River Bluff Expands River Market Craft Beer Scene

(Editor's note: This article originally was published Feb. 2, 2022) By Kevin Collison River Bluff Brewing, the latest addition to the greater downtown microbrewery scene, expects...

Savoy Tea Brings ‘Tea Culture’ to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The Arkansas owners of the new Savoy Tea Co. shop in the Crossroads are looking forward to brewing more interest in a...

The Parisian Café Life Comes to Westport and Main

(Editor's note: This article originally was published on June 13, 2022) By Kevin Collison A Parisian-style cocktail and dessert café has arrived at the corner of...

East Crossroads Welcomes Another ‘Artisanal Beverage,’ Hard Cider

By Kevin Collison Russ John of Brick River Cider Co. has a modest goal for his new place in the East Crossroads. "My mission is to...

Oracle Pulls Former Cerner Health Conference from KC, Big Convention Loss

By Kevin Collison Oracle is moving the former Cerner Health Conference from Kansas City to Las Vegas next year, a more than $18 million blow...

Gerard’s at The Belfry Breaks its First Rack in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Gerard's at The Belfry is opening today in the Crossroads and chef Celina Tio believes combining billiards with fine food and cocktails...

KC Hooley House Takes Former Dubliner Space in P&L District

By Kevin Collison KC Hooley House, an Irish-themed bar and restaurant, is rising from the ashes of the former Dubliner at the Power & Light...

Civic Leaders Pursue Plan to Safeguard Plaza for Another Century

By Kevin Collison The Country Club Plaza is celebrating its centennial next year and top civic leaders are laying plans to assure the venerable but...

Thirsty? Your Hoppy Guide to the Downtown KC Craft Beer Scene

(Editor's note: This article was last updated Dec. 26, 2022) Kansas City's downtown craft beer scene traces its hoppy roots back to Nov. 17, 1989. That's...

Green Dirt Farm Bringing Café and Cheese to East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It's a big transition from the gentle hills outside Weston to the post-industrial vibe of the East Crossroads, but Sarah Hoffman believes...