The Art of Weightlifting Arriving in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Jay Ashman is a Philly-born weightlifter with the heart of an artist and he's bringing that unique blend to a neighborhood he...

Oggi Lofts Expects to Open in Garment District This Summer

By Kevin Collison A former building at 600 Central St. previously known for housing a modern furniture store is in the middle of $5.7 million...

Freestyle Poke Joins Emerging Delaware Street Food Scene

By Kevin Collison The Delaware storefront scene in the River Market continues to blossom, the latest addition being Freestyle Poke, a Hawaiian comfort food place...

Something Funny Happening Downtown at The Box Gallery

By Kevin Collison A "funny" and memorable show has opened at The Box Gallery downtown, a colorful look at Andrews McMeel Universal and its influence...

UMKC Streetcar Extension Report Suggests Stops and Alignment

By Kevin Collison The future layout of the planned streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC is on the map with its proposed stops and alignment...

Rightfully Sewn Finds New Home to ‘Move the Needle’ in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Rightfully Sewn, a nonprofit started in 2015 to teach women how to succeed as  seamstresses in the fashion industry, has found a...

Crown Center Marketing Vacant Property as Office Tower Location

By Kevin Collison Hallmark is marketing another large piece of undeveloped Crown Center property, this one a 2.7-acre site northeast of 27th and Main streets...

Restored 1887 Mansion Offers Unique Airbnb Stay on Downtown’s West Side

By Kevin Collison The 130-year-old Queen Anne Revival Victorian mansion on downtown's West Side charmed Megan Duma the moment she saw it listed more than...

Omaha-Based Hutch Furniture Coming to East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Hutch furniture, the creation of two Omaha guys who's idea of a fun outing was hitting estate sales, is opening a new...

ULI Panel Offers Bold Concepts to Energize Barney Allis Plaza

By Kevin Collison Barney Allis Plaza, a dreary downtown centerpiece, could be lowered to street level and transformed into a large event lawn flanked by...