City Takes Another Swing at Eventually Wooing Royals Downtown

By Kevin Collison Downtown baseball is back in the game with the city joining the Downtown Council and developer Jon Copaken in funding a $120,000...

Grand Boulevard Finally Gets New Stripes, but Bicyclists Believe Much More Needed

By Kevin Collison Several years after it was proposed, Grand Boulevard is finally going on a "road diet" promised to bicyclists who now hope it's...

Developer Pursuing Two Historic Apartment Projects in ‘Fringe’ Between Downtown and Midtown

By Kevin Collison A pair of historic buildings in what their developer calls the "fringe" area between downtown and midtown are on their way...

Port KC Considers Extending Streetcar to Riverfront ‘High Priority,’ Backs Words with Funding, ‘With...

By Kevin Collison A proposed $30 million extension of the downtown streetcar to the Berkley Riverfront could substantially boost development opportunities and allow people to...

Kansas City’s First Membership-Only Dog Park Off and Running (and Barking) at West Terrace...

Downtown Kansas City's population boom has not only been people, many of the new residents are co-habitating with their favorite canines. That's the impetus for...

Downtown MAX Bus Rapid Transit Route Going Straight, Celebration This Sunday

The downtown MAX rapid transit line is going straight this Sunday after 12 years in operation. The Kansas City Transportation Authority is shifting the popular...

Promise of Streetcar Expansion Prompts Developers to Pursue $16.3 Million Apartment Project on Main...

By Kevin Collison The hoped-for expansion of the streetcar route to UMKC on Main Street has prompted a new apartment proposal for a vacant lot...

McCownGordon Purchases Downtown Building for New Headquarters, Investing $10.5 Million to Renovate

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction has purchased a three-story building at 850 Main St. and plans to spend $10.5 million renovating it as its new...

Almost Full Commerce Tower Holds Grand Opening; Added Bonus, Dowdy CVS Pharmacy Next Door...

By Kevin Collison The $139 million redevelopment of the historic Commerce Tower, described as a 'vertical neighborhood,' held its grand opening this week and 95...

Winslow’s BBQ Closing its Doors Next Month after 46 Years in the River Market

By Kevin Collison Winslow's BBQ, a City Market institution that traces its roots to the "roaring" River Quay days in 1971, is going out of...