Downtown Council Seeks Federal Grant to Advance South Loop Deck Plan

By Kevin Collison The Downtown Council is applying for a federal grant to continue planning an estimated $160 million South Loop Link that would create...

Katz Owner Seeks Demo Permit After Redevelopment Plan Denied

(Updated July 1: The City Council voted 9-2 to reconsider the Katz redevelopment project and send it back to committee at the request of...

UMKC Proposing Student Housing, Retail by Planned Streetcar Terminus

By Kevin Collison A new UMKC master plan that calls for developing housing for 500 students along with retail space at the terminus of the...

Grand Avenue Temple Closes, Downtown Sanctuary Since 1912

GUEST COMMENTARY By Bryan Cisler After more than 100 years, today (June 27) was the final service for Grand Avenue Temple - a Methodist church in...

City Hall Routes Streetcar Tax Assessment Down Wrong Track

By Kevin Collison The streetcar financial board plan to inform property owners about the upcoming special tax assessment for the Main Street expansion was derailed...

‘War Remains,’ Virtual Visit to Trench Combat ‘Hell,’ Sellout WWI Museum Attraction

By Kevin Collison You could call "War Remains," the new virtual reality experience at the National World War I Museum, a blockbuster attraction, except for...

Katz Redevelopment Plan Sparks Incentive Debate on Streetcar Route

(Updated June 25: Lux Living, the developer that wanted to renovate the historic Katz Drugstore and build an apartment project, dropped the deal after...

‘Auschwitz,’ Union Station’s Most Ambitious Exhibition, Runs Through January

By Kevin Collison "Auschwitz, Not Long Ago, Not Far Away" is Union Station's most ambitious exhibition to date and you find its title is no...

North Loop Among ‘Freeways without Futures’ in New National Report

By Kevin Collison The downtown North Loop is among 15 freeways throughout the country that should be removed and their tracks revitalized according to a...

Zion-Inspired Hydration Station Spouts at Berkley Riverfront Park

By Kevin Collison A refreshing idea that impressed Jared Campbell while visiting Zion National Park is about to spout at Berkley Riverfront Park, and possibly...