Bally Submits $61M Upgrade Plan for Former Isle of Capri Casino

By Kevin Collison Bally, the owner of the former Isle of Capri Casino, now Casino KC, has filed a plan with the city that calls...

Busy Westport Intersection Calmed by Street Art

By Kevin Collison The intersection of Westport Road and Wyandotte is a calmer, more attractive place thanks to DuRon Netsell and former New York Mayor...

FTA Grants Full $174M for Streetcar Extension to UMKC, Signing Early January

(Updated Jan. 7, 2021: Federal officials are scheduled to finalize full funding for the Main Street streetcar extension project at an event tomorrow (Friday)...

‘Wrapped with Heart’ Negro Leagues Celebration Rolling

By Kevin Collison It started as a million-dollar year for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum until Covid-19 hit in March. The pandemic forced the cancellation of...

Penn Valley Campus Adding Engineering Technology Building

The engineering technology program at Metropolitan Community College is being relocated to the school's Penn Valley campus near downtown and will be housed in...

Developer Snaps Up Buildings on Main Near Planned Streetcar Stops

By Kevin Collison Exact Partners is continuing to snap up properties along the planned streetcar extension on Main Street, purchasing two office buildings at corners...

Streetcar Extension Office Opens, Project Expected to be Less Disruptive

By Kevin Collison Remember those trenches, makeshift bridges and orange fencing that disrupted downtown for what seemed an eternity when the starter streetcar line was...

New Grocery Store Opening on Main Along Planned Streetcar Extension

(Editor's note: CityScene KC is taking a little time off to recharge its batteries in the Black Hills. Following the recent FTA decision to fund...

Big Redevelopment Plan in Works for Historic KC Armory on Main Street

(Editor's note: CityScene KC is taking a little time off to recharge its batteries in the Black Hills. Following the recent FTA decision to fund...

Promise of Streetcar Expansion Prompts Developers to Pursue $16.3 Million Apartment Project on Main...

(Editor's note: CityScene KC is taking a little time off to recharge its batteries in the Black Hills. Following the recent FTA decision to fund...