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Endangered Wheatley-Provident Hospital Saved; Historic Black Institution Being Redeveloped

By Kevin Collison The long-vacant Wheatley-Provident Hospital, an important landmark in the Kansas City African-American community, has been purchased by a development group with plans...

The Star Turns Lights Out after More Than a Century at 1729 Grand

By Kevin Collison More than a century of newspaper history ends today when The Kansas City Star staff moves from its historic quarters at 1729...

Bird Arrives Downtown, ‘Lil Lectric’ Scooters Not Without Controversy

By Kevin Collison The Bird quietly scooted into downtown Kansas City Wednesday, a new smartphone-based personal transportation method that like its predecessors Lyft and Uber,...

Savoy Bar and Restaurant Reopens Blending Old and New

By Kevin Collison One of downtown Kansas City's best-known landmarks, the Savoy Grill, reopened last week with the historic furnishings of the original bar intact...

Folk Alliance Relocating to Crossroads Arts District

By Kevin Collison The Folk Alliance International is relocating its offices from the River Market to the new Crossroads Westside apartment development and opening a...

Sponsored Post: Financial Success Secrets for New Grads

The following article was produced and paid for by Commerce Bank: College is done. The diploma is on your wall. And you’re looking forward to...

Ripple Glass Celebrates with Street Art Recycling Containers

Nine years after providing environmentally conscientious residents the opportunity to recycle their glass, Ripple Glass is jazzing up their big collection bins with street...

The Campground Pitching Tent in Former Genessee Royale Space

By Kevin Collison Less than a week after the Genessee Royale Bistro closed in the West Bottoms, The Campground is leasing the space and plans...

Three Downtown Sites Pitched for UMKC Conservatory, Westport H.S. Also Candidate

By Kevin Collison At least three downtown locations are being pitched for the proposed UMKC Conservatory, including Barney Allis Plaza, according to Downtown Council officials,...

Union Station Evolves with Imaginative Dinosaur Exhibit

By Kevin Collison It's a matchup display any dinosaur-crazy kid would enjoy and 125 million years later, part of a major, new exhibition that heralds...