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Fire By Downtown Freeway Latest Flare-up in MoDOT’s Trash Problem

By Kevin Collison The Crossroad district's frustration with MoDOT's inability to care for its property, including a recent fire, is the latest flashpoint over the...

Larks Landing Downtown, New ‘Active’ Entertainment Franchise

By Kevin Collison A new "active entertainment" concept that offers affordable, easy social activities including shuffleboard and arcade games with multiple players is planned for...

Mac Wins Key Support for Big Apartment Plan at Main and Armour

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties' ambitious plan for a 10-story apartment and retail complex at Main and Armour received crucial support Wednesday from a City...

Jim’s Alley Bar Adds Cozy North Woods Vibe to East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Jim's Alley Bar, the new creation by the owner of King G, is about celebrating family roots and chilling in a cozy...

City Spending $3M for NFL Draft, Big Economic Payoff Expected

By Kevin Collison This April's 2023 NFL Draft will cost Kansas City taxpayers $3 million, but is anticipated to generate an economic impact of about...

Rail Delivered for Final Stretch of Streetcar Extension on Main

One year after the arrival of its initial rails near Crown Center, the final delivery is underway near UMKC for the steel required to...

Wolfepack BBQ Sets Up Smoker in Columbus Park

By Kevin Collison A well-known Columbus Park landmark is reopening this spring as Wolfepack BBQ and its owners first order of business is soothing the...

Plaza Area Council Now Official, Plans to Boost District’s Next Century

By Kevin Collison A new civic effort to shepherd the Country Club Plaza and environs into its second 100 years has organized as a nonprofit,...

Historic Scarritt Apartment Renovation Plan Advances

By Kevin Collison A $47.5 million plan to renovate the historic Scarritt office tower on Grand Boulevard and its adjoining Arcade into 126 apartments was...

North Kansas City Streetcar Plan Hits $222M Roadblock

By Kevin Collison A proposal to extend the streetcar to North Kansas City has hit a hard fiscal reality; it's far too expensive to build...