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"...

Two Very Different Downtown Retailers on Main Street Close

Two very different downtown retailers on Main Street, one a national chain, the other a homegrown pastry shop, have closed their doors. The JoS. A....

Revocup to Rev Up Coffee Scene in Underserved Corner of Downtown

By Kevin Collison Coffee lovers in the underserved northeast corner of downtown are about to get a place to call their own: Revocup expects to...

“Estelle’s Diner” Opens in Former Cascone’s in River Market

By Kevin Collison If there's such a thing as a healthy diner, that's Anton Kotar's plan to reinvent the soon-to-close Cascone's Grill in the River...

STRETCH Expands Into Former Thou Mayest Space

By Kevin Collison The space formerly occupied by Thou Mayest is about to be reincarnated by the pioneering prince of East Crossroads entrepreneurs, STRETCH. STRETCH, the...