Crumbling Barney Allis Plaza Now ‘Hotspot’ for Downtown Problems

By Kevin Collison Less than a month after a consultant urged its immediate closure, the problems at Barney Allis Plaza and its garage continue to...

KC Barbell Beefs Up Size at New Location Near Crown Center

By Kevin Collison As soon as the city gives the all clear from Covid-19 health restrictions, Jay Ashman and his partners are ready to teach...

Port KC Approves $60M Riverfront Apartment Plan, Summer Work Start

By Kevin Collison NorthPoint Development plans to break ground on a 353-unit apartment complex near Berkley Riverfront Park this summer after the Port KC board...

Don Bosco Center Reopening in June Following $3.7M Renovation

By Kevin Collison The Don Bosco Center, a social and cultural anchor for the Columbus Park neighborhood of greater downtown since 1940, is nearing completion...

Big Apartment Project Proposed Near Plaza at 48th and Belleview

By Kevin Collison An eight-story apartment project that would replace what's currently a half-acre stretch of empty lots on the east side of Belleview Avenue...

Webster House Closing, but Helzberg has No Plans to Walk Away

By Kevin Collison Faced with a pandemic shut-down and the likelihood its important patron, the Kauffman Center, may remain dark until at least fall, Shirley...

Crossroads Community Kitchen aka The Rieger Serves Big Helpings

By Kevin Collison There has been a lot of generous community response to the Covid-19 pandemic locally, but it would be hard to top the...

New Chapter Planned for Historic River Market Water Building

By Kevin Collison The historic Water Building in the River Market is slated for another round of renovation after a previous revival went bust in...

Proposed Freight House District Apartment Project Backtracks Size

(Updated May 7: The developer of the planned Tracks 215 apartment deal lost his national partner this week but did obtain local tax incentives...

City Council Narrowly Approves Waddell HQ Design Despite Objections by Neighborhood, City Planners

(Updated: Citing the late Kenny Rogers tune "The Gambler," Mayor Quinton Lucas cast the deciding vote in a 7-6 City Council decision to approve...