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Movies and Music Under the Downtown Stars

By Kim Mueller Get your flick fix this summer as free movies begin playing under the stars on Fridays at City Market, Crown Center and...

Mayor Applauds Streetcar Extension Plan, ‘Prays’ Washington Favors Funding Request

By Kevin Collison The proposed streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC got strong backing from Mayor Sly James Wednesday, but he's skeptical about its short-term...

Songbird Cafe Spread its Wings on Grand to Offer Lunch and Dinner

By Kevin Collison After a soft opening last August, the Songbird Cafe at 1529 Grand celebrated its grand opening recently, taking flight with a full...

North Loop Overhaul Plan Hits Federal, WyCo Potholes

By Kevin Collison The city's ambitious plans to design a new future for the current, awkward bridge and freeway layout on the north side of...

Affordable Apartment Project Proposed for Downtown Riverfront

By Kevin Collison An Omaha developer is proposing a 60-unit apartment project near Berkley Riverfront Park that's intended to help meet the demand for affordable...

Spring Urban Homes Tour Includes Three New Downtown Projects

The Downtown Neighborhood Association is sponsoring its Spring Urban Homes Tour Saturday (June 9), and this year's event will include three just-completed apartment projects:...

Boulevardia Celebrates Fifth Year in Bottoms with Bou Lou and Tech N9ne Too

Boulevardia is back for a fifth year in the West Bottoms June 15-16 and this year's festival includes a performance by Tech N9ne paired with...

Pending Sale of Crossroads Building Housing YJ’s Stirs ‘Hate Mail’

By Kevin Collison The pending sale of the building housing longtime Crossroads favorite YJ's Snack Bar has stirred up strong passions, prompting the expected buyer...

Big Apartment Plan for Armour and Troost Wins City Plan Commission Endorsement

By Kevin Collison A "transformational" plan that would add hundreds of apartments and new businesses to the rundown intersection of Troost and Armour has been...

Roasterie Opening Cafe in H&R Block Headquarters

The Roasterie is heralding the arrival later this summer of its new cafe inside the H&R Block headquarters Wednesday with a "Block Party" offering...