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KC Art Institute Toasts New Era with Residence Hall Opening

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute celebrated a remarkable six-year turn around Wednesday at the grand opening of its new Barbara Marshall Residence...

Snooze Awakes in Westport

Snooze A.M. Eatery, the Denver-based breakfast chain, is beginning to stir in Westport with a special pop-up preview party this Sunday followed by the...

Waddell & Reed Project’s Lack of Sidewalk Appeal Gets Chilly Reception

By Kevin Collison The proposed design of the new Waddell & Reed downtown headquarters got a chilly reception at its first public hearing Monday, primarily...

New Streetcar Authority Chair Works to Keep City Fiscal Support on Track

By Kevin Collison Jeff Krum has hopped onboard as new chairman of the KC Streetcar Authority with a push to keep City Hall financial backing...

Waddell & Reed Reveals Headquarters Design, Signs Lease

By Kevin Collison Waddell & Reed has signed a lease for its new, 1,000-employee downtown headquarters and released a design that depicts an 18-story glass...

MAC Plan to Revive Troost and Armour with 340-Unit Apartment Project Wins Support

By Kevin Collison MAC Properties big plan to revitalize the intersection of Troost and Armour with a 340-unit apartment development picked up strong backing from...

Downtown Luncheon Features Timely Speaker, Renowned NY Critic with New Ballpark Book

This year's Downtown Council Annual Luncheon features a timely keynote speaker, Paul Goldberger, a renowned New York architectural critic with a fresh book titled "BALLPARK:...

After a Four-Year Tease, Pickleman’s Finally Opens Downtown Location

By Kevin Collison In what feels like a rollout longer than any party sub ever concocted, Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe finally has opened at the southwest...

Dangerous Demo Site in Heart of Downtown Raises Concerns About City Indifference

By Kevin Collison A dangerous, unfenced demolition site in the heart of downtown across from Municipal Auditorium is again raising questions about how well City...

Walnut Street Reopening in City Market After 30 Year Absence

Work is well underway on reconnecting Walnut Street through the City Market with completion expected in May. The city project will reopen Walnut as a...