Papa Keno’s New Crossroads Pizzeria Savors Backdoor Success

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads newest pizzeria is a new spin on a 20 year-old franchise that started in old Overland Park. Papa Keno's opened in...

Kemper Arena Developer Picks Up Pieces After Mosaic Naming Rights Deal Falls Apart

By Kevin Collison The developer transforming the former Kemper Arena into a massive amateur sports complex shrugged of the loss of his naming rights partner...

Plexpod Acquires Think Big Coworking’s Downtown Office Space

By Kevin Collison Plexpod has acquired the Think Big Coworking operation at 1712 Main St., the latest development in the fast-growing downtown shared-office space...

Proposed Streetcar Extension Lures New Main Street Investments in Midtown

By Kevin Collison The 11-story former Netherlands Hotel is slated to be redeveloped into 110 apartments, part of a Main Street development surge linked...

Kemper Contemporary Museum Closes Crossroads Gallery After Nine-Year Run

By Kevin Collison The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has closed its gallery in the Crossroads Arts District after a nine-year run, saying it wants...

Home2 Suites in Crossroads Expects to be Home by Christmas

By Kevin Collison The new Home2 Suites by Hilton opening soon at 20th and Main in the Crossroads takes its 'home' description seriously. Rooms come with...

Downtown Pedestrians Rejoice, Boley Building Facade Work Nears Completion

By Kevin Collison A building repair project that has closed sidewalks in the heart of downtown at 12th and Walnut for over 1 1/2 years...

Terrace on Walnut Apartment Project Opens ‘Just Under the Wire’ for Tour

By Kevin Collison A development that converted a former newspaper warehouse at 1721 Walnut St. into 38 market-rate apartments is off to a fast start,...

Hallmark Selling Large Tract in East Crossroads; Once Considered Potential Royals Ballpark Location

By Kevin Collison A big piece of easily developable real estate in the East Crossroads once considered as a potential downtown ballpark site is up...

Downtown Urban Homes Tour Draws Big Weekend Crowd

By Kevin Collison A pleasant Saturday afternoon coupled with the growing buzz about urban living brought throngs of people downtown to check out open houses...