‘Hypebeast’ Boutique Opening at Crown Center

Initial, a streetwear boutique that describes itself as specializing in "hypebeast fashion," is opening a shop on the second floor of the Crown Center...

Firebrand Collective Offers West Bottoms Work Space for Women

By Kevin Collison The old warehouses of the West Bottoms are home to a variety of unique, entrepreneurial ventures and the growing co-working trend is...

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Historic Interstate Building

By Kevin Collison The historic Interstate Building at 417 E. 13th St. has reopened as a 73-room Holiday Inn Express, a $9.5 million project that...

KC Barbell Beefs Up Size at New Location Near Crown Center

By Kevin Collison As soon as the city gives the all clear from Covid-19 health restrictions, Jay Ashman and his partners are ready to teach...

WeWork Dramatically Expands Downtown Footprint

WeWork announced this morning its leasing more than 100,000 square feet in the lightwell building, formerly City Center Square, adding to its already sizable...

New Downtown Hampton Features Balconies, Streetcar-Savvy Starbucks

By Kevin Collison The new Hampton by Hilton opening soon on the northeast corner of 16th and Main already has booked a high-profile guest, a...

New Hotel Indigo Lifts Lasting Toast to Pioneering Crossroads Artist

By Kevin Collison Jim Leedy, the renowned artist who pioneered the Crossroads Arts District in 1985, knows what he wants when someone decides to name...

McCownGordon Celebrates Start of Downtown Headquarters Project

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction celebrated the start of a $10.5 million renovation project that will convert a three-story building at 850 Main St. into...

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...

Porter Teleo Designs for the World from East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Porter Teleo, an international wallpaper and fabric design firm, got its start 15 years ago when two dynamic women met for coffee...