Border Brewing Relocating to Bigger Crossroads Digs This Spring

By Kevin Collison Border Brewing, the pioneering brewer that launched the East Crossroads craft beer scene in 2015, is relocating to a new space this...

Mercury Room Lifts Downtown Cocktail Scene to New Level

By Kevin Collison The Mercury Room cocktail lounge has opened its glamorous perch atop the new 14-story REVERB apartment building in the Crossroads with sky-high...

Ambassador Hotel Opens 1930s Style Jazz and Supper Club

Kansas City jazz great Lonnie McFadden has opened a club beneath the Ambassador Hotel that includes an option for patrons to enjoy a three-course...

Gourmet Grocery and Wine Shop Planned for Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A gourmet food, fine wine and spirits shop with roots in Atlanta is in the works for the Crossroads, bringing an additional...

One Less Egg in Downtown’s Breakfast Basket, Denny’s Closes

(Editor's note: After this article was posted, breakfast lovers responded via social media about other downtown options including the Town Topic, Spokes Café|Cyclery, Banksia,...

Midtown Market Opening Soon Near Planned Streetcar Stop

By Kevin Collison Main Street in Midtown is getting its first new grocery store in years, and proprietor Sheraz "Shawn" Choudry believes its location in...

Donuts and Bagels Rolling Into the East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A tasty blend of donuts, bagels, coffee and ice cream is expected to be added to the creative mix at Collective Ex...

Sauced Opens for Outdoor Lunch in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A new lunch stand called Sauced has opened in the reclaimed alley next to Corrigan Station in the Crossroads, offering burgers, chicken...

Made in KC Opens River Market Café in Vintage Streetcar

By Kevin Collison After months of bureaucratic delays, Made in Kansas City's River Market location is on track for opening this Friday, serving a...

Elegant Hotel Kansas City Opens in Historic KC Club Building

By Kevin Collison The new Hotel Kansas City opened Thursday, and the beautifully restored building retains the signature features of the historic Kansas City Club...