Dangerous Demo Site in Heart of Downtown Raises Concerns About City Indifference

By Kevin Collison A dangerous, unfenced demolition site in the heart of downtown across from Municipal Auditorium is again raising questions about how well City...

Walnut Street Reopening in City Market After 30 Year Absence

Work is well underway on reconnecting Walnut Street through the City Market with completion expected in May. The city project will reopen Walnut as a...

New Royals Owner Talks About Downtown Baseball, East Village

By Kevin Collison While cautioning it's early in the game, John Sherman, the new owner of the Royals, has no problem talking up the economic...

Greater Downtown Enters New Year Ready for Work(ers)

By Kevin Collison Greater downtown enters 2020 poised to tackle a key ingredient missing from an otherwise successful previous decade when thousands of residents, dozens...

New Midtown Leader Plans to Add Livability and Placemaking to Streetcar Expansion

By Kevin Collison Midtown KC Now, formerly MainCor, has chosen Kevin Klinkenberg as its new executive director, succeeding its longtime, respected leader Diane Burnette who...

Public Garage Plan Revived at 12th & Broadway, Land Deal Back Before Council

(Updated: The City Council Finance Committee endorsed the purchase agreement for the proposed garage site at its meeting today (Dec. 11) and the matter...

Big Affordable Housing Project Planned Near Downtown on Paseo

By Kevin Collison An ambitious plan to redevelop 11 deteriorated apartment buildings along The Paseo between Ninth and 14th streets into 197 affordable apartments was...

Downtown Council Steps Up Outreach to Homeless

By Kevin Collison The Downtown Council is continuing its outreach to the homeless population with plans to hire a social worker and find a new...

‘Rock the Red Kettle’ Kicks Off Downtown Holiday Season

By Kevin Collison The downtown holiday season kicks off Friday at the Power & Light District with the fourth annual Rock the Red Kettle, a...

Provocative New Vietnam War Exhibit at WW I Museum Through May

By Kevin Collison An unvarnished account of the Vietnam War, from the Cold War domino theory that hooked the U.S. in the 1950s, to a...