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...

Downtown Food Drive Launched to Help During Covid Crisis

The Downtown Council Community Improvement District is collecting food donations throughout May to help replenish smaller food pantries serving families and individuals affected by...

Downtown Microbrew Scene Stays Healthy Despite Covid Clampdown

By Kevin Collison The downtown microbrewery scene is growling, crowling and canning its way through the current covid-19 restrictions and appears ready to emerge intact...

Webster House Closing, but Helzberg has No Plans to Walk Away

By Kevin Collison Faced with a pandemic shut-down and the likelihood its important patron, the Kauffman Center, may remain dark until at least fall, Shirley...

Crossroads Community Kitchen aka The Rieger Serves Big Helpings

By Kevin Collison There has been a lot of generous community response to the Covid-19 pandemic locally, but it would be hard to top the...

New Fundraiser Launched to Help Hard-Hit Restaurant, Bar Workers

The organizers of Curbside KC have added a new item to their menu for helping restaurant and other hospitality workers hit hard by the...

Key East Crossroads Corner Paved for Brewery Parking, Other Uses

By Kevin Collison After decades of scraggly existence, the northwest corner of 18th and Locust has been transformed into a 225-space controlled and paved public...

East Crossroads Corner Being Rebuilt, Deli and Bar Planned

By Kevin Collison A building that collapsed at the corner of 18th and Locust in the East Crossroads in October 2018 is being replaced with...

Downtown Homeless Agencies Team to Serve Meals Despite Flooding and Virus Woes

By Kevin Collison First, a broken water pipe in early February forced NourishKC out of its dining room where it served lunch for up to...

Sinkers Lounge Putting Soon in P&L District

By Kevin Collison The founder of Blade & Timber has aimed his axe at the space next door in the Power & Light District and...