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...

River Market Streets Closed for Fire Department Anniversary Celebration

By Kim Mueller With fanfare and several street barricades, the Kansas City Fire Department paused River Market traffic Wednesday to celebrate its 150th anniversary as...

Ultra-Luxury $63 Million Hotel Proposed Near Kauffman Center

(Editor's note: The Denver architect of the proposed Bravo! Hotel has merged his firm with CannonDesign. New renderings of the project have been added...

City Seeks Proposals for Big Overhaul of Barney Allis Plaza and Garage

By Kevin Collison The city is seeking proposals for a major overhaul of Barney Allis Plaza and its garage, following up on a study that...

UMKC Downtown Arts Campus Receives Raves from Missouri Lawmakers

By Kevin Collison The planned UMKC Downtown Conservatory will offer students sweeping views of downtown Kansas CityAfter hitting a high note last month with overwhelming...

‘Beyond the Loop’ Seeks to Relieve Downtown Freeway Damage

By Kevin Collison Beyond the Loop, a downtown planning strategy for the future of the North Loop freeway, Buck O'Neil Bridge and Independence Avenue, is...

Resurrection Opens First New Downtown Church Built in Over a Century

By Kevin Collison If you're looking for a symbol of how downtown Kansas City has revived in recent years, search no further than the new...

Downtown Rings out 2018 with Surge in Apartments and Hotel Rooms, Promise of New...

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City ends 2018 on a strong note with new apartment and hotel projects seemingly announced every other week and finally,...

Downtown Kansas City Office Vacancy Drop Leads Nation Thanks to Conversions and New Tenants

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City leads the nation these days reducing its office vacancy rate, but not because it’s returning to its heyday as...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Launches Construction of Nine-Story Research Building

Construction has begun on a nine-story research building at the Children's Mercy Hospital downtown campus following record donations totaling $150 million from the Hall Family Foundation...