River Market West II Apartments Welcomes First Residents

By Kevin Collison The River Market West II Apartments project on Fourth Street is expected to be completed by early April, about 2 1/2 years...

Council Committee Wants Mayor to Appoint Panel to Study Local Police Control

By Kevin Collison The controversial issue of whether the Kansas City Police Department should be returned to local control got an hour-long hearing Wednesday at...

Seven Swans Crêperie Lands on Downtown’s Westside

By Kevin Collison Seven Swans Crêperie has landed at 17th and Washington, and owner Kate Bryan is thrilled to bring her café named after a...

Phikul Thai Bistro Taking Former Cascone’s Space in River Market

The owners of Baramee Thai Bistro in the Crossroads have discovered downtown has such a great appetite for their food that they're opening a...

Guv Pledges Money, But Big Questions Remain for Buck O’Neil Bridge Project

By Kevin Collison Now that Gov. Parsons says the state will provide the final funding to replace the aging Buck O'Neil Bridge, the next big...

KC Art Institute Toasts New Era with Residence Hall Opening

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute celebrated a remarkable six-year turn around Wednesday at the grand opening of its new Barbara Marshall Residence...

Snooze Awakes in Westport

Snooze A.M. Eatery, the Denver-based breakfast chain, is beginning to stir in Westport with a special pop-up preview party this Sunday followed by the...

Waddell & Reed Project’s Lack of Sidewalk Appeal Gets Chilly Reception

By Kevin Collison The proposed design of the new Waddell & Reed downtown headquarters got a chilly reception at its first public hearing Monday, primarily...

New Streetcar Authority Chair Works to Keep City Fiscal Support on Track

By Kevin Collison Jeff Krum has hopped onboard as new chairman of the KC Streetcar Authority with a push to keep City Hall financial backing...

Waddell & Reed Reveals Headquarters Design, Signs Lease

By Kevin Collison Waddell & Reed has signed a lease for its new, 1,000-employee downtown headquarters and released a design that depicts an 18-story glass...