College Basketball Experience Refreshing Its Game

By Kevin Collison The College Basketball Experience next to the Sprint Center is replacing some dead wood, specifically its center basketball court which has gotten...

Vibrant Crossroads Street Art Scene Subject of New Guided Tour

By Kevin Collison To the uneducated eye, when it comes to the explosion of street art brightening the alleys and buildings in the Crossroad Arts...

Tivoli Cinemas Ends 36-Year Run in Westport

By Kevin Collison Tivoli Cinemas, a destination for regional fans of foreign and independent films since 1983, is closing its doors in Westport this Friday. "The...

Kemper Arena, Traders Among Projects Honored by Historic KC

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of two mid-20th Century buildings in greater downtown you wouldn't automatically consider historic plus more traditional landmarks such as...

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...

Stonehenge Dropping at Union Station, Follows Big Dinosaur Success

Union Station is going back in time again for its next major exhibition, although not as far as its hugely successful "Dinosaurs Revealed!" show...

Convivial Promises Namesake Vibe at New Shop in Former YJ’s Space

By Kevin Collison Chentell Shannon wants to keep the friendly, lively, enjoyable--in a word--"convivial" vibe of the former YJ's Crossroads space when she opens her...

Porter Teleo Designs for the World from East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Porter Teleo, an international wallpaper and fabric design firm, got its start 15 years ago when two dynamic women met for coffee...

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...

East Crossroads Record Shops Play Well Together

By Brian McTavish It was summer 2015 when Josey Records, a small Dallas-based chain, and tiny indie Revolution Records opened almost around the corner from...