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Bar + Rec Plans Lively Entertainment Center in Old KC Star Building

By Kevin Collison Bar + Rec, the first tenant announced for the ongoing redevelopment of the old Kansas City Star building, has a year-old pile...

KCAI Launches Liberal Arts Project, Part of $30M Campus Overhaul

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute kicked off construction of a new liberal arts building last week, part of a $30 million campus...

College Basketball Experience Refreshing Its Game

By Kevin Collison The College Basketball Experience next to the Sprint Center is replacing some dead wood, specifically its center basketball court which has gotten...

Vibrant Crossroads Street Art Scene Subject of New Guided Tour

By Kevin Collison To the uneducated eye, when it comes to the explosion of street art brightening the alleys and buildings in the Crossroad Arts...

Tivoli Cinemas Ends 36-Year Run in Westport

By Kevin Collison Tivoli Cinemas, a destination for regional fans of foreign and independent films since 1983, is closing its doors in Westport this Friday. "The...

Kemper Arena, Traders Among Projects Honored by Historic KC

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of two mid-20th Century buildings in greater downtown you wouldn't automatically consider historic plus more traditional landmarks such as...

Union Station Adding Soaring Sculpture to Downtown Skyline

By Kevin Collison Union Station is adding a shape-shifting display of magic to the downtown skyline this summer with a huge floating sculpture described as...

Stonehenge Dropping at Union Station, Follows Big Dinosaur Success

Union Station is going back in time again for its next major exhibition, although not as far as its hugely successful "Dinosaurs Revealed!" show...

Convivial Promises Namesake Vibe at New Shop in Former YJ’s Space

By Kevin Collison Chentell Shannon wants to keep the friendly, lively, enjoyable--in a word--"convivial" vibe of the former YJ's Crossroads space when she opens her...

Porter Teleo Designs for the World from East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Porter Teleo, an international wallpaper and fabric design firm, got its start 15 years ago when two dynamic women met for coffee...