Vine

By Kevin Collison The resurrection of the historic Attucks School as a major art center at the 18th & Vine Jazz District is moving forward,...