City Barrel to Washington: Free Beer

Kevin Collison When life hands you 500 gallons of IPA you can't sell thanks to the sour mashup in Washington, what's an aspiring Crossroads brewmeister...

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Historic Interstate Building

By Kevin Collison The historic Interstate Building at 417 E. 13th St. has reopened as a 73-room Holiday Inn Express, a $9.5 million project that...

Downtown Chefs Savor the Rush of KC Restaurant Week

By Jill Wendholt Silva Michael Werner’s staff at The Jacobson in the Crossroads is preparing to get slammed during “the busiest 10 days of the...

City Manager Praises Downtown Development Ripple Effect, Says Potential Ballpark Cost Now $800M

By Kevin Collison City Manager Troy Schulte was unapologetic about reinvestment along Troost and the city's support for luxury downtown residential projects during a wide-ranging...

Scientologists Proclaim Downtown Arrival, Welcome ‘Xenu Light?’

By Kevin Collison For more than a year, the Church of Scientology has been quietly renovating the historic City Bank Building at 1801 Grand into...

City Survey Reveals Rising Worries About Affordable Housing

By Kevin Collison The number of Kansas City residents concerned about the availability of affordable housing rose slightly last year, according to new city data,...

Streetcar Ridership Up 2.6 Percent Last Year, Fed Shutdown May Delay Word on...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar rolled out of 2018 with ridership up 2.6 percent over the previous year and looking for signals early...

Former Mayor Kay Barnes Belle of Downtown Council Luncheon, Gov. Parson Late Add to...

(Editor's note: The Downtown Council announced today (Jan. 18) that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will address the audience attending its annual luncheon on Jan....

New Crossroads Microbrewery Goes West

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads latest microbrewery, Rochester Brewing and Coffee Roasting, is straying a bit from the neigh-brew-hood and plans to open in late...

ARTerra Opens, Crossroads First New Apartment Tower

By Kevin Collison The new year in downtown Kansas City kicks off with the opening today of downtown's newest apartment tower, the 12-story ARTerra project...