Nearby Neighborhoods Big Part of ‘Imagine Downtown KC’

By Kevin Collison The Imagine Downtown KC project launched by the Downtown Council last summer is deep into reimagining a new relationship between downtown as...

Chaotic Downtown Stunt-Driving Part of Long, Reckless Season

By Kevin Collison A raucous stunt-driving session that closed one of downtown's most visible intersections over the weekend is the latest outrage in what's been...

New Strategy Hopes to Reanimate Disney Laugh-O-Gram Building

By Kevin Collison Backers of the effort to reanimate the historic Laugh-O-Gram building where Walt Disney got his start a century ago believe they finally...

Downtown Council Drops Homeless Camp Idea, Welcomes Donations to Community Center

By Kevin Collison The Downtown Council's efforts to help the homeless population got some good news this Thanksgiving week, tempering the collapse of its proposal...

Affordable Apartment Proposal Would Bring More Bark to Berkley

By Kevin Collison The organization behind The Grooming Project, a non-profit that provides career training in dog grooming for impoverished single parents, wants to open...

Veterans Day Event at WWI Museum Includes Skydivers and KC Symphony

The Veterans Day celebration at the National World I Museum and Memorial starts soaring at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday when a parachute team featuring veterans...

Downtown Council Hopes to Open Homeless Camp Before Winter

By Kevin Collison With the homeless population swollen by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Downtown Council is looking to Lawrence for an idea to help shelter...

Penn Valley Campus Adding Engineering Technology Building

The engineering technology program at Metropolitan Community College is being relocated to the school's Penn Valley campus near downtown and will be housed in...

New Voice for Growing Downtown Residential Community

By Kevin Collison If the residents of greater downtown could elect their own mayor, Jared Campbell would likely be a top candidate. Campbell moved to Quality...

Community Christian Sparks Campaign to Rekindle ‘Steeple of Light’

By Kevin Collison Community Christian Church has been baptized officially as a historic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a designation that's sparking a fundraising...