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Two Light Art Evokes Kansas City Cool

By Kim Mueller One hundred years after leaving Kansas City, Ernest Hemingway’s spirit returned when Two Light apartments opened its doors earlier this month. Images of...

Downtown Stanford Comedy Club Struggles to Recover from ‘Incident’

By Kevin Collison General Manager Richard Montano is upfront about how a shooting incident Feb. 25 has hurt business at the Stanford 813 comedy club,...

Building Housing Crossroad’s Favorites YJ’s, Birdies Sold

By Kevin Collison The red-brick building at the corner of the Crossroad Arts District's funkiest retail scene has been sold, leaving unclear the future of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Art in the Loop Returns to Downtown

By Kim Mueller Be prepared to play in the city this summer when art comes alive in the park, library, streetcar and studios as part...

Restored Savoy Grill is Centerpiece of New 21c Museum Hotel

By Kevin Collison First off, breathe easy Kansas City history buffs. The inner sanctum of the Savoy Grill, that 1903 time-capsule of dark oak woodwork, terrazzo...

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...