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Developer Plans to Convert Former Auto Row Building on McGee Into Offices

By Kevin Collison A developer is planning to convert one of the East Crossroads buildings along McGee Street that comprise the historic auto row district...

Innovative Second and Delaware Apartment Project Expects to Resume Work this Summer

By Kevin Collison The stalled Second and Delaware apartment project in the River Market, designed to be one of the most energy-efficient in the world,...

Latest Grinders Break-in Alarms East Crossroads Community

By Kevin Collison STRETCH is ticked after yet another break-in at his iconic East Crossroads food joint, Grinders Pizza. "This is the 11th time Grinder's has...

Sweet Scoop: Betty Rae’s Ice Cream Coming to River Market

By Kevin Collison Betty Rae's Ice Cream, an instant success when it opened in Waldo in March 2016, is opening a second location in the...

The Art of Weightlifting Arriving in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Jay Ashman is a Philly-born weightlifter with the heart of an artist and he's bringing that unique blend to a neighborhood he...

Oggi Lofts Expects to Open in Garment District This Summer

By Kevin Collison A former building at 600 Central St. previously known for housing a modern furniture store is in the middle of $5.7 million...

Freestyle Poke Joins Emerging Delaware Street Food Scene

By Kevin Collison The Delaware storefront scene in the River Market continues to blossom, the latest addition being Freestyle Poke, a Hawaiian comfort food place...

Something Funny Happening Downtown at The Box Gallery

By Kevin Collison A "funny" and memorable show has opened at The Box Gallery downtown, a colorful look at Andrews McMeel Universal and its influence...

UMKC Streetcar Extension Report Suggests Stops and Alignment

By Kevin Collison The future layout of the planned streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC is on the map with its proposed stops and alignment...

Rightfully Sewn Finds New Home to ‘Move the Needle’ in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Rightfully Sewn, a nonprofit started in 2015 to teach women how to succeed as  seamstresses in the fashion industry, has found a...