New Brewer’s Kitchen Blends Craft Beers and Burgers

By Kevin Collison Chris Riggins wants his new Brewer's Kitchen scheduled to open June 15 at 3107 Gillham Rd. to be the hangout for the...

Chances Social Completes STRETCH’s Entertainment District

By Kevin Collison Chances Social opens Sunday at 419 E. 18th St., and owner STRETCH views his new coffee shop and bar as the last...

Mildred’s Original Downtown Spot Shifts to More Visible Quarters

By Kevin Collison Most people associate Mildred's, the popular cafe and coffee shop, with the Crossroads Arts District. But did you know there's another Mildred's in...

Streetcar Grille & Tavern Opening at 16th and Main This Summer

By Kevin Collison Kurt Oliver believes his new Streetcar Grille & Tavern expected to open this July at 16th and Main will have more than...

PT’s Coffee Opening Second Downtown Shop

By Kevin Collison PT's Coffee is opening a second downtown outlet on the street level of the Power & Light Apartments next month, the first...

Bar + Rec Plans Lively Entertainment Center in Old KC Star Building

By Kevin Collison Bar + Rec, the first tenant announced for the ongoing redevelopment of the old Kansas City Star building, has a year-old pile...

Thou Mayest Returns, Buys Quay Coffee and Plans New Concept

By Kevin Collison Thou Mayest, the popular East Crossroads establishment that shut down in December, is returning downtown, but with a new game plan. The coffee...

New River Market Restaurant ‘Chicken Please’ Goes Beyond Brazil

By Kevin Collison Two Brazilian volleyball buddies who brought a "Taste" of their home country to the River Market six years ago are opening a...

Craft Beer Fan Adding ‘Oak & Steel’ to Crossroads Garage

By Kevin Collison What's now an empty ground-level space in the Webster House parking garage at 17th and Wyandotte is slated to become the location...

Troost Restaurants Strive, Thrive and Help Revive Downtown Neighborhood

By Jill Wendholt Silva Thelma’s Kitchen is a non-profit, pay-what-you-can café. Ruby Jean’s is a for-profit juicery. What do these two businesses have in common? Try food,...