East Village Developer Ready to Play Ball on Potential Downtown Stadium

(Updated Nov. 26 with new Royals owner John Sherman's first comments during a press conference at Kauffman Stadium about the potential for a downtown...

Plan Commission Endorses Waddell & Reed Design, Urges Revision to Ground Floor

By Kevin Collison The design of Waddell & Reed's new headquarters was unanimously endorsed by the City Plan Commission Tuesday after a surprisingly brief hearing...

Study Seeks to Reunite River Market and Columbus Park

(Updated Nov. 10, 2020: The Downtown Council and the city are holding a self-guided public open house from Nov. 11 through Nov. 29 to...

‘Bumblebees’ En Route to Riverfront

By Kevin Collison The familiar "bumblebees" who provide downtown security and maintenance are expanding their range to the riverfront in response to the area's growing...

Loews Now Majority Owner of Planned Downtown Convention Hotel, Preliminary Construction Expected to Begin...

By Kevin Collison New York-based hotel giant Loews has increased its investment stake to become majority owner of the planned 800-room downtown convention hotel and...

Downtown UMKC Arts Campus Idea Revived, Barney Allis Plaza in the Mix

By Kevin Collison The possibility of a UMKC arts campus in downtown Kansas City is being floated again and this time Barney Allis Plaza is...

New VisitKC Exec Anticipates Filling a ‘Saturated’ Downtown Hotel Market

By Kevin Collison The first time Jason Fulvi visited Kansas City 13 years ago, he flew back to Pittsburgh convinced there was no need to...

North Loop Pedestrian Accident ‘Robs’ Downtown of Huge Advocate

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City lost one of its most enthusiastic champions when Jared Miller was struck and killed by a semi-truck late Saturday...

Mayor Stays Close to City Hall with TIF Commission Nominees

In his first important round of appointments, Mayor Quinton Lucas has stayed close to City Hall in nominating members for the city's most high-profile...

Rightfully Sewn Shifts to Producing Fabric Masks to Help Healthcare Workers

By Kevin Collison Rightfully Sewn, the Crossroads workshop for training seamstresses, has shifted from making fashion wear to producing protective masks for healthcare workers encountering...