Folk Alliance Welcomed to New Crossroads Digs

By Kevin Collison The Folk Alliance dedicated its new home in the Crossroads Arts District Thursday and the international music organization was welcomed by Mayor...

Mulberry Lofts Opens in Historic Garment District Building

By Kevin Collison Mulberry Lofts, the latest downtown historic renovation project at 905 Broadway, has come to fruition with half of its 25 apartments already...

Dinosaurs a Huge Hit at Union Station, Attendance Breaks 100,000

By Kevin Collison Dinosaurs Revealed!, Union Station's first foray into creating its own major exhibition, has torn through attendance projections like a hungry T. Rex,...

Historic Board of Education Building Listed as ‘Place in Peril’ by State Preservation Group

By Kevin Collison The former Board of Education building at 1211 McGee, slated for demolition under a now-withdrawn Drury Hotel proposal, has been listed as...

Hospital Hill Construction Boom Continues with $70M University Health 2 Project

By Kevin Collison The building boom at what's now being branded the "UMKC Health Sciences District" aka Hospital Hill is continuing with the kickoff...

End of River Market Era, Pioneering Developer Dana Gibson Sells Holdings

By Kevin Collison Dana Gibson, who along with Mel Mallin began developing residential projects in the River Market in 1984, has sold his holdings, the...

Kansas City Streetcar Celebrates the Witching Hour–After Nap Time

By Kim Mueller Halloween came early Wednesday when the Kansas City Streetcar Authority began celebrating the holiday after lunch by handing out treats to little...

Made in KC Artisan Cooperative Pulling Into the River Market

By Kevin Collison Made in Kansas City is pulling into the River Market, occupying the vintage streetcar permanently parked at the corner of Fifth and...

A Missed Starbucks Opportunity Brews Call for Downtown Office Development

By Kevin Collison Lack of a big chunk of premier, new office space likely cost downtown Kansas City a major Starbucks operation with 900 jobs...

KCATA Hopes New Transit Center Will Spur East Village Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The groundbreaking for the $5 million East Village Transit Center at 12th and Charlotte is being viewed partly as a catalyst to...