Nelson-Atkins and Negro League Museums Get Brews of Their Own

Downtown brewers have rolled out a couple of special edition beers to help raise money for two major cultural institutions, the Negro League Baseball...

These Brothers Brought Artisan Mexican Designs to the Streets of KC; Now Pancho’s Blanket...

Editor’s note: The following story was originally published by Startland News, an online news source helping readers discover a new Kansas City shaped by...

Historic Folly Theater Debuts $4.2M Overhaul

By Kevin Collison The Folly, downtown's oldest entertainment venue, debuted its fresh face last weekend after a $4.2 million makeover that added a balcony bar...

Mac Properties Revives Big Armour and Main Project Without Incentives

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties has revived its big residential development plan at Main and Armour, and this time won't seek the incentives that prompted...

Mending Our Broken Heart: Milwaukee Reclaims its Land–and River

"Downtown KC: Mending Our Broken Heart," was a groundbreaking series originally published by The Kansas City Star 20 years ago this month. It was...

Mending Our Broken Heart: Roots of Revival: Safety, Cleanliness, Nature (Part 2)

"Downtown KC: Mending Our Broken Heart," was a groundbreaking series originally published by The Kansas City Star 20 years ago this month. It was...

VanTrust Real Estate Joins Streetcar Land Rush on Main

By Kevin Collison VanTrust Real Estate, a major developer in the metro and nationwide, has joined the land rush along the planned streetcar extension, buying...

Mending Our Broken Heart: Roots of Revival: Safety, Cleanliness, Nature (Part 1)

"Downtown KC: Mending Our Broken Heart," was a groundbreaking series originally published by The Kansas City Star 20 years ago this month. It was...

Party to Help Revive Garment District Park

By Kevin Collison The developer of the Carnival building hopes a party it's helping host this Wednesday (Oct. 12) will spur interest in a downtown...

Mending Our Broken Heart: Kansas City Trails Peers in Transit Race

"Downtown KC: Mending Our Broken Heart," was a groundbreaking series originally published by The Kansas City Star 20 years ago this month. It was...