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Union Station Adding Soaring Sculpture to Downtown Skyline

Editor's Update: Union Station announced over the weekend the "Reflecting Motion" sculpture experienced significant damage during a freak thunderstorm with high winds last Wednesday...

Just in Time for Dog Days, Bar K Opening Soon on Riverfront

By Kevin Collison Brooke Laws and her pal Gatsby had been at a loss since July 22. Their favorite hangout, Bar K, had closed its West...

New 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City Wraps Hospitality Around Art

(Updated July 31: AccorHotels, a French firm, has acquired 21cMuseum Hotels, paying $51 million to purchase 85 percent of the firm. 21c founders Laura...

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...

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...

Restored 1887 Mansion Offers Unique Airbnb Stay on Downtown’s West Side

By Kevin Collison The 130-year-old Queen Anne Revival Victorian mansion on downtown's West Side charmed Megan Duma the moment she saw it listed more than...

UMKC Downtown Conservatory Plan Collapses After Losing Key Funding

By Kevin Collison In a major setback to downtown's cultural ambitions, the planned UMKC Downtown Conservatory has suffered a fatal financial blow, losing a $20...