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Downtown Dish Debuts, Weekly Zoom Event Promotes Food and Drink

By Kevin Collison What started as a way to promote the City Market during construction is expanding via Zoom to boost restaurants and bars throughout...

FBI Downtown HQ in Play, Northland Site Pitched

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City regional FBI office, a downtown fixture since at least 1920, is investigating a new home and is being pitched...

From Spanish Flu to Covid-19, Michael’s Finds Cure to Carry On

By Kevin Collison It's fairly safe to say, Michael's Fine Clothes for Men is the only downtown retailer to have survived two pandemics, the Spanish...

Yards Developer Bullish on Bottoms, Anticipates Second Phase Soon

By Kevin Collison Downtown's latest apartment development, The Yards, will begin accepting residents this Friday and in addition to its pioneering location in the West...

Nimble Brewing Joins the East Crossroads ‘Neigh-Brew-Hood’

By Kevin Collison For Kevin and Jodie Gittemeier, it's been a great love story since they met at the University of Kansas in the early...

Shriners, Baptists Cancel Big KC Conventions Because of Covid

By Kevin Collison Two major conventions scheduled to come to downtown Kansas City this summer, the Shriners International and National Baptists, have cancelled because of...

Committee Shelves Barney Allis Plaza Rebuild Plan, Endorses Short-Term Fix

By Kevin Collison Years of planning to redesign and rebuild Barney Allis Plaza and its underground parking were likely shelved for the foreseeable future Wednesday...

Pioneering Daycare for Kids with Weakened Immunity Close to Start

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin this September on what's being described as the nation's first licensed day care center for children with...

Downtown Food Drive Launched to Help During Covid Crisis

The Downtown Council Community Improvement District is collecting food donations throughout May to help replenish smaller food pantries serving families and individuals affected by...

Downtown Microbrew Scene Stays Healthy Despite Covid Clampdown

By Kevin Collison The downtown microbrewery scene is growling, crowling and canning its way through the current covid-19 restrictions and appears ready to emerge intact...