Port KC Pursuing Beer Garden and More for Berkley Riverfront Park

By Kevin Collison Port KC is contemplating a beer garden and cafe at Berkley Riverfront Park to help satisfy thousands of volleyball players and create...

Plan to Rebuild Barney Allis Plaza Revived by Council

(Updated Sept. 3. Supporters of rebuilding Barney Allis Plaza and its underground garage hope to obtain City Council approval next March to fund the...

Revival of Historic Troost Commercial Block Continues

By Kevin Collison Seven buildings on the west side of Troost between 31st and Linwood are being renovated for commercial use, continuing a major reinvestment...

Study Seeks to Reunite River Market and Columbus Park

By Kevin Collison The community goal of reconnecting Columbus Park and the River Market by removing the barrier of the Missouri 9 embankment is moving...

Crossroads Refuses to Suffer ‘Clever Fools’ Gladly

By Kevin Collison A leafleting campaign by a Mission company that brags about its "unique style of guerrilla marketing" has papered the Crossroads Arts District...

Historic Knickerbocker Coming Down After 40-Year Neighborhood Fight

By Kevin Collison The demolition of the historic Knickerbocker apartments, a premier address a century ago, is underway, ending a 40-year preservation struggle between its...

‘Imagine Downtown KC’ Community Planning Initiative Kicks Off Tuesday

The Downtown Council is launching a new planning initiative that will be seeking citizen input to help guide priorities for the next 10 years...

Historic Board of Ed Building Coming Down, Home for Kraft Murals Sought

By Kevin Collison Demolition of the historic former Board of Education building at 1211 McGee is expected to begin soon, although its owner remains open...

City Market Gains Bold Icon with Reconnected Walnut

By Kevin Collison Downtown has a great, new photo op, patrons have new places to relax and merchants have improved their visibility courtesy of the...

Downtown Dish Debuts, Weekly Zoom Event Promotes Food and Drink

By Kevin Collison What started as a way to promote the City Market during construction is expanding via Zoom to boost restaurants and bars throughout...