Developer Pursuing Two Historic Apartment Projects in ‘Fringe’ Between Downtown and Midtown

By Kevin Collison A pair of historic buildings in what their developer calls the "fringe" area between downtown and midtown are on their way...

Kansas City’s First Membership-Only Dog Park Off and Running (and Barking) at West Terrace...

Downtown Kansas City's population boom has not only been people, many of the new residents are co-habitating with their favorite canines. That's the impetus for...

Almost Full Commerce Tower Holds Grand Opening; Added Bonus, Dowdy CVS Pharmacy Next Door...

By Kevin Collison The $139 million redevelopment of the historic Commerce Tower, described as a 'vertical neighborhood,' held its grand opening this week and 95...

Messenger Coffee Sending Savory Aroma of Roasting Beans and Baking Bread to Grand Boulevard

By Kevin Collison The intersection of 17th and Grand will soon become the most irresistible olfactory zone in downtown Kansas City with the arrival Oct....

Apartment Development at 27th and Troost Near Hospital Hill Receives Nod for Tax Incentives

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin this fall on a $24 million apartment project that will replace a vacant, decrepit block at 27th...

Crossroads Academy Wants to Open Permanent High School in Historic Attucks School in 18th...

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Academy hopefully has found a new permanent home for its downtown high school, the long-vacant, historic Attucks School in the...

Church of Scientology Expected to Begin Renovation of Historic Downtown Building for New Home...

By Kevin Collison Ten years after purchasing the historic City Bank Building at 1801 Grand Blvd., the Church of Scientology is expected to begin renovation...

Former KC Chiefs Cheerleaders Opening Crossroads Dance and Fitness Boutique for Adults Next Month

By Kevin Collison Two former Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders are opening a dance and fitness studio in the Crossroads Arts District next month designed to...

Quality Hill Residents Tired of Being in the Dark

By Kevin Collison When the Quality Hill neighborhood first opened in the mid-1980s on the west side of downtown, among its charms were the old-fashioned...

Historic Kansas City Club Expected to Reopen in December as ‘Urban Resort’

By Kevin Collison The historic Kansas City Club at 918 Baltimore Ave. is being renovated to become an "urban resort" by the Denver investor who...