KC Pinoy Serves a Taste of the Philippines in the West Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Chrissy Nucum helped her mother, aunt and grandmother prepare meals growing up in Manila, but it took persistence to wrangle the recipes...

Friction Beer Getting Hoppy in East Crossroads This Spring

By Kevin Collison The East Crossroads "neigh-brew-hood" will be even hoppier late next spring with the opening of Friction Beer Co. at 1701 McGee. Partners Brent...

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...

Fox and Pearl Expanding ‘Midwestern Bistro’ Quarters on West Side

By Kevin Collison A 110 year-old building on downtown's west side that's seen its share of culinary reincarnations since starting life as a Swedish...

East Crossroads Mainstay ‘Thou Mayest’ Seeking New ‘Flagship’ Location

(Editor's note, update on Thou Mayest from El Honcho Bo Nelson) Thou Mayest is at the beginning of a really exciting era. We are...

Michael Smith’s Italian Restaurant ‘Farina’ Opening Late January

Celebrated chef Michael Smith's new restaurant concept "Farina" is scheduled to open in late January at 19th and Baltimore in the Crossroads Arts District. The...

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...

Historic KC Club Reopens as Event Space Following $3M Renovation

By Kevin Collison A former downtown gathering place for Kansas City power brokers back in the day has reopened as spiffed-up venue for a new...

Meddys Bringing Eastern Mediterranean Cuisine to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Meddys, a popular Wichita restaurant serving healthy dishes from Lebanon and the Eastern Mediterranean region, plans to open its first out-of-town outlet...

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...