City Barrel Brewing Plans Fall Opening

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads will be the home of another microbrewery this fall when City Barrel Brewing Co. opens in a historic building at...

Pawn & Pint Finally Adds Beers to Bites and Boards

By Kevin Collison It took a move from the Crossroads, but downtown board game enthusiasts now have a relaxing space where they can have a...

Casual Animal Now Crowling the East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It took a bit longer than anticipated, but Casual Animal has joined the microbrewery herd in the East Crossroads and proprietor Kyle...

Award-Winning Chef Michael Smith Opening New Crossroads Restaurant

By Kevin Collison Renowned Chef Michael Smith is celebrating his passion for Italian cuisine by opening a new restaurant in the Crossroads Arts District next...

KC Restaurant Week Starts Serving This Weekend, Includes Three Dozen Downtown Participants

By Kevin Collison The Ninth Annual Kansas City Restaurant Week starts serving today with a record 191 participating restaurants, three dozen in greater downtown alone. First...

New Bookstore Cafe Promises a Bit of Paris on Delaware Street

By Kevin Collison Two attorneys are hoping to bring a little bit of Paris to Delaware Street this summer with a new bookstore, cafe and...

New Made in Kansas City Cafe Serves Culture and Collaboration with Coffee

By Kevin Collison If the founders of the new Made in Kansas City Cafe at 1114 Baltimore achieve their goals, it will brew some revolutionary...

Papa Keno’s New Crossroads Pizzeria Savors Backdoor Success

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads newest pizzeria is a new spin on a 20 year-old franchise that started in old Overland Park. Papa Keno's opened in...

Quality Hill Playhouse Opens ‘The Q,’ Adds Full Bar and Quadruples Lobby

By Kevin Collison The Quality Hill Playhouse has expanded into long-dormant space at 10th and Central streets, dramatically expanding the size of its lobby and...

Historic Brookfield Building Reopening Soon as Hotel Indigo and Fairfax Lofts

By Kevin Collison Back in its previous heyday, the historic Fairfax building at 11th and Baltimore, later known as the Brookfield, was the place to...