Streetcar Steps Up the Pace

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority has more than doubled the availability of 10-minute wait times by better synchronizing its operations with downtown traffic signals. Tom...

Crossroads Academy Finds Downtown Home for 600-Student Prep School

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Academy has found a permanent home for its long-awaited downtown high school, the historic Thayer Building at 816 Broadway. Acquiring the...

Streetcar Extension to Isle of Capri Casino May Be in the Cards

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority may push its planned riverfront extension to the Isle of Capri, a strategic move that would connect...

Folly Theater Upgrade Receives Major Donation from Kemper Foundation

By Kevin Collison The Folly Theater has made a dramatic stride toward accomplishing a major interior renovation project with a $775,000 donation from the William...

Casual Animal Now Crowling the East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It took a bit longer than anticipated, but Casual Animal has joined the microbrewery herd in the East Crossroads and proprietor Kyle...

East Crossroads Project Will Likely Include Over 300 Apartments

By Kevin Collison A development in the works for a two-block site in the East Crossroads will likely include more than 300 apartments and significant...

Formal Groundbreaking for Convention Hotel Set for March 1, April 2020 Completion

By Kevin Collison A ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel is scheduled for March 1, and if all goes well,...

Folk Alliance Conference Serenades Downtown Through Sunday

By Kevin Collison One of North America's biggest music events takes the stage today when downtown welcomes 3,000 musicians and industry professionals attending the Folk...

Award-Winning Chef Michael Smith Opening New Crossroads Restaurant

By Kevin Collison Renowned Chef Michael Smith is celebrating his passion for Italian cuisine by opening a new restaurant in the Crossroads Arts District next...

Historic Downtown Skyscraper for Sale, Missouri’s Tallest Residential Tower

By Kevin Collison The 909 Walnut building, the iconic, bunny-eared skyscraper that jumpstarted the 21st Century revival of the downtown housing market, is up for...