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...

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...

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...

City Barrel Serves ‘Upper Echelon’ Brewpub Experience

By Kevin Collison City Barrel Brewing has opened in the East Crossroads and if you're looking for a full service restaurant and perhaps an "816"...

J. Rieger Rolls Out Top-Shelf Destination Distillery in East Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Andy Rieger is betting big his classy, new distillery and entertainment destination in the historic Heim Brewery Building will be a major...

Strange Days Brewing Adding Even More International Flavor to River Market

It's getting to be a crowded microbrewery field in downtown Kansas City, but Nathan Howard believes his worldly approach to creating new beer flavors...

Blip Blends Bikers and Coffee in The Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Turns out, a good cup of Joe is just the scent to entice scores of motorcyclists to the West Bottoms on sleepy...

Mildred’s New Central Downtown Location Now Open on Baltimore

By Kevin Collison Mildred's has opened at 908 Baltimore, leaving its original location inside the Ten Main Center office tower for a more visible, pedestrian-friendly...

Songbird Cafe Spread its Wings on Grand to Offer Lunch and Dinner

By Kevin Collison After a soft opening last August, the Songbird Cafe at 1529 Grand celebrated its grand opening recently, taking flight with a full...

Strange Days Arrive in the River Market

By Kevin Collison Strange Days' day has finally arrived in the River Market. Nathan Howard opened his international-theme microbrewery last weekend at 316 Oak St. after...