Our Daily Nada Opening in River Market, Joins Growing Cafe Scene

By Kevin Collison Our Daily Nada, the anticipated new River Market bookstore and cafe, expects to open this week, featuring the welcoming escape envisioned in...

Just in Time for Dog Days, Bar K Opening Soon on Riverfront

By Kevin Collison Brooke Laws and her pal Gatsby had been at a loss since July 22. Their favorite hangout, Bar K, had closed its West...

Drury Wants to Raze Historic Board of Ed Building, Replace with $50M Hotel

(Editor's note: Updated with image of a proposed 21-story Drury Hotel in downtown Nashville) By Kevin Collison Drury Hotels wants to demolish the vacant Board of...

Ambitious $95M Redevelopment Plan for Former KC Star Includes New Marketplace, Underground Parking

By Kevin Collison (Update: The development agreement was approved unanimously by City Council Thursday) A $95 million redevelopment plan for the former Kansas City Star property...

West Bottoms Flats Starting Soon, First Major Renovation Project in Historic Warehouse District

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin soon on the $68 million West Bottoms Flats apartment development, the first major renovation project in the...

New 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City Wraps Hospitality Around Art

(Updated July 31: AccorHotels, a French firm, has acquired 21cMuseum Hotels, paying $51 million to purchase 85 percent of the firm. 21c founders Laura...

Bird Arrives Downtown, ‘Lil Lectric’ Scooters Not Without Controversy

By Kevin Collison The Bird quietly scooted into downtown Kansas City Wednesday, a new smartphone-based personal transportation method that like its predecessors Lyft and Uber,...

Three Downtown Sites Pitched for UMKC Conservatory, Westport H.S. Also Candidate

By Kevin Collison At least three downtown locations are being pitched for the proposed UMKC Conservatory, including Barney Allis Plaza, according to Downtown Council officials,...

Looking Up in the Crossroads, a Dramatic 14-Story Apartment Proposal

By Kevin Collison Copaken Brooks is proposing a 14-story apartment tower at 18th and Walnut, a striking addition to the skyline that would replace a...

Voters Overwhelming Approve Local Funding to Extend Streetcar to UMKC, Next Stop Washington

By Kim Mueller Kansas City voters living within the Main Street Transportation Development District (TDD) overwhelming approved local funding needed to extend the streetcar route...