Charlotte Street Launches New Performance Space on Broadway

By Kevin Collison The Charlotte Street Foundation, a cutting-edge downtown cultural fixture for years, has found a permanent space for performance works on Broadway--at least...

Downtown Open Returns, Fun Chance to Hit Golf Balls Off Tall Buildings

By Kevin Collison The new streetcar has been a vehicle for a lot of things--downtown commuting, spurring development and drawing weekend tourists--but a golf cart? That's...

‘Bird’ Celebration Takes Wing This Week in Downtown Kansas City, Elsewhere

By Kevin Collison The Fourth Annual Charlie Parker Celebration, an event that honors both the music legend and boosts Kansas City's current jazz scene, begins...

Art in the Loop Returns to Downtown

By Kim Mueller Be prepared to play in the city this summer when art comes alive in the park, library, streetcar and studios as part...

Spectacular Liberty Memorial Poppy Display to Honor Centennial of World War I Armistice

"In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row..." "In Flanders Fields," written by Lt. Col. John McCrae in 1915 to honor a fallen...

Holiday Magic Begins at Union Station Saturday

Union Station begins the holiday season this Saturday with a day full of free activities for the family capped by the colorful illumination of...

Pending Sale of Crossroads Building Housing YJ’s Stirs ‘Hate Mail’

By Kevin Collison The pending sale of the building housing longtime Crossroads favorite YJ's Snack Bar has stirred up strong passions, prompting the expected buyer...

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...

Kansas City Museum Opening Downtown Exhibition Space in the Historic Garment District

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Museum is opening downtown exhibition space this summer in the 800 Broadway building in the heart of the Historic...

Folly Theater Fundraising for Ambitious Improvement Plan and Endowment

By Kevin Collison The historic Folly Theater, a downtown cultural jewel for 118 years, is in the middle of its most ambitious fundraising and improvement...