Historic Kansas City Streetcar Moved to its Permanent Stop as Future River Market Ice...

By Kevin Collison (Updated Sept. 11) After running routes from Kansas City to San Francisco with a long layover at Union Station, the old Country...

Pair of Downtown Festivals Saturday Promises a Great Day of Beer and Music

By Kevin Collison A pair of fun annual events are overlapping Saturday in downtown Kansas City, promising a day of great live music and a...

Mean Mule Plans to Start Kicking in its Own Crossroads Stall Early Next Year

By Kevin Collison The growing thirst for tequila is inspiring a young couple and their friend to open what they believe will be the nation's...

Irish Fest Brings Lots of Gaelic Fun and Dollars to Downtown Kansas City This...

Kansas City Irish Fest 2017 kicks off its traditional Labor Day weekend Friday, and its growing success mirrors the rebound of downtown since the...

Historic Kansas City Club Expected to Reopen in December as ‘Urban Resort’

By Kevin Collison The historic Kansas City Club at 918 Baltimore Ave. is being renovated to become an "urban resort" by the Denver investor who...

Ambassador Hotel Gets Incentive Nod for $14.9 Million Expansion, Work to Begin Soon

By Kevin Collison The owner of the Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand plans to break ground on a nine-story addition this fall after receiving approval...

Joe’s Kansas City Teams with Back Napkin to Open ‘County Line Ice House’ in...

By Kevin Collison Kansas City's top-ranked barbecue joint, Joe's Kansas City, is collaborating with the creators of the Westport Ale House to open an...

Mission Taco Joint Opening in East Crossroads Next Week, Taste of San Francisco MexiCali...

You can thank the U.S. Coast Guard for the new Mission Taco Joint that's scheduled to open this Monday at 409 E. 18th St....

Downtown Treat: Free Scoop of Ice Cream to Serve a Good Cause

Here's a sweet downtown challenge. Denali Flavors will donate $10,000 to the Salvation Army of Kansas City if it can attract enough ice cream lovers...

Gordon Biersch Pulls Plug on Downtown Power & Light Location

One of the downtown Power & Light District's original tenants, Gordon Biersch brewery and restaurant, is closing after anchoring a strategic corner at 14th...