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When Teddy Roosevelt came to Kansas City

Teddy Roosevelt’s visit to Kansas City in 1903. Crowds lined the Paseo. Photos courtesy Kansas City Public Library ...
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Museum acquires painting of Lead Belly

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has acquired a new painting of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter that once belonged to Harry ...
Photo courtesy Mayor James' Facebook page.

Mayor appoints second challenge cabinet

Photo courtesy Mayor James’ Facebook page. The mayor has appointed a new challenge cabinet – a group of young professionals ...
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Troost churches offer community concert

Two churches on Troost, St. James Catholic Church and St. Mark Hope and Peace, are hosting a concert to benefit their ministries. The ...
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Liver politics: forces align on donor changes

Lawmakers from Missouri, Kansas and nine other states joined in opposing an effort to send donor livers from the Midwest ...
Tipis on the lawn of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Photo credit: Kalie Hudson

Major exhibition on Plains Indians opens at Nelson-Atkins

Tipis on the lawn of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Photo credit: Kalie Hudson Tipis on the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum ...
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Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City (Sept. 8 – Sept. 14)

Last week we brought you Midtown Kansas City stories about a liver transplant fight at the University of Kansas hospital, ...
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KC region gets fed grant for transit

The Kansas City region will get a $1.2 million federal grant for a program to double the number of jobs accessible by public ...
Jim LaManno (pink shirt) met the children and their families of the first Terri LaManno Scholarships yesterday.

Jewish Center victim’s family awards scholarships to visually-impaired children

Jim LaManno (pink shirt) met the children and their families of the first Terri LaManno Scholarships yesterday. Although ...
A Valentine family in the 1940s. If you have old photographs of your family or your neighborhood, we might want to include them in our book on Midtown neighborhood history.

Get your neighborhood history into our book

A Valentine family in the 1940s. If you have old photographs of your family or your neighborhood, we might want to include ...