MAC Plan to Revive Troost and Armour with 340-Unit Apartment Project Wins Support

(Updated Feb. 7, the City Council unanimously approved the Armour Corners project Thursday, the last step necessary before a construction start expected this June) ...

Downtown Luncheon Features Timely Speaker, Renowned NY Critic with New Ballpark Book

This year's Downtown Council Annual Luncheon features a timely keynote speaker, Paul Goldberger, a renowned New York architectural critic with a fresh book titled "BALLPARK:...

After a Four-Year Tease, Pickleman’s Finally Opens Downtown Location

By Kevin Collison In what feels like a rollout longer than any party sub ever concocted, Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe finally has opened at the southwest...

Dangerous Demo Site in Heart of Downtown Raises Concerns About City Indifference

By Kevin Collison A dangerous, unfenced demolition site in the heart of downtown across from Municipal Auditorium is again raising questions about how well City...

Walnut Street Reopening in City Market After 30 Year Absence

Work is well underway on reconnecting Walnut Street through the City Market with completion expected in May. The city project will reopen Walnut as a...

New Royals Owner Talks About Downtown Baseball, East Village

By Kevin Collison While cautioning it's early in the game, John Sherman, the new owner of the Royals, has no problem talking up the economic...

Greater Downtown Enters New Year Ready for Work(ers)

By Kevin Collison Greater downtown enters 2020 poised to tackle a key ingredient missing from an otherwise successful previous decade when thousands of residents, dozens...

Multi-Phase Freighthouse District Redevelopment Plan to Kick Off in Early 2020

By Kevin Collison Developer Vince Bryant intends to launch his ambitious redevelopment plan for the Freight House District by renovating the former Superior Moving &...

‘Unique’ Mixed-Use Tower Proposed for 14th and Wyandotte

By Kevin Collison A "unique" tower that would combine office space, retail, hotel rooms and apartments is being contemplated for a strategic downtown corner at...

New Midtown Leader Plans to Add Livability and Placemaking to Streetcar Expansion

By Kevin Collison Midtown KC Now, formerly MainCor, has chosen Kevin Klinkenberg as its new executive director, succeeding its longtime, respected leader Diane Burnette who...