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Rival Plans to Develop Apartments by City Market Include 12-Story Tower

By Kevin Collison Two rival apartment plans are being pitched for a public parking lot next to the City Market, one a 12-story tower proposed...

Mercury Room Lifts Downtown Cocktail Scene to New Level

By Kevin Collison The Mercury Room cocktail lounge has opened its glamorous perch atop the new 14-story REVERB apartment building in the Crossroads with sky-high...

Affordable Apartment Proposal Would Bring More Bark to Berkley

By Kevin Collison The organization behind The Grooming Project, a non-profit that provides career training in dog grooming for impoverished single parents, wants to open...

Ambassador Hotel Opens 1930s Style Jazz and Supper Club

Kansas City jazz great Lonnie McFadden has opened a club beneath the Ambassador Hotel that includes an option for patrons to enjoy a three-course...

Indy Developer Teaming with Local Nonprofit on Riverfront Affordable Housing Proposal

By Kevin Collison Flaherty & Collins, the developer of the $72 million Union Berkley Riverfront apartment project, is teaming with a local nonprofit on a...

‘Wrapped with Heart’ Negro Leagues Celebration Rolling

By Kevin Collison It started as a million-dollar year for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum until Covid-19 hit in March. The pandemic forced the cancellation of...

Owner of Closing Star Press Pavilion Wants to Play Ball with New Users

By Kevin Collison The Star may be exiting its big green-glass press pavilion at 16th and McGee next year, but the newspaper's landlord said...

Gourmet Grocery and Wine Shop Planned for Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A gourmet food, fine wine and spirits shop with roots in Atlanta is in the works for the Crossroads, bringing an additional...

Veterans Day Event at WWI Museum Includes Skydivers and KC Symphony

The Veterans Day celebration at the National World I Museum and Memorial starts soaring at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday when a parachute team featuring veterans...

Downtown Council Hopes to Open Homeless Camp Before Winter

By Kevin Collison With the homeless population swollen by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Downtown Council is looking to Lawrence for an idea to help shelter...