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KC Pinoy Serves a Taste of the Philippines in the West Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Chrissy Nucum helped her mother, aunt and grandmother prepare meals growing up in Manila, but it took persistence to wrangle the recipes...

Troost Developers Deserve Support, Not Criticism

GUEST COMMENTARY By John Hoffman, principal and co-founder of UC-B Properties The recent editorial in The Kansas City Star entitled "Stop the Denverization of Kansas City....

Downtown Dazzle Urban Homes Tour This Saturday

By Kevin Collison The Downtown Dazzle Urban Homes Tour returns Saturday and this year current and prospective downtown residents should find a robust, competitive market. "Right...

Shared E-Bikes Rolling Into Downtown Soon, KC Among Nation’s First

By Kevin Collison E-bikes are scheduled to begin rolling into greater downtown by Christmas, making Kansas City one of only a handful of North American...

Friction Beer Getting Hoppy in East Crossroads This Spring

By Kevin Collison The East Crossroads "neigh-brew-hood" will be even hoppier late next spring with the opening of Friction Beer Co. at 1701 McGee. Partners Brent...

Hyatt House Hotel Wins Incentive Approval, Work to Begin This Spring

By Kevin Collison Construction of a 13-story Hyatt House hotel on a parking lot at Ninth and Broadway is expected to begin this spring after...

Fox and Pearl Expanding ‘Midwestern Bistro’ Quarters on West Side

By Kevin Collison A 110 year-old building on downtown's west side that's seen its share of culinary reincarnations since starting life as a Swedish...

One of Downtown’s Last Big, Empty Historic Buildings Slated for Apartments

By Kevin Collison One of downtown's last prominent, dormant historic buildings, the 23-story Mark Twain Tower, is slated to be redeveloped as a 202-unit apartment...

CoCreate KC Caters Co-Working Space to Creative Professionals

By Kevin Collison A new co-working space that's geared toward independent professionals in the advertising, public relations, web design and social media world has opened...

East Crossroads Mainstay ‘Thou Mayest’ Seeking New ‘Flagship’ Location

By Kevin Collison Thou Mayest, the laid-back coffee shop and tavern that has helped define the East Crossroads vibe since it opened four years ago,...