Lula Owner Gets Best 40th Birthday Gift

By Kevin Collison Brad Gilmore celebrated his 40th birthday last week with the gift he always wanted, the opportunity to run his own restaurant. The co-founder...

Cocina47 Plaza Zoning Controversy Grows—Six Stories

By Kevin Collison An already heated zoning dispute over the height of what originally was a three-story restaurant proposal by the Plaza has taken a...

Zaina Brings Mediterranean Cuisine to Crown Center Shops

Zaina has opened on the ground level of Crown Center Shops and the co-owner of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurant believes the new...

Hunt Midwest Taking Second Floor of Corrigan Station II

Hunt Midwest is locating a satellite office in downtown and will occupy the second floor of the Corrigan Station II building at 19th and...

Jackson County Moving Up to Quality Hill

By Kevin Collison Jackson County is moving to Quality Hill, that is 200 of its administrative employees now working at the historic, downtown Courthouse building. The...

Major Renovation Project Part of Kansas City PBS ‘Picture This’ Initiative

By Kevin Collison Kansas City PBS has begun the public phase of its "Picture This" campaign, a $16.5 million initiative that will renovate its office...

Dillard’s Said to be in Talks for Plaza Nordstrom Site

(Editor's note, updated April 12: Nordstrom is no longer listing a plan to open a Plaza location on its website. The Plaza owners have released...

Dubliner Bids Farewell after 10 Years in P&L District

By Kevin Collison The Dubliner, one of the Power & Light District's most prominent, locally-based tenants, closed Thursday after operating 10 years as, its co-owner...

Downtown Council Launches New Resident Survey

The Downtown Council has launched its annual resident survey, a tool the organization says helps it identify and lobby for improvements desired by people...

Riverfront Hotel and Apartment Projects Take First Steps Forward

By Kevin Collison A proposed $29 million boutique hotel that would be the first big commercial project on the downtown riverfront during its recent revival...