Genghis Khan Invades Union Station

By Kevin Collison Genghis Khan, the 13th Century Mongol leader who became one of the greatest and most feared conquerors in world history, has invaded...

Big Halloween Weekend at Union Station Includes Spooky Attic

By Kevin Collison Union Station is scaring up so new business this Halloween season by opening its unused attic space as a haunted house attraction. The...

A Year Later, No Sign of Hy-Vee Arena

By Kevin Collison A year after the Hy-Vee Arena amateur sports center opened in the West Bottoms following a $39 million redevelopment, it's still invisible...

New Playground Opens at West Terrace Park

By Kevin Collison Downtown boosters like to say it's becoming a place where people can live, work and play, and last week a couple hundred...

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Winding Down Run at The Arts Asylum

By Kevin Collison The Arts Asylum production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" has two weekends left in its current run and backers say the show's first...

First Friday Hopes to Create New Tradition with Alley Art

By Kevin Collison After hitting the reset button last month, this week's First Friday in the Crossroads is returning art vendors to the mix in...

Troostapalooza Street Fair Celebrates Unity and Creativity on Troost

By Kevin Collison The second annual Troostapalooza, a street festival celebrating "makers" of all kinds and encouraging community spirit along Kansas City's historic racial divide,...

‘Lest We Forget’ Holocaust Exhibit Now at World War I Museum

By Kevin Collison "Lest We Forget," a traveling Holocaust exhibition that opened in Germany in 2015,has arrived at the National World War I Museum and...

‘Greenline’ Concept Would Loop Downtown with Recreational Trail

By Kevin Collison An ambitious plan to create a 10-mile "Greenline" recreational loop around downtown similar to the popular BeltLine in Atlanta is being...

New Blade & Timber Finds Mark in Power & Light District

By Kevin Collison  Blade & Timber is now open in the Power & Light District and so far, the owners have found their best advertisement...