Former Mayor Kay Barnes Belle of Downtown Council Luncheon, Gov. Parson Late Add to...

(Editor's note: The Downtown Council announced today (Jan. 18) that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will address the audience attending its annual luncheon on Jan....

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...

Dream of Reconnecting Downtown to Crossroads with Park Over South Loop Costs Much Less

By Kevin Collison A longtime dream to reconnect downtown with the Crossroads by decking the 1960s era South Loop trench may be closer to reality...

Troost Developers Deserve Support, Not Criticism

GUEST COMMENTARY By John Hoffman, principal and co-founder of UC-B Properties The recent editorial in The Kansas City Star entitled "Stop the Denverization of Kansas City....

Downtown Council Names 2017 Urban Heroes, Elects New Chairman

The Downtown Council of Kansas City has elected attorney Nate Orr, a partner at the Spencer Fane law firm, to be its new chairman...

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...

Downtown Chefs Savor the Rush of KC Restaurant Week

By Jill Wendholt Silva Michael Werner’s staff at The Jacobson in the Crossroads is preparing to get slammed during “the busiest 10 days of the...

Low-Income Housing Project to Serve Homeless, Young Adults with HIV/AIDS

By Kevin Collison A 50-unit apartment project that will set aside one-fourth of its units for homeless, young adults diagnosed with HIV/AIDS is planned for...

Downtown KC Convention Hotel Design Connects Downtown with Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The planned $310 million convention hotel project is expected to create a better pedestrian connection between major downtown destinations as well as...

City’s Development Agency Relocates to River Market

By Kevin Collison The New York-based owner of the 3Y building in the River Market has landed an influential tenant, the Economic Development Corp. of...