New Made in Kansas City Cafe Serves Culture and Collaboration with Coffee

By Kevin Collison If the founders of the new Made in Kansas City Cafe at 1114 Baltimore achieve their goals, it will brew some revolutionary...

Papa Keno’s New Crossroads Pizzeria Savors Backdoor Success

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads newest pizzeria is a new spin on a 20 year-old franchise that started in old Overland Park. Papa Keno's opened in...

Quality Hill Playhouse Opens ‘The Q,’ Adds Full Bar and Quadruples Lobby

By Kevin Collison The Quality Hill Playhouse has expanded into long-dormant space at 10th and Central streets, dramatically expanding the size of its lobby and...

Historic Brookfield Building Reopening Soon as Hotel Indigo and Fairfax Lofts

By Kevin Collison Back in its previous heyday, the historic Fairfax building at 11th and Baltimore, later known as the Brookfield, was the place to...

Broadway Bistro Adds Jazzy New Vibe to Quality Hill Corner

By Kevin Collison A new bistro and speakeasy bar with plenty of live music on the side have opened in a historic Garment District building...

Meshuggah Bagels Rolling Into Downtown this March

By Kevin Collison The bagel that ate 39th Street last spring is rolling into downtown Kansas City, hopefully in time for the Big 12 basketball...

ClusterTruck Promises Fresher, Faster Online Downtown Meal Delivery Service from New River Market Location

By Kevin Collison (Editors note: The Kansas City ClusterTruck location opened in late December) ClusterTruck, an online meal delivery service that rolled out in downtown Indianapolis...

Winslow’s BBQ Closing its Doors Next Month after 46 Years in the River Market

By Kevin Collison Winslow's BBQ, a City Market institution that traces its roots to the "roaring" River Quay days in 1971, is going out of...

Cafe al Dente Closing Saturday, New Denver Landlord Begins Bringing Fresh Tenants to River...

By Kevin Collison Cafe al Dente is closing after 17 years in the River Market, the first business to depart following the purchase of its...

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....