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Council passes Crown Center blight designation, but with reservations

The city council easily passed a blight designation Thursday for an $80 million development south of Crown Center, but some ...
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Tax breaks for development south of Crown Center move forward

As a start toward an $80 million mixed-use development south of Crown Center, a city council committee on Wednesday approved ...
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A flaw in liquor consents: An owner of many properties can stop or coerce new businesses

Getting consents from surrounding property owners for a liquor license is fine, city officials say, but it is being abused. The ...
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Time to replace KCI, airlines say, and they will pay

A rendering of a potential new ticketing hall shown to the city council. The airlines at KCI want to build a new single terminal ...
At a recent event in the Crossroads, Alex Hamil (in the baseball cap) talked to fellow artists about the Penn Valley Plein Air Fest and other outdoor painting competitions that offer chances for learning new skills and finding new audiences.

Penn Valley Park offers ideal setting for outdoor painting competition

At a recent event in the Crossroads, Alex Hamil (in the baseball cap) talked to fellow artists about the Penn Valley Plein ...
UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton, State Senator Kiki Curls and Police Chief Darryl Forte cut the ribbon for the new Center for Neighborhoods at 4747 Troost on Saturday.

Center for Neighborhoods now open for business

UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton, State Senator Kiki Curls and Police Chief Darryl Forte cut the ribbon for the new Center for ...
Some of the older homes built around 1909 have since been replaced but other small homes on these West Plaza blocks have stood since there area developed more than 100 years ago.  This house stood near the corner of 46th and Wyoming.

Immigrants and workers built their homes in the West Plaza neighborhood

Some of the older homes built around 1909 have since been replaced but other small homes on this West Plaza block have stood ...
City manager Troy Schulte thinks the city should spend $26 million to upgrade 18th and Vine and link the area to the Crossroads.

Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (April 17 – April 24)

City manager Troy Schulte thinks the city should spend $26 million to upgrade 18th and Vine and link the area to the Crossroads. Last ...
Courtesy CCVI Trolley Run.

Courtesy CCVI Trolley Run. There are a couple of races this weekend, not in Midtown but we’re passing along the information in ...
Shakespeare Festival Founder Marilyn Strauss with Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner and the bard at city hall.

Dead since 1616, Shakespeare visits city hall

Shakespeare Festival Founder Marilyn Strauss with Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner and the bard at city hall. William Shakespeare ...