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Visit KC Chooses New Leader at Pivotal Time for Downtown Convention Industry

With Kansas City's convention infrastructure poised to be its most competitive since the 1976 Republican National Convention, Visit KC has picked a top hospitality...

Crossroads Hotel Opening in October, 131-Room Historic Renovation Project

The Crossroads Hotel is opening this October at 21st and Central streets, reviving the historic Pabst Brewing and Pendergast buildings as a 131-room boutique...

Downtown is Center for 816 Day Celebration This Thursday

By Kim Mueller Downtown neighbors will celebrate all things Kansas City on Thursday during the second annual 816Day event inspired by the city’s area code. “It’s...

Betty Rae’s Begins Scooping Ice Cream Late August in River Market

By Kevin Collison The missing ingredient on the Delaware Street food scene menu, a great place for dessert, will be filled the last week of...

Just in Time for Dog Days, Bar K Opening Soon on Riverfront

By Kevin Collison Brooke Laws and her pal Gatsby had been at a loss since July 22. Their favorite hangout, Bar K, had closed its West...

Police Seeking More Eyes for WatchKC Crime Program

By Kim Mueller Kansas City police are asking downtown businesses and residences with surveillance systems to participate in a voluntary, crime-fighting initiative called WatchKC. “If your...

Drury Wants to Raze Historic Board of Ed Building, Replace with $50M Hotel

(Editor's note: Updated with image of a proposed 21-story Drury Hotel in downtown Nashville) By Kevin Collison Drury Hotels wants to demolish the vacant Board of...

Advocates for South Loop Deck to Seek MoDOT Support

By Kevin Collison The South Loop decking proposal continues to evolve as a working committee prepares to discuss the ambitious concept with state transportation officials...

Crossroads Apologizes for Heartburn Over New First Friday Food Truck Fee

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Community Association is apologizing for the heartburn it has caused food truck operators by surprising them with a $200 permit...

City Voters Consider ‘Healthy Homes’ Apartment Inspection Proposal Next Week

(Editor note: City voters approved the Healthy Homes initiative Aug. 7 with 56 percent supporting the measure.) By Kim Mueller At first glance, the "Healthy Homes"...