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Crossroads Community Association Celebrates 20 Years Creating a Neighborhood

By Kevin Collison When the Crossroads Community Association began 20 years ago, its sprawling 90-block turf of old, brick commercial buildings sandwiched between downtown and...

KC Live! Cautiously Welcomes Big 12 Basketball Fans

KC Live! is welcoming fans to the Big 12 Basketball Tournament starting today, but like the event itself, it's following pandemic health guidelines and...

KC Symphony Moving to Webster House, New Movement for Old School

By Kevin Collison The historic Webster House at 17th and Wyandotte will be the new headquarters of the Kansas City Symphony, returning music and life...

Forget the Alamo, Remember the B&B?

By Kevin Collison The historic Mainstreet Theater at 14th and Main has played many roles throughout its 100-year history--Orpheum, RKO, Empire, AMC and most recently...

Finalists Named in Prestigious ULI East Village Design Competition, Ballpark in Mix

By Kevin Collison Four teams of graduate students from top universities throughout North America are finalists for a prestigious design competition that tasked contestants with...

Airline History Museum Hits Turbulence with Landlord

By Kevin Collison The Airline History Museum, an attraction at the Wheeler Downtown Airport for 35 years, is fighting to prevent its collection of classic...

Are We Live Yet, Downtown?

By Kevin Collison Live entertainment is slowly returning to downtown stages and sports venues, but that world isn't expect to return to anything close to...

Historic Attucks School to Become Major Art Center at 18th & Vine

By Kevin Collison The resurrection of the historic Attucks School as a major art center at the 18th & Vine Jazz District is moving forward,...

Hotel Kansas City Looks to Local Artists for Style

By Kevin Collison The recently-opened Hotel Kansas City has emerged as a significant new patron of local artists and crafts people, spending an estimated $175,000...

Monarchs 21st C Reboot Honors Past and Helps Museum’s Future

By Kevin Collison While the new Kansas City Monarchs reboot is a salute to the Negro Leagues storied past, it also should yield significant revenues...