Crossroads Sculptor Offers Healing Idea for Former Confederate Memorial Site

By Kevin Collison Sculptor Spencer Schubert has his works prominently displayed across the region from Manhattan to Jefferson City, and now wants to do something...

New 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City Wraps Hospitality Around Art

(Updated July 31: AccorHotels, a French firm, has acquired 21cMuseum Hotels, paying $51 million to purchase 85 percent of the firm. 21c founders Laura...

Kansas City Jazz Swings Across Downtown

By Kim Mueller Lonnie McFadden stood smiling beside the piano inspecting his trumpet before beginning his regular gig at The Phoenix where he entertains the...

Vibrant Crossroads Street Art Scene Subject of New Guided Tour

By Kevin Collison To the uneducated eye, when it comes to the explosion of street art brightening the alleys and buildings in the Crossroad Arts...

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...

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...

KC Live’s Theater-Size Video Screen Debuts for Big 12 Tournament

It's become harder to leave the pre-game partying in the Kansas City Live! courtyard to walk over to the actual event at Sprint Center. The...

Sequence Climb Bringing ‘Bouldering’ to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Graham Hess has seen how light rail galvanized Salt Lake City's downtown, and when Kansas City started its streetcar, he knew downtown...

UMKC Downtown Conservatory Plan Collapses After Losing Key Funding

By Kevin Collison In a major setback to downtown's cultural ambitions, the planned UMKC Downtown Conservatory has suffered a fatal financial blow, losing a $20...

Restored 1887 Mansion Offers Unique Airbnb Stay on Downtown’s West Side

By Kevin Collison The 130-year-old Queen Anne Revival Victorian mansion on downtown's West Side charmed Megan Duma the moment she saw it listed more than...