Fox and Pearl Expanding ‘Midwestern Bistro’ Quarters on West Side

By Kevin Collison A 110 year-old building on downtown's west side that's seen its share of culinary reincarnations since starting life as a Swedish...

East Crossroads Mainstay ‘Thou Mayest’ Seeking New ‘Flagship’ Location

By Kevin Collison Thou Mayest, the laid-back coffee shop and tavern that has helped define the East Crossroads vibe since it opened four years ago,...

Michael Smith’s Italian Restaurant ‘Farina’ Opening Late January

Celebrated chef Michael Smith's new restaurant concept "Farina" is scheduled to open in late January at 19th and Baltimore in the Crossroads Arts District. The...

Made in KC Artisan Cooperative Pulling Into the River Market

By Kevin Collison Made in Kansas City is pulling into the River Market, occupying the vintage streetcar permanently parked at the corner of Fifth and...

Historic KC Club Reopens as Event Space Following $3M Renovation

By Kevin Collison A former downtown gathering place for Kansas City power brokers back in the day has reopened as spiffed-up venue for a new...

Meddys Bringing Eastern Mediterranean Cuisine to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Meddys, a popular Wichita restaurant serving healthy dishes from Lebanon and the Eastern Mediterranean region, plans to open its first out-of-town outlet...

Wonder Shops + Flats Add Yeast to Ongoing Troost Revival

By Kevin Collison The Troost revival is continuing to rise with the Wonder Shops + Flats mixed-use development nearing completion in the former Wonder Bread...

Crossroads Hotel a Striking Addition to Downtown Hospitality Scene

By Kevin Collison The bland exterior of the new Crossroads Hotel at 2101 Central may fool you, but once inside the historic brick shell you'll...

Guy Fieri Driving Into KC Live! Next Year with New Restaurant

Guy Fieri, the flamboyant host of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," is rolling out a new "one-of-a-kind" restaurant at the Kansas City Live! block next...

West Bottoms Whiskeys Adds New Spirits to Historic Industrial District

By Kevin Collison The West Bottoms' massive old industrial buildings are an inexpensive haven for hundreds of downtown creatives living their dream and Alex Lindsey...