Conversion of Historic Ozark Building to Hotel Begins at Ninth and Grand

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared in CityScene Oct. 18, 2021) By Kevin Collison Preliminary demolition work has begun on converting the historic Ozark building...

Art Garden KC Begins This Sunday at City Market Park

Art Garden KC, a weekly event featuring 60 vendors, kids' art activities and an open mic showcase, begins this Sunday at the City Market...

Big West Bottoms Redevelopment Plan Backed by City, Stirs Fears of Some Neighbors

By Kevin Collison SomeraRoad's ambitious proposal to transform a sleepy section of the West Bottoms into a "dynamic" mixed-use district has strong support from City...

Crown Center Launches ‘Jungle Cruise’ to Start WeekEnder Series

Free live music and movies return to Crown Center Square when the annual WeekEnder  event kicks off this Friday with the Damien Gunn band...

LA Gaming Tech Company Leases Space at P&L District

Mythical Games, a Los Angeles-based game technology company, is opening an office in the  Power & Light District that could employ up to 100...

Blue KC Buys 5-Acre Lot From Union Station, ‘Flexibility’ for HQ Decision

By Kevin Collison Blue KC has purchased a five-acre parking lot owned by Union Station adjoining its offices on Main street, a move that will...

RiverFest Combining Fireworks with World War I Museum, Ending Riverfront Event

KC RiverFest is ending its annual Fourth of Day fireworks celebration at Berkley Park and combining its pyrotechnics with the National World War I...

Commission Backs Landmark Protection for Buildings at 31st and Main

By Kevin Collison A unanimous recommendation last week that several endangered buildings at 31st and Main be declared local landmarks has City Councilwoman Katheryn...

Cathedral Revises Capital Campaign, Seeks New Site for Homeless Ministry

By Kevin Collison The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception has revamped its $14 million capital campaign, dropping plans for a new space for its homeless...

Lux Living Takes Over Freight House Village, Plans 250-Unit Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison Lux Living has taken over the Freight House Village redevelopment plan from its previous developer and wants to build a $60 million...