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 &...

Sale of The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion for Fraction of 2006 Cost Reflects...

By Kevin Collison When it opened in 2006, The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion was hailed as a major contribution to the revitalization of downtown...

Mayor James Defends Missouri Historic Tax Credit Program, Says Jeff City: “Doesn’t Like Cities”

Mayor Sly James used the grand opening of the East 9 at Pickwick Plaza redevelopment last week to champion the endangered state historic tax...

Historic Kansas City Star Building Sold, to be Redeveloped as Office Project for 1,200...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Star’s historic headquarters building at 1729 Grand Blvd. has been sold to a local developer who wants to redevelop...

Downtown Council Office Summit Offers Overview of Potential Projects

By Kevin Collison Call it a SimCity for grownups. Last week's Downtown Council office summit not only provided expert opinion on where the downtown Kansas City...