Grand Place, Historic KC Star Redevelopment, Tweaks Design, Opening Fall 2021

By Kevin Collison The ambitious redevelopment of the historic former Kansas City Star building into a mixed-use project called Grand Place continues to progress with...

Soulcentricitea Brewing Tea and Natural Goodness on Troost

By Kevin Collison Nika Renee is bringing her blend of tea, pastries and serenity to the Wonder Shops + Flats development at 30th and Troost,...

Flying Saucer Spins Out of Power & Light District

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, one of the earliest tenants at the Power & Light District, has closed its doors permanently, according to a...

Starbucks Opens at Crown Center, Third Downtown Location

Crown Center has opened its first full-service Starbucks, answering a question that's been on the minds of many patrons to downtown's only shopping center...

‘Canary’ Landing at Netherland, New Bar/Bistro Concept by Julep Owners

By Kevin Collison Canary, a new bistro and bar concept by the creators of Julep, will be the showpiece  tenant of the newly-opened Netherland apartment...

New Hotel Kansas City Looking for Love to Prosper

By Kevin Collison Officials at the new Hotel Kansas City scheduled to open in the historic Kansas City Club building this August believe love will...

KC Live! Reopening Soon; P&L District Covid Losses Total ‘Tens of Millions’

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Live! Block is returning to life next week after being dormant since mid-March, but with a more low-key vibe...

City Market Gains Bold Icon with Reconnected Walnut

By Kevin Collison Downtown has a great, new photo op, patrons have new places to relax and merchants have improved their visibility courtesy of the...

Downtown Dish Debuts, Weekly Zoom Event Promotes Food and Drink

By Kevin Collison What started as a way to promote the City Market during construction is expanding via Zoom to boost restaurants and bars throughout...

Nimble Brewing Joins the East Crossroads ‘Neigh-Brew-Hood’

By Kevin Collison For Kevin and Jodie Gittemeier, it's been a great love story since they met at the University of Kansas in the early...