Mayoral Candidate Jolie Justus Discusses Her Downtown Vision

(Editor's note. Both mayoral candidates were invited by CityScene KC to write about their vision for greater downtown. Election Day is Tuesday, June 18) By...

Mayoral Candidates Talk Downtown: Councilwoman Alissia Canady

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...

MEDiAHEAD! Switches to Fun-Time Production During Covid Crisis

By Kevin Collison Being stuck at home with kids looking for something fun to do during the Covid-19 crisis can try the patience of any...

CID Workers on Front Line Sanitizing Public Spaces During Covid Crisis

By Kevin Collison The "bumble bees" who've come to symbolize the greater commitment to the safety and maintenance of downtown have taken on a new...

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...

End of River Market Era, Pioneering Developer Dana Gibson Sells Holdings

By Kevin Collison Dana Gibson, who along with Mel Mallin began developing residential projects in the River Market in 1984, has sold his holdings, the...

Beloved City Market Flutist Marvin Hollinshed ‘Played Right Up Until the End’

He was the Saturday soundtrack for visitors to the City Market for many years. On hot mornings, Marvin Hollinshed was often the first person you'd...

Spectacular Liberty Memorial Poppy Display to Honor Centennial of World War I Armistice

"In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row..." "In Flanders Fields," written by Lt. Col. John McCrae in 1915 to honor a fallen...

Downtown Council Holiday Drive Collects Clothing and Toys for Homeless Families

The Downtown Council of Kansas City is rolling out the holiday barrels again to collect coats, clothing and toys for homeless families who use...

Downtown Retail Survivor Bob Jones Shoes ‘Retiring’ After Almost 60 Years

By Kevin Collison The irony of Bob Jones Shoes making it through the tough times only to close now that downtown Kansas City is back...