Kemper Arena, Traders Among Projects Honored by Historic KC

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of two mid-20th Century buildings in greater downtown you wouldn't automatically consider historic plus more traditional landmarks such as...

Just in Time for Dog Days, Bar K Opening Soon on Riverfront

By Kevin Collison Brooke Laws and her pal Gatsby had been at a loss since July 22. Their favorite hangout, Bar K, had closed its West...

Downtown UMKC Arts Campus Idea Revived, Barney Allis Plaza in the Mix

By Kevin Collison The possibility of a UMKC arts campus in downtown Kansas City is being floated again and this time Barney Allis Plaza is...

13th Annual KC Fringe Festival Offers Late Night Gathering at New Outdoor Venue at...

The 13th Annual KC Fringe Festival continues tonight through July 30 and is using the new Haverty Family Yards outdoor venue next to Union...

Tech N9ne to Kickoff New Indoor Concert Venue in Crossroads this September; First Foray...

By Kevin Collison A couple of veterans of the Nashville concert scene are opening a new indoor venue in the Crossroads called The Truman,...

UMKC to Seek Alternative Funding for Downtown Kansas City Conservatory; Gov. Greitens Vetoes...

Despite overwhelming support from the Missouri Legislature, Gov. Eric Greitens has vetoed state funding for the proposed $96 million Downtown UMKC Conservatory project. "Today, Governor...

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...

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...

Weinberger Fine Art Opens Second Crossroads Space for Smaller Shows

By Kevin Collison One of the Crossroads most respected art galleries, Weinberger Fine Art, has opened a satellite space at 1903 Wyandotte to provide artists...

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...