The Yards Breaking Ground Early March, Pioneering West Bottoms Residential Project

By Kevin Collison The Yards, the biggest residential project to date in the Stockyards District of the West Bottoms, is expected to begin construction in...

Streetcar Extension Plan Rolls into 2018 with Key Recognition from Feds

By Kevin Collison The planned extension of the Kansas City streetcar to UMKC received a preliminary thumbs up from Washington last week, allowing backers to...

Crossroads Deja Vu, Haw Contemporary Expands into Former Dolphin Gallery Space

By Kevin Collison (Update: The Haw Contemporary opened March 30 and this week will be its first First Friday in the Crossroads Arts District. The...

New Bookstore Cafe Promises a Bit of Paris on Delaware Street

By Kevin Collison Two attorneys are hoping to bring a little bit of Paris to Delaware Street this summer with a new bookstore, cafe and...

Proposal Uses Existing Garage at Ninth and Wyandotte as Foundation for New Development

By Kevin Collison A redevelopment proposal that would allow construction of a five-story apartment or hotel project above an existing garage at Ninth and Wyandotte...

New Year’s Eve Reflection: First Six Months of CityScene KC

By Kevin Collison It's been six months since I launched CityScene KC and I hope you've enjoyed it so far. The plan has been to produce...

New Made in Kansas City Cafe Serves Culture and Collaboration with Coffee

By Kevin Collison If the founders of the new Made in Kansas City Cafe at 1114 Baltimore achieve their goals, it will brew some revolutionary...

World War I Museum Celebrates 1914 Christmas Truce with Soccer Tournament, Watch Party

The National World War I Museum and Memorial is hosting its fifth annual commemoration of the moment in 1914 when soldiers from both sides...

Papa Keno’s New Crossroads Pizzeria Savors Backdoor Success

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads newest pizzeria is a new spin on a 20 year-old franchise that started in old Overland Park. Papa Keno's opened in...

Kemper Arena Developer Picks Up Pieces After Mosaic Naming Rights Deal Falls Apart

By Kevin Collison The developer transforming the former Kemper Arena into a massive amateur sports complex shrugged of the loss of his naming rights partner...