Downtown Treat: Free Scoop of Ice Cream to Serve a Good Cause

Here's a sweet downtown challenge. Denali Flavors will donate $10,000 to the Salvation Army of Kansas City if it can attract enough ice cream lovers...

Historic Kansas City Honors Pickwick Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The newly-renovated East 9 at Pickwick Plaza apartment project was honored with two top awards from Historic Kansas City Wednesday, the city's...

Nation’s First Daycare for Kids with Immune Deficiencies Planned Near Union Hill

By Kevin Collison What's being described as the nation's first licensed day care center for children with weakened immune systems is planned for donated space...

Mayoral Candidates Talk Downtown: Councilwoman Jolie Justus

Editor's note: Kansas City voters are preparing to elect a new mayor to replace Mayor Sly James, who has reached the end of his...

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...

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...

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...

Katz Proposal Purrs Past Plan Commission

By Kevin Collison Some design tweaks to a proposed apartment development that also would restore the historic Katz Drug Store in Midtown helped the project...

Fringe Fest Getting ‘Back Off Ground’ with High-Rise Fundraiser

By Kevin Collison After a Covid shutdown that disrupted Fringe Fest, forcing the edgy, annual arts festival to lay off employees and go virtual, the...

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...