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Award-Winning Chef Michael Smith Opening New Crossroads Restaurant

By Kevin Collison Renowned Chef Michael Smith is celebrating his passion for Italian cuisine by opening a new restaurant in the Crossroads Arts District next...

Historic Downtown Skyscraper for Sale, Missouri’s Tallest Residential Tower

By Kevin Collison The 909 Walnut building, the iconic, bunny-eared skyscraper that jumpstarted the 21st Century revival of the downtown housing market, is up for...

New Survey: Streetcar No Toy, It’s More Little Engine That Could

A new survey of streetcar ridership dispenses with one myth suggested by its critics--it's not being used as a free amusement park ride. Ninety percent...

Sculpture Alley Adding Public Art Venue to Crossroads Neighborhood

By Kevin Collison Several Crossroads property owners are creating a new venue for public art in downtown, designating an alley that runs behind some prominent...

City Market Begins Charging for Workday Parking March 1

By Kevin Collison The City Market will end free parking during work hours starting March 1, eliminating what had evolved to become an informal park-and-ride...

Crown Center Offers New Site for Potential Mid-Rise Apartments

By Kevin Collison Hallmark Cards, Inc. is continuing to offer choice Crown Center construction sites to outside developers, this time a 4.4-acre tract south of...

New Report Finds Younger Adults and Singles Dominate Downtown Living

Downtown Kansas City residents are younger, more likely to be single and living by more ethnically diverse neighbors than the rest of the city...

Spark KC Joins Fast-Growing Downtown Co-Working Market

By Kevin Collison The Cordish Co. has joined the burgeoning co-working market downtown, announcing that 15,000 square feet in its new Two Light apartment project...

Crossroads Chiropractor Expands to Serve Growing Downtown Demand for Healthcare

By Kevin Collison Downtown's fast-growing population and resulting demand for more healthcare services has prompted Crossroads Chiropractic & Wellness to relocate to new space almost...

Downtown Council Celebrates with Urban Heroes and Slow Jam

By Kevin Collison The resurgence of downtown Kansas City, from its dark days 20 years ago to a vibrant place that was "Amazon's loss," was...