Mayor Invites Kevin Strickland to Light Tree at Crown Center

Today's lighting of the Mayor's Christmas Tree at Crown Center will have a special guest, recently-freed prisoner Kevin Strickland. "We are honored to have Kevin...

Folly Receives Key $2M Gift from Sunderland Foundation

The historic Folly Theater is receiving a $2 million gift from the Sunderland Foundation to boost a capital campaign that includes new seating, the...

Mayor ‘Bullish’ About Federal Grant for South Loop Link Proposal

By Kevin Collison A recent trip to Washington has left Mayor Quinton Lucas "bullish" that federal funding to help start building a long-sought deck and...

Holiday Pop-Ups Returning to Downtown

The holiday spirits are returning to downtown with the opening of two, festive pop-up bars, one in the Power & Light District, the other...

Kaw Makeover Including New Park, Bike Trails, Opening Next October

By Kevin Collison After decades of being a scraggly backwater, the Kaw River in the West Bottoms will be transformed with a new park and...

Riverfront Soccer Stadium Planned, Includes ‘Massive’ Bar Overlooking Water

By Kevin Collison A $70 million, privately-funded women's professional soccer stadium planned for the riverfront should spur more intensive residential development and quicken the pace...

Historic Boone Theater Renovation Progresses in 18th & Vine District

By Kevin Collison The renovation of the historic Boone Theater as an entertainment and media center in the heart of the 18th and Vine District...

Cornucopia Brings Carnival, Fall Festivities This Weekend to Downtown

Grand Boulevard by the T-Mobile Center will become a carnival midway this weekend with a Ferris wheel and other rides as part of the...

‘Auschwitz,’ Union Station’s Most Ambitious Exhibition, Runs Through March

(Editor's note: CityScene is taking some time off for a vacation, this article originally appeared on June 10.) By Kevin Collison "Auschwitz, Not Long Ago, Not...

Ultra-Luxury Hotel Proposal by Kauffman Center Before Council

(UPDATED: Oct. 12. The full City Council rejected the Hotel Bravo! development proposal at its meeting Oct. 7 by an 11-1 vote. Councilwoman Katheryn...