‘Greenline’ Concept Would Loop Downtown with Recreational Trail

By Kevin Collison An ambitious plan to create a 10-mile "Greenline" recreational loop around downtown similar to the popular BeltLine in Atlanta is being...

Police Official: Downtown ‘Relatively Safe’ Despite Recent Murders

By Kevin Collison Despite three murders in August, including a young woman struck by a stray bullet last First Friday, downtown Kansas City remains a...

East Village Developer Ready to Play Ball on Potential Downtown Stadium

By Kevin Collison The developer controlling what some insiders view as the leading choice for a potential downtown ballpark, the East Village, is "100 percent...

New Blade & Timber Finds Mark in Power & Light District

By Kevin Collison  Blade & Timber is now open in the Power & Light District and so far, the owners have found their best advertisement...

SpraySeeMO Draws Global, Local Street Artists to Crossroads

The third annual SpraySeeMO Mural Festival is returning to the Crossroads Arts District for a seven-day run beginning Sunday and is drawing street artists...

First Friday Reset Planned Following Murder at August Event

By Kevin Collison In the wake of last First Friday's tragic shooting, organizers want to calm the event closer to its roots as a celebration...

Big Redevelopment Plan in Works for Historic KC Armory on Main Street

By Kevin Collison The historic Kansas City National Guard Armory at 3620 Main is slated to be renovated as a food court and boutique hotel,...

School of Economics Opens Downtown Program for City Kids

By Kevin Collison A program that's been educating tens of thousands of suburban fifth and sixth graders about the business world for 25 years has...

Irish Fest Plans a ‘Mix Tape’ Finale for This Year’s Annual Weekend Party

By Kevin Collison This year's 17th annual Irish Fest had a dilemma. For the first time since its soggy inception in 2003 at Berkley Riverfront Park,...

‘Best-in-Class’ Entertainment Venue Planned for Plaza’s Jack Henry

By Kevin Collison The vacant Jack Henry building at 47th and Jefferson is slated for a $44 million renovation to ready it for a hot...