Troostival Concert Celebrates Black Culture and Troost Revival

By Kevin Collison The first annual Troostival, a celebration of Black creativity and the ongoing revival of a street traditionally associated with Kansas City racial...

Community Christian Sparks Campaign to Rekindle ‘Steeple of Light’

By Kevin Collison Community Christian Church has been baptized officially as a historic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a designation that's sparking a fundraising...

Artist Coalition Virtual Fashion Show Walks Streetcar Aisle

The Kansas City Artists Coalition is riding the rails this year for its annual Coalesce fashion show, turning the aisles of a streetcar into...

Plaza Building Morphing from Angry Graffiti to Hopeful Murals

By Kevin Collison A Plaza-area building tagged with graffiti during the George Floyd protests in late May is being transformed from what was a lingering...

Crossroads West 18th Street Fashion Show Goes Hollywood

By Kevin Collison The annual West 18th Street Fashion Show is steering clear of its Crossroads address this year and going Hollywood instead this Friday...

Plan Calls for Historic Boone Theater to be Media Hub for 18th & Vine

By Kevin Collison The historic Boone Theater in the 18th & Vine District would be redeveloped as a media and entertainment center under a proposal...

Elegant Hotel Kansas City Opens in Historic KC Club Building

By Kevin Collison The new Hotel Kansas City opened Thursday, and the beautifully restored building retains the signature features of the historic Kansas City Club...

No Vacancy Offers Cozy Stay in the Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads is home to some unique, eclectic businesses, and Spencer Sight's new hotel venture at 1717 Wyandotte certainly qualifies. It has only...

Bar K Fetches New Markets, Continues Romping on Riverfront

By Kevin Collison Bar K, the pioneering bar and café where dogs frisk with humans and one another, is expanding to St. Louis and Oklahoma...

Dynamic Kansas City Cultural District Perhaps a Streetcar Stop Away

(Editor's note: CityScene KC is taking a little time off to recharge its batteries in the Black Hills. Following the recent FTA decision to fund...