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Michael Smith’s Italian Restaurant ‘Farina’ Opening Late January

Celebrated chef Michael Smith's new restaurant concept "Farina" is scheduled to open in late January at 19th and Baltimore in the Crossroads Arts District. The...

Historic Palace Clothing Co. Building Finding New Future as Boutique Hotel

By Kevin Collison The historic Palace Clothing Co. building at 12th and Grand is slated to become a 110-room Canopy by Hilton boutique hotel, the...

New YMCA Coming Downtown After 37-Year Absence, Work Starts Friday

By Kevin Collison A new downtown YMCA, a huge civic endeavor in the making for seven years, is scheduled to kickoff construction Friday in the...

The Grand Adds Sixties Modern Cool to Downtown Living

By Kevin Collison The Grand, one of downtown's biggest historic preservation projects ever, opens this week following a $65 million renovation that's transformed a 1962...

Folk Alliance Welcomed to New Crossroads Digs

By Kevin Collison The Folk Alliance dedicated its new home in the Crossroads Arts District Thursday and the international music organization was welcomed by Mayor...

Mulberry Lofts Opens in Historic Garment District Building

By Kevin Collison Mulberry Lofts, the latest downtown historic renovation project at 905 Broadway, has come to fruition with half of its 25 apartments already...

Dinosaurs a Huge Hit at Union Station, Attendance Breaks 100,000

By Kevin Collison Dinosaurs Revealed!, Union Station's first foray into creating its own major exhibition, has torn through attendance projections like a hungry T. Rex,...

Historic Board of Education Building Listed as ‘Place in Peril’ by State Preservation Group

By Kevin Collison The former Board of Education building at 1211 McGee, slated for demolition under a now-withdrawn Drury Hotel proposal, has been listed as...

Hospital Hill Construction Boom Continues with $70M University Health 2 Project

By Kevin Collison The building boom at what's now being branded the "UMKC Health Sciences District" aka Hospital Hill is continuing with the kickoff...

End of River Market Era, Pioneering Developer Dana Gibson Sells Holdings

By Kevin Collison Dana Gibson, who along with Mel Mallin began developing residential projects in the River Market in 1984, has sold his holdings, the...