Kata Nori Hand Roll Bar Coming to East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A new sushi place is in the works for the East Crossroads, this one specializing in hand rolls, a newer trend for...

Blue Sushi Making a Splash at Power & Light This Fall

By Kevin Collison Blue Sushi Sake Grill will be splashing at a new location in the Power & Light District this fall, its second operation...

Mercury Room Lifts Downtown Cocktail Scene to New Level

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared Nov. 19, 2020) By Kevin Collison The Mercury Room cocktail lounge has opened its glamorous perch atop the new 14-story...

Pizza Shuttle Open in Crossroads

(Editor's Note: This article originally appeared June, 3, 2021) By Kevin Collison Pizza Shuttle is planning to open later this month at 1801 Baltimore in the...

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

(Editor's note: This article was last updated March 10, 2022) Kansas City's downtown craft beer scene traces its hoppy roots back to Nov. 17, 1989. That's...

Made in KC Grows Urban Footprint

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared Aug. 8, 2021) By Kevin Collison At a time traditional retail is struggling, Made in KC is bucking the trend...

Café Corazón Opens Crossroads Location

(Editor's Note: This article originally appeared May 20, 2021, the new Crossroads location is now open.) By Kevin Collison Café Corazón is bringing its Hispanic heart...

River Bluff Brewing Opening Soon at Second and Main

(Editor's note: River Bluff Brewing will officially open March 5) By Kevin Collison River Bluff Brewing, the latest addition to the greater downtown microbrewery scene, expects...

Work Expected to Resume This Spring on Hilton Boutique Hotel Project

By Kevin Collison Work on renovating the historic Palace Clothing Co. building at 12th and Grand into a boutique hotel is expected resume this spring...

‘Dine Your Way’ KC Restaurant Week Starts Friday

For the second consecutive year, Kansas City Restaurant Week is opening this Friday in the shadow of the Covid pandemic and supporters say it's...