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Event and Commercial Uses Planned for Longtime Eyesore Buildings on Grand

By Kevin Collison The last major blighted properties along an approximately four-block stretch of Grand Boulevard between 19th Street and Truman Road are slated for...

UMKC Downtown Arts Campus Funding to be Considered by Governor in Mid-May

By Kevin Collison State funding for the planned downtown Conservatory of Dance and Music, called the “largest project in UMKC history,” is expected to be...

Pawn & Pint Finally Adds Beers to Bites and Boards

By Kevin Collison It took a move from the Crossroads, but downtown board game enthusiasts now have a relaxing space where they can have a...

Folk Alliance Welcomed to New Crossroads Digs

By Kevin Collison The Folk Alliance dedicated its new home in the Crossroads Arts District Thursday and the international music organization was welcomed by Mayor...

Kansas City Museum Opening Downtown Exhibition Space in the Historic Garment District

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Museum is opening downtown exhibition space this summer in the 800 Broadway building in the heart of the Historic...

Union Station Evolves with Imaginative Dinosaur Exhibit

By Kevin Collison It's a matchup display any dinosaur-crazy kid would enjoy and 125 million years later, part of a major, new exhibition that heralds...

Quality Hill Playhouse Opens ‘The Q,’ Adds Full Bar and Quadruples Lobby

By Kevin Collison The Quality Hill Playhouse has expanded into long-dormant space at 10th and Central streets, dramatically expanding the size of its lobby and...

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...

Afterword Tavern Brings Fresh Food, Drink and Ideas to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison If there's one thing Christian Overgaard would like to see happen when people visit his new place, Afterword Tavern & Shelves, its...

Irish Fest Brings Lots of Gaelic Fun and Dollars to Downtown Kansas City This...

Kansas City Irish Fest 2017 kicks off its traditional Labor Day weekend Friday, and its growing success mirrors the rebound of downtown since the...