Another Key Corner Acquired Along Streetcar Extension Route

By Kevin Collison Another key corner along the planned Main Street streetcar route at 31st street has been acquired by a developer including the 115...

Big Development Site Along Planned Streetcar Extension Hits Market

By Kevin Collison A 5.4-acre site that includes the former Conklin Fangman car dealership has hit the market, a huge development opportunity along the planned...

Ped/Bike Bridge Linking Downtown to Riverfront to Begin Work This Year

(Updated April 14: The planned pedestrian/bicycle bridge between the River Market and Berkley Riverfront Park hit a snag today following a decision by a...

Streetcar Land Rush Rolling, Apartment Plan Would Keep Iconic Katz Drug

By Kevin Collison The iconic Katz Drug Store at Westport Road and Main would be saved as the centerpiece of a 192-unit apartment project proposed...

Mac Going Big at Future Streetcar Stop, Mixed-Use Project in Works

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties has acquired most of the high-profile block southwest of Main and Armour where the US Bank building is located and...

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...