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Kansas City Jazz Swings Across Downtown

By Kim Mueller Lonnie McFadden stood smiling beside the piano inspecting his trumpet before beginning his regular gig at The Phoenix where he entertains the...

Proposed River Market Office Project Drops Plan for Separate Garage

By Kevin Collison The developer of a proposed River Market office project at Third and Grand has scrapped the idea of a separate garage and...

New Downtown Bus Shelters to Offer More Amenities, Relieve Congestion

By Kevin Collison The KCATA is planning a major upgrade of bus shelters and amenities at two key downtown intersections as part of its big...

Latest River Market Apartment Project Filling Fast

By Kevin Collison Only six months after its opening, the River Market's latest apartment development, 531 Grand, is already 72 percent leased with its studio...

Downtown UMKC Arts Campus Idea Revived, Barney Allis Plaza in the Mix

By Kevin Collison The possibility of a UMKC arts campus in downtown Kansas City is being floated again and this time Barney Allis Plaza is...

Downtown Central Library Hosts National Poet Laureate

Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate of the United States, will discuss her life and poetry, and read from her works at the Downtown...

Tech N9ne Gets Down with Boulevard on New Brew

Take Boulevard Wheat, improvise with some pineapple and coconut flavors and throw down some Tech N9ne and you've got a new collaboration from two...

Embassy Suites Anticipates Mid-2020 Opening in Old Federal Reserve

By Kevin Collison The long-awaited redevelopment of the historic Federal Reserve Bank building into a 321-room Embassy Suites hotel is back on track and is...

Dog Day Afternoon in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It was a true dog day afternoon in the East Crossroads Sunday, with hundreds of hounds and their owners enjoying a microbrewery...

Fall Completion Expected for $65M Traders Apartment Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison A $65 million redevelopment of the historic Traders National Bank Building at 1125 Grand into 201 apartments is expected to be completed...