Downtown is Center for 816 Day Celebration This Thursday

By Kim Mueller Downtown neighbors will celebrate all things Kansas City on Thursday during the second annual 816Day event inspired by the city’s area code. “It’s...

Blade & Timber Flipping from West Bottoms to Power & Light District

Blade & Timber is throwing its axe from the West Bottoms and burying it in the Power & Light District with plans to relocate...

Mayor Hosting Rock the Block Celebration Saturday at Washington Square Park

The sixth annual "Sly's Rock the Block" celebration, a free, family-oriented event, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Washington...

Something Funny Happening Downtown at The Box Gallery

By Kevin Collison A "funny" and memorable show has opened at The Box Gallery downtown, a colorful look at Andrews McMeel Universal and its influence...

Historic KC Club Reopens as Event Space Following $3M Renovation

By Kevin Collison A former downtown gathering place for Kansas City power brokers back in the day has reopened as spiffed-up venue for a new...

Downtown Dazzle Lights Up Washington Square Park This Holiday Season and Expands Schedule

By Kevin Collison The fourth annual Downtown Dazzle, downtown Kansas City's holiday showcase, is decorating Washington Square Park this year with a new light show...

Boulevardia Celebrates Fifth Year in Bottoms with Bou Lou and Tech N9ne Too

Boulevardia is back for a fifth year in the West Bottoms June 15-16 and this year's festival includes a performance by Tech N9ne paired with...

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...

UMKC Downtown Arts Campus Funding to be Considered by Governor in Mid-May

By Kevin Collison State funding for the planned downtown Conservatory of Dance and Music, called the “largest project in UMKC history,” is expected to be...

Powerful World War I Painting ‘Gassed’ to Debut New Gallery at National World War...

By Kevin Collison "Gassed," one of the most powerful works of art depicting the horrors of World War I or any  war, will be the...