Puttery, ‘Uniquely Themed’ Miniature Golf, Rolling into Plaza

By Kevin Collison Puttery, an "immersive" entertainment concept that adds cocktails, technology and food to the classic miniature golf game is coming to the Country...

NFL Draft May Make Next Year Busiest in KC Sports History

By Kevin Collison Next year may be the busiest in Kansas City sports history including up to 350,000 visitors coming downtown next spring for the...

Downtown Gets New Park Where Dogs Run Free

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared April 30, 2021) By Kevin Collison Downtown's growing canine population--and their owners--will have another place to romp free next month...

18th & Vine Concept Called ‘Beale Street,’ Sparks Council Clash

By Kevin Collison A $23 million mixed-use redevelopment proposal backed by Mayor Quinton Lucas that would add apartments and retail space to the 18th and...

Regional Skate Park, Artworks, Could ‘Enhance’ New Buck O’Neil Bridge

By Kevin Collison Creating a regional skate park beneath the approach ramps to the new Buck O'Neil Bridge is among the ideas in a report...

Final Barney Allis Plaza Rebuild Plan Has $112.4M Price Tag

By Kevin Collison Almost three years after launching its search, the city now has solid design plan and price tag for reviving the crumbling Barney...

Crossroads Community Association Celebrates 20 Years Creating a Neighborhood

Editor's note: This article originally was published March 16, 2021) By Kevin Collison When the Crossroads Community Association began 20 years ago, its sprawling 90-block turf...

Boulevardia Moving Up to Crown Center This June

Boulevardia is leaving the Bottoms for Crown Center this June, and organizers believe the shift will make the annual Father's Day weekend music and...

Converting O’Neil Bridge to Linear Park ‘Top Priority’ for City Officials

(Editor's note, updated March 3: The city announced today it is issuing a request for proposals/qualifications to study the reuse of the existing Buck...

East Crossroads Brewers & Friends Band Together to Promote District

By Kevin Collison Six years after Border Brewing, its first microbrewery, opened, the East Crossroads and its band of merry brewers, distillers and vintners are...