New Survey: Streetcar No Toy, It’s More Little Engine That Could

A new survey of streetcar ridership dispenses with one myth suggested by its critics--it's not being used as a free amusement park ride. Ninety percent...

Sculpture Alley Adding Public Art Venue to Crossroads Neighborhood

By Kevin Collison Several Crossroads property owners are creating a new venue for public art in downtown, designating an alley that runs behind some prominent...

City Market Begins Charging for Workday Parking March 1

By Kevin Collison The City Market will end free parking during work hours starting March 1, eliminating what had evolved to become an informal park-and-ride...

Crown Center Offers New Site for Potential Mid-Rise Apartments

By Kevin Collison Hallmark Cards, Inc. is continuing to offer choice Crown Center construction sites to outside developers, this time a 4.4-acre tract south of...

New Report Finds Younger Adults and Singles Dominate Downtown Living

Downtown Kansas City residents are younger, more likely to be single and living by more ethnically diverse neighbors than the rest of the city...

Spark KC Joins Fast-Growing Downtown Co-Working Market

By Kevin Collison The Cordish Co. has joined the burgeoning co-working market downtown, announcing that 15,000 square feet in its new Two Light apartment project...

Crossroads Chiropractor Expands to Serve Growing Downtown Demand for Healthcare

By Kevin Collison Downtown's fast-growing population and resulting demand for more healthcare services has prompted Crossroads Chiropractic & Wellness to relocate to new space almost...

Downtown Council Celebrates with Urban Heroes and Slow Jam

By Kevin Collison The resurgence of downtown Kansas City, from its dark days 20 years ago to a vibrant place that was "Amazon's loss," was...

UMKC Downtown Conservatory Plan Collapses After Losing Key Funding

By Kevin Collison In a major setback to downtown's cultural ambitions, the planned UMKC Downtown Conservatory has suffered a fatal financial blow, losing a $20...

Folly Theater Fundraising for Ambitious Improvement Plan and Endowment

By Kevin Collison The historic Folly Theater, a downtown cultural jewel for 118 years, is in the middle of its most ambitious fundraising and improvement...