Penn Valley Campus Adding Engineering Technology Building

The engineering technology program at Metropolitan Community College is being relocated to the school's Penn Valley campus near downtown and will be housed in...

One Less Egg in Downtown’s Breakfast Basket, Denny’s Closes

(Editor's note: After this article was posted, breakfast lovers responded via social media about other downtown options including the Town Topic, Spokes Café|Cyclery, Banksia,...

Developer Snaps Up Buildings on Main Near Planned Streetcar Stops

By Kevin Collison Exact Partners is continuing to snap up properties along the planned streetcar extension on Main Street, purchasing two office buildings at corners...

New Voice for Growing Downtown Residential Community

By Kevin Collison If the residents of greater downtown could elect their own mayor, Jared Campbell would likely be a top candidate. Campbell moved to Quality...

Halls Dropping Dishes to Focus on Fashion

By Kevin Collison Halls, downtown's largest retail store, is revamping its operation at Crown Center, adding more luxury goods, dropping its cosmetics and home décor...

Midtown Market Opening Soon Near Planned Streetcar Stop

By Kevin Collison Main Street in Midtown is getting its first new grocery store in years, and proprietor Sheraz "Shawn" Choudry believes its location in...

Streetcar Extension Office Opens, Project Expected to be Less Disruptive

By Kevin Collison Remember those trenches, makeshift bridges and orange fencing that disrupted downtown for what seemed an eternity when the starter streetcar line was...

Donuts and Bagels Rolling Into the East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A tasty blend of donuts, bagels, coffee and ice cream is expected to be added to the creative mix at Collective Ex...

Troostival Concert Celebrates Black Culture and Troost Revival

By Kevin Collison The first annual Troostival, a celebration of Black creativity and the ongoing revival of a street traditionally associated with Kansas City racial...

Community Christian Sparks Campaign to Rekindle ‘Steeple of Light’

By Kevin Collison Community Christian Church has been baptized officially as a historic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a designation that's sparking a fundraising...