Kimpton Wins City Incentives, $95M Luxury Hotel Plans 2021 Opening

By Kevin Collison A $95 million Kimpton Hotel that would serve as the gateway to a proposed cultural district of Kansas City's premier art institutions...

Barrel of the Bottoms Rolls Out Podcasts and Laughs

By Kevin Collison Barrel of the Bottoms is a recording studio with a sense of humor on the side. Now in its second year, the venture...

Acme Building Revived as Home for KC Artists Coalition and Apartments

By Kevin Collison A once-battered and empty building at 3200 Gillham Road will be the new home of the Kansas City Artists Coalition, part of...

Collective EX Adds Creative Collaboration to East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Johnny Dawbarn learned the value of creative collaboration during his time in the corporate world at Hallmark and now he's established a...

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...

Isle of Capri Casino Sale Renews Hope for Streetcar Connection

By Kevin Collison The pending purchase of the Isle of Capri Casino by a new owner who promises to reinvest significantly in the tired riverfront...

Charlotte Street Foundation Finds Permanent Home Near Downtown

The Charlotte Street Foundation has found a permanent home at last and plans to renovate a building at 3333 Wyoming St. into a center...

J. Rieger Rolls Out Top-Shelf Destination Distillery in East Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Andy Rieger is betting big his classy, new distillery and entertainment destination in the historic Heim Brewery Building will be a major...

KC Live! and Downtown Score Big Time with World Cup Fans

By Kevin Collison Kansas City Live! cemented its reputation as being the place to gather in the metro to watch big sporting events with more...

Star Wars Launches Crown Center Free WeekEnder Series July 12

Free Friday night movies and live music with food trucks at a downtown, outdoor venue easily reached by streetcar, what's not to like? Crown Center...