Greater Downtown Population Up 29 Percent in New Census Results

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared on Aug. 17.) By Kevin Collison Greater Downtown Kansas City's population jumped 29.4 percent over the last decade to 27,831...

Fitness Center Opens in River Market

By Kevin Collison A pair of fitness trainers who struck out on their own after working at commercial gyms have opened a new business, Crossroads...

Union Station to Shine with $5M ‘Largest Single Gift’

By Kevin Collison Union Station has hit the donor jackpot with a $5 million gift from the Sunderland Foundation, a windfall that will greatly enhance...

New Fidelity Security HQ Project Seeking $9M Tax Break

By Kevin Collison The developer of a proposed office tower at 27th and Main anticipates its request for a $9 million incentive package for the...

Tailleur, French-Style Brasserie, Opens on Main Near Future Streetcar Stop

By Kevin Collison Tailleur, the new restaurant concept by the creators of The Russell, feels like a refreshing culinary oasis à la Parisian brasserie, especially...

New Developers Take Over Jazz Hill Affordable Housing Plan

By Kevin Collison A new development team is taking on the previously approved Jazz Hill Apartment plan and intends to invest more renovating the grand,...

Art in the Loop Adds Live Music to Streetcar Stops This Summer

This summer's Art in the Loop Performance Art & Music series continues Thursday (July 22) with a show by Corey Clark at the KC...

Exact Proposing Another Big Apartment Project on Troost

By Kevin Collison Exact Partners is continuing to build on its Wonder Shops + Flats redevelopment at 30th and Troost, this time proposing at...

Shriners, Baptists Cancel Big KC Conventions Because of Covid

By Kevin Collison Two major conventions scheduled to come to downtown Kansas City this summer, the Shriners International and National Baptists, have cancelled because of...

With Building Restrooms Closed, Downtown Council Organizes Relief for Homeless

By Kevin Collison With so many downtown private and public building restrooms closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it's practically impossible for homeless people to...