New Westport Master Plan Calls for Shorter Buildings, Wider Sidewalks

By Kevin Collison A new master plan intended to guide the future development of Westport over the next 20 years proposes height restrictions along its...

Liberty Memorial and World War I Museum Salute Memorial Day

Downtown Kansas City is the place to commemorate Memorial Day activities this weekend with the World War I Museum offering half price admission and...

Mildred’s Original Downtown Spot Shifts to More Visible Quarters

By Kevin Collison Most people associate Mildred's, the popular cafe and coffee shop, with the Crossroads Arts District. But did you know there's another Mildred's in...

$95M Crossroads Apartment Proposal Clears First Hurdle, Challenges Remain

By Kevin Collison Backers of a proposed 250-unit apartment tower in the Crossroads Freight House District cleared their first hurdle Monday when a development agency...

Ambitious Plan to Revive Historic Troost Business District Proposed

By Kevin Collison A stretch of buildings in the heart of the historic Troost commercial district would be transformed into offices, retail space and a...

Midland Project Wins Incentive Approval, Work Starts Early 2020

By Kevin Collison Work is expected to begin early next year on redeveloping the historic Midland office building into 117 affordable apartments following approval of...

Streetcar Grille & Tavern Opening at 16th and Main This Summer

By Kevin Collison Kurt Oliver believes his new Streetcar Grille & Tavern expected to open this July at 16th and Main will have more than...

PT’s Coffee Opening Second Downtown Shop

By Kevin Collison PT's Coffee is opening a second downtown outlet on the street level of the Power & Light Apartments next month, the first...

New KC Streetcar Rolls Into Town, Ridership Breaks 6 Million

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority got a belated present for its third birthday Monday morning, a shiny new vehicle fresh from Spain...

Downtown Open Returns, Fun Chance to Hit Golf Balls Off Tall Buildings

By Kevin Collison The new streetcar has been a vehicle for a lot of things--downtown commuting, spurring development and drawing weekend tourists--but a golf cart? That's...