Grand Boulevard Finally Gets New Stripes, but Bicyclists Believe Much More Needed

By Kevin Collison Several years after it was proposed, Grand Boulevard is finally going on a "road diet" promised to bicyclists who now hope it's...

New Power & Light District Mural a Sky-High Tribute to Kansas City’s African-American Cultural...

By Kevin Collison Alexander Austin has worked on some big canvasses as one of the city's preeminent street muralists, but the new assignment he's executing...

Former St. Louis Mayor Tells Downtown Council New Coalition Forming to Defend Historic Tax...

By Kevin Collison Threats to the Missouri Historic Tax Credit program are prompting preservationists to forge a coalition between cities and towns to lobby legislators...

Sale of Historic Kansas City Star Building Completed, New Owner Weighing Options for Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The sale of The Kansas City Star building was completed last week although the new owner has no immediate plans to redevelop...

Huge Global Audience Views Dramatic Time-Lapse Video of Downtown Kansas City During Eclipse

By Kevin Collison What started as a brainstorming session at the World War I National Museum and Memorial has been seen by almost 1.3 million...

Beyond the Loop Offers Alternatives for O’Neil Bridge and North Loop Freeway

By Kevin Collison The public got their first look at a menu of ideas for reimagining the North Loop freeway in downtown Kansas City and...

Mayor Hosting Rock the Block Celebration Saturday at Washington Square Park

The sixth annual "Sly's Rock the Block" celebration, a free, family-oriented event, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Washington...

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...

Plan to Tame Crossroads Stretch of Oak Street with Diagonal Parking Delayed Until Spring

By Kevin Collison Oak Street through the Crossroads District of downtown sometimes can be a speedway, the worse incident perhaps occurring in late 2014 when...

City Teaming with KCP&L to Provide Free On-Street Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Downtown

Three new on-street charging stations for electric vehicles are coming online in downtown, an expansion of a program sponsored by Kansas City Power &...