Union Station Kicks Off New Outdoor Entertainment Venue Backed by Great Downtown Kansas City...

By Kevin Collison Union Station kicked off its new Haverty Family Yards outdoor entertainment venue last weekend with a soulful performance by Anderson East and...

Two Major Hotel Projects in Downtown Kansas City Continue Moving Forward in Addition to...

By Kevin Collison Two major hotel projects continue to move forward in downtown Kansas City, which combined with the planned convention hotel, will add...

Nature’s Own Opens In River Market; Owners Want to be Full-Service Grocer for Growing...

By Kevin Collison It didn't take long for Jeff Henkle to know he found the right spot to reincarnate Nature's Own. Residents in the River Market...

Tech N9ne to Kickoff New Indoor Concert Venue in Crossroads this September; First Foray...

By Kevin Collison A couple of veterans of the Nashville concert scene are opening a new indoor venue in the Crossroads called The Truman,...

Downtown Kansas City Convention Hotel Project Gets New Investor and Operator; Groundbreaking Expected Oct....

By Kevin Collison The long-planned Kansas City downtown convention hotel has a new flag and welcome infusion of cash from Loews Hotels, a New York-based...

New Spokes Peddles Beers, Bikes and Bites in Downtown Kansas City

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City is on a roll, and one of its latest new businesses is spinning a blend of bicycles, beers and...

Urban Core Group Offers Inside Look at New Pickwick Plaza Apartment Project in Downtown...

The Urban Core Group is holding its monthly get together June 28 at East9, aka the historic Pickwick Plaza apartment project. The new development...

Indianapolis Postcard

Commentary by Kevin Collison Indianapolis is considered one of the smarter cities in America when it comes to revitalizing its downtown so a recent Father's...

Downtown Kansas City Apartment Boom Fueled by Return to Walkable Living

By Kevin Collison Apartment construction in metropolitan Kansas City is hitting levels not seen since before the Great Recession with more than 5,000 units expected...

Plans to Redevelop Washington Square Park in Downtown Kansas City Remain Work in Progress

By Kevin Collison Three years after being hired by Union Station Kansas City to explore options for redeveloping property it owns on the north side...