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New Bookstore Cafe Promises a Bit of Paris on Delaware Street

By Kevin Collison Two attorneys are hoping to bring a little bit of Paris to Delaware Street this summer with a new bookstore, cafe and...

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...

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...

Crossroads Arts District Celebrating the Eclipse with Solanoir Street-Art Festival

The Crossroads Arts District is living up to cosmic form with a five-day, street-art celebration of the upcoming total eclipse called Solanoir. Thirty street artists...

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...

Crossroads Hotel a Striking Addition to Downtown Hospitality Scene

By Kevin Collison The bland exterior of the new Crossroads Hotel at 2101 Central may fool you, but once inside the historic brick shell you'll...

Great Car Show Returns to Liberty Memorial This Sunday

This Sunday, the grounds of Liberty Memorial will be the place to kick tires downtown when the National World I Museum and Memorial co-hosts...

Crossroads Sculptor Offers Healing Idea for Former Confederate Memorial Site

By Kevin Collison Sculptor Spencer Schubert has his works prominently displayed across the region from Manhattan to Jefferson City, and now wants to do something...

Monster and Music Greets Streetcar Riders Thanks to Art in the Loop

By Kim Mueller Streetcar riders are discovering an extra surprise this summer: a Stranger on a Train riding a Party Car. The soft sculpture monster created...

Cupid’s Arrow Points Downtown for Valentine’s Day

By Brian McTavish A key to a successful Valentine’s Day date? Location (lub-dub). Location (lub-dub). Location (lub-dub). It’s why the beating heart of downtown Kansas City...