New Loews Key to Landing Events With Over 100K Attendees So Far

By Kevin Collison The new Loews Kansas City Convention Hotel scheduled to open April 2 already is beginning to pay off, playing a key role...

Mayor Wants Barney Allis Plaza to Be Downtown ‘Focal Point’

By Kevin Collison City officials want a solid proposal to revive the forlorn Barney Allis Plaza and its crumbling garage by this summer, saying the...

Mayor Announces Panel to Study Local Police Control, Gun Violence

(Editor's note, updated May 13. Mayor Quinton Lucas has announced his appointments to the study group on police local control and gun violence established...

Mattie Rhodes Plans New Westside Cultural Center

By Kevin Collison The Mattie Rhodes Cultural Center is nearing the completion of a fundraising campaign to build a new facility on downtown's Westside at...

Plan Commission Endorses Waddell & Reed Design, Urges Revision to Ground Floor

By Kevin Collison The design of Waddell & Reed's new headquarters was unanimously endorsed by the City Plan Commission Tuesday after a surprisingly brief hearing...

Nationally-Renowned Ballpark Author Says Timing Right to Bring Royals Downtown

By Kevin Collison Kansas City was "lucky" 15 years ago not to build a downtown ballpark when the Royals lease was last up, but that's...

Goodwill Selling Strategic East Crossroads Property on 18th Street

By Kevin Collison Goodwill is selling its former office, training and warehouse facility at 18th and Campbell, opening a strategic redevelopment opportunity between the East...

Council Committee Wants Mayor to Appoint Panel to Study Local Police Control

By Kevin Collison The controversial issue of whether the Kansas City Police Department should be returned to local control got an hour-long hearing Wednesday at...

KC Art Institute Toasts New Era with Residence Hall Opening

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute celebrated a remarkable six-year turn around Wednesday at the grand opening of its new Barbara Marshall Residence...

Waddell & Reed Project’s Lack of Sidewalk Appeal Gets Chilly Reception

By Kevin Collison The proposed design of the new Waddell & Reed downtown headquarters got a chilly reception at its first public hearing Monday, primarily...