New River Market Restaurant ‘Chicken Please’ Goes Beyond Brazil

By Kevin Collison Two Brazilian volleyball buddies who brought a "Taste" of their home country to the River Market six years ago are opening a...

Craft Beer Fan Adding ‘Oak & Steel’ to Crossroads Garage

Editor's Note: Oak & Steel is now open for business at 17th and Wyandotte.  Owner Kyle Howard hosted a soft opening event last Friday that...

Troost Restaurants Strive, Thrive and Help Revive Downtown Neighborhood

By Jill Wendholt Silva Thelma’s Kitchen is a non-profit, pay-what-you-can café. Ruby Jean’s is a for-profit juicery. What do these two businesses have in common? Try food,...

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

By Brian McTavish Kansas City's downtown craft beer scene traces its hoppy roots back to Nov. 17, 1989. That's the date John McDonald, founder of Boulevard...

Harvey’s Whistle Stop Market Opens at Union Station

By Kevin Collison Harvey's at Union Station has opened a new food outlet geared toward satisfying the appetites of younger families with kids and...

Westin Hopes New Lobby Bar and Restaurant Becomes City Destination

By Kevin Collison The Westin Crown Center, a downtown hospitality fixture since 1973, has completely renovated its former lobby restaurant and bar with an eye...

New Downtown Hampton Features Balconies, Streetcar-Savvy Starbucks

By Kevin Collison The new Hampton by Hilton opening soon on the northeast corner of 16th and Main already has booked a high-profile guest, a...

Spokes Opens Second Downtown Location, Includes Outdoor Seating

By Kevin Collison Spokes Café|Cyclery is opening its second downtown outlet at 929 Walnut today, and in addition to fixing bikes and serving food and...

Ambassador Hotel Opens Addition in Time for Big 12 Tournament

By Kevin Collison The Ambassador Hotel Kansas City at 1111 Grand is opening its $14.9 million addition today, just in time to welcome fans attending...

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"...