New Loews Key to Landing Events With Over 100K Attendees So Far

By Kevin Collison The new Loews Kansas City Convention Hotel scheduled to open April 2 already is beginning to pay off, playing a key role...

Billie’s Grocery Adds Healthy Aussie-Style Food to Restored Luzier Building

By Kevin Collison The historic Luzier Building at 31st and Gillham, a 1920s, terra cotta jewel box next to the big, concrete Costco, is about...

Mayor Wants Barney Allis Plaza to Be Downtown ‘Focal Point’

By Kevin Collison City officials want a solid proposal to revive the forlorn Barney Allis Plaza and its crumbling garage by this summer, saying the...

Council Close to Creating Panel to Study Local Police Control and Gun Violence

(Editor's note, updated Feb. 20. The Kansas City Council approved a resolution that will establish a panel to consider the pros and cons of...

Streetcar Leader Praises New Fed Funding Report, Optimistic About Extension Plan

By Kevin Collison A new federal transit funding report released Tuesday has streetcar officials optimistic the planned Main Street extension from downtown to UMKC should...

Gallerie Near Completion, New Neighborhood on Old Parking Lot

By Kevin Collison The new Gallerie apartment development at 27th and McGee has created a neighborhood on a former parking lot, and is proving popular...

Mattie Rhodes Plans New Westside Cultural Center

By Kevin Collison The Mattie Rhodes Cultural Center is nearing the completion of a fundraising campaign to build a new facility on downtown's Westside at...

Three Light Construction Start Expected by Early Summer

By Kevin Collison The long-awaited Three Light luxury apartment tower is set to begin construction by early summer at the high-profile corner of 15th and...

Developer Plans to Shake-Up Martini Corner

By Kevin Collison A core stretch of the Martini Corner entertainment strip has been purchased by a developer who plans to invest $3 million in...

Plan Commission Endorses Waddell & Reed Design, Urges Revision to Ground Floor

By Kevin Collison The design of Waddell & Reed's new headquarters was unanimously endorsed by the City Plan Commission Tuesday after a surprisingly brief hearing...