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...

East Crossroads Record Shops Play Well Together

By Brian McTavish It was summer 2015 when Josey Records, a small Dallas-based chain, and tiny indie Revolution Records opened almost around the corner from...

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...

Pawn & Pint Finally Adds Beers to Bites and Boards

By Kevin Collison It took a move from the Crossroads, but downtown board game enthusiasts now have a relaxing space where they can have a...

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...

New Bookstore Cafe Promises a Bit of Paris on Delaware Street

By Kevin Collison Two attorneys are hoping to bring a little bit of Paris to Delaware Street this summer with a new bookstore, cafe and...

Hy-Vee Arena Opens, Bringing New Bounce to Bottoms

By Kevin Collison The Hy-Vee Arena formally opened last week in the West Bottoms at a ceremony where developer Steve Foutch was saluted for his...

Event and Commercial Uses Planned for Longtime Eyesore Buildings on Grand

By Kevin Collison The last major blighted properties along an approximately four-block stretch of Grand Boulevard between 19th Street and Truman Road are slated for...

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...

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...