Restored Historic Savoy Hotel and Restaurant Debuts This August

By Kevin Collison The historic Savoy Hotel, a downtown landmark since 1888, is scheduled to reopen in early August following an extensive renovation by Louisville-based...

Data Tells Real Downtown Housing Story

GUEST COMMENTARY By Bill Dietrich Maintaining existing affordable housing stock and increasing that inventory are critical for the sustainability and continued growth of greater Downtown...

City Club Apartment Project Still on Track, But Fires Plague Vacant Hotel

Editor's note. The developer of the City Club Apartment project released this letter today (April 17) following another fire at the vacant hotel property...

Arizona Postcard: Riding the Rails in Metro Phoenix and Tucson

By Dave Scott During a spring break to visit family and the Kansas City Royals in Arizona, I got a good sense of how urban...

Broadway Deli Plans to Pile on the Pastrami in the Crossroads

By Kevin Collison In a match made in sandwich heaven, the soon-to-open Broadway Deli is bringing the piled-on-thick, genuine Chicago flavor of Manny's, one of...

The Roasterie Brews a 25th Anniversary Celebration

By Kevin Collison Getting together with The Roasterie founder Danny O'Neill to discuss the 25th anniversary of his business on Southwest Boulevard is, not surprisingly,...

Historic Kansas City Honors Pickwick Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The newly-renovated East 9 at Pickwick Plaza apartment project was honored with two top awards from Historic Kansas City Wednesday, the city's...

East Crossroads Apartment Wins City Plan Commission Approval

(Updated July 19. The City Plan Commission approved rezoning for the East Crossroads project this week. It will next be considered by the Kansas City...

McCownGordon Celebrates Start of Downtown Headquarters Project

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction celebrated the start of a $10.5 million renovation project that will convert a three-story building at 850 Main St. into...

EAST + WEST Men’s Clothing Adds to Retail Options in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Cameron Niederhauser wants EAST + WEST, his new men's clothing shop at 1828 Grand, to fuel the Crossroads evolution beyond being known...