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...

City Takes Another Swing at Eventually Wooing Royals Downtown

By Kevin Collison Downtown baseball is back in the game with the city joining the Downtown Council and developer Jon Copaken in funding a $120,000...

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...

River Market Rallies Against Deportation of Blue Line Manager

By Kim Mueller Patrons poured out of The Blue Line Hockey Bar in the River Market and marched Monday in support of bar manager Leticia...

Nordstrom Design Breaks Plaza Tradition, Wins Plan Commission Support

By Kevin Collison The Country Club Plaza could have a very contemporary, new west edge where Nichols Road meets Jefferson Street following the endorsement...

Downtown YMCA Project Wins Key State Funding Needed to Complete Fundraising

By Kevin Collison After a 36 year absence, a full-service YMCA is returning to downtown Kansas City following approval Tuesday of state tax credits needed...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Plans Nine-Story Research Tower on Hospital Hill

By Kevin Collison Children's Mercy Hospital is planning a nine-story research tower at its Hospital Hill campus, continuing a boom of healthcare-related construction in that...

Plan Commission Rejects Plaza Bowl Height Restrictions, City Council Next Stop

Editor's note: Despite the Plan Commission recommendation, the Kansas City Council voted unanimously to approve the Plaza Bowl mandatory height restrictions at its meeting Thursday,...

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...