Sale of The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion for Fraction of 2006 Cost Reflects...

By Kevin Collison When it opened in 2006, The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion was hailed as a major contribution to the revitalization of downtown...

Hyundai Uses Downtown Kansas City Skyline in National Commercial–Sort of

In a weird mash-up, Hyundai is using the Kansas City skyline, with a few more buildings thrown in for good measure, in a national...

Mayor James Defends Missouri Historic Tax Credit Program, Says Jeff City: “Doesn’t Like Cities”

Mayor Sly James used the grand opening of the East 9 at Pickwick Plaza redevelopment last week to champion the endangered state historic tax...

Ruby Jean’s Juicery Opens Shop at Town Pavilion on Downtown Streetcar Line

By Kevin Collison For Chris Goode, his Ruby Jean's Juicery shops are a labor of love. "It's named after my late grandmother," he said. "Ruby Jean...

Historic Hotel Bray in Downtown Kansas City to be Redeveloped as Apartments

By Kevin Collison A slender downtown architectural beauty, the historic former Hotel Bray at 1114 Baltimore Ave., is being redeveloped as an apartment project by...

Historic Kansas City Star Building Sold, to be Redeveloped as Office Project for 1,200...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Star’s historic headquarters building at 1729 Grand Blvd. has been sold to a local developer who wants to redevelop...

13th Annual KC Fringe Festival Offers Late Night Gathering at New Outdoor Venue at...

The 13th Annual KC Fringe Festival continues tonight through July 30 and is using the new Haverty Family Yards outdoor venue next to Union...

River Market West II Wins Tax Incentive Approval, $23.6 Million Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The apartment boom in the downtown River Market district got a little louder Thursday with the approval of tax incentives for a...

Historic Pickwick Plaza Gets Its Landmark Clock Back Just in Time for Grand Opening

By Kevin Collison The historic Pickwick Plaza in downtown Kansas City is back on the clock--literally--after a $65 million redevelopment project. On Wednesday, workers were reinstalling...

Bird’s Botanicals Adds Bite to Its Downtown City Market Orchid Lineup, Carnivorous Plants

By Kevin Collison David Bird has been a colorful fixture at the City Market in downtown Kansas City for 15 years, delighting shoppers on Saturday...