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...

Hyatt House Hotel Wins Incentive Approval, Work to Begin This Spring

By Kevin Collison Construction of a 13-story Hyatt House hotel on a parking lot at Ninth and Broadway is expected to begin this spring after...

Howard’s Adding Groceries and Homegrown Produce to Its Crossroads Menu

By Kevin Collison Howard's has gained a tasty reputation for its healthy cafe menu since opening in the Crossroads in September 2015, and now is...

Sweet Scoop: Betty Rae’s Ice Cream Coming to River Market

By Kevin Collison Betty Rae's Ice Cream, an instant success when it opened in Waldo in March 2016, is opening a second location in the...

Cafe al Dente Closing Saturday, New Denver Landlord Begins Bringing Fresh Tenants to River...

By Kevin Collison Cafe al Dente is closing after 17 years in the River Market, the first business to depart following the purchase of its...

Historic Kansas City Club Expected to Reopen in December as ‘Urban Resort’

By Kevin Collison The historic Kansas City Club at 918 Baltimore Ave. is being renovated to become an "urban resort" by the Denver investor who...

Broadway Deli Plans to Pile on the Pastrami in the Crossroads

By Kevin Collison In a match made in sandwich heaven, the soon-to-open Broadway Deli is bringing the piled-on-thick, genuine Chicago flavor of Manny's, one of...

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...

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...

ClusterTruck Promises Fresher, Faster Online Downtown Meal Delivery Service from New River Market Location

By Kevin Collison (Editors note: The Kansas City ClusterTruck location opened in late December) ClusterTruck, an online meal delivery service that rolled out in downtown Indianapolis...