Long-forgotten L.A. Allen home stood at Valentine and Broadway

The L.A. Allen home at the southwest corner of Valentine and Broadway as it looked in 1900. The site, now the location of the Uptown Theater, housed the large pioneer Allen family only for a short time. Then, savvy real estate investors foresaw ...

Expanded Broadway, Troost bus service to jobs, streetcar and entertainment

Courtesy KCATA. Buses on Broadway and Troost will run longer on Friday and Saturday nights, part of an effort by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to get people to and from work and entertainment venues. “Our new service ...

Broadway closed from 27th to 31st

Beginning today, Broadway Boulevard will be closed from 27th Street to 31st Street until about July 31st. According to the city, the Broadway Bridge over 30th Street will be closed for replacement. This work will last for approximately 60 days ...

Broadway CID takes its place among others in Midtown

The Broadway Community Improvements District starts soon, joining all those around it, allowing a one-cent sales tax within the district to fund security and marketing among other improvements. The city council Thursday approved the district ...

Broadway CID expected to pass today

Tom Platt of the Heart of Westport neighborhood spoke in favor of a CID on Broadway at city hall yesterday. There are community improvement districts along on Main and 39th Streets and in Westport, but not on Broadway. The city council is ...

Broadway CID advances

  Greg Patterson told the council that a CID will help to improve Broadway. Diane Burnette of the Main Street CID joined Patterson for the presentation to the council business session. By now dozens of places in the city have Community ...

Upscale noodles: Ramen shop arrives on Broadway  

Patrick Curtis, owner of the Shio Ramen Shop at 3605 Broadway makes the noodles and can talk their history. Ramen restaurants began as very small and cheap places where men would grab fast food on the way home from work. Then, “it went from ...

MGE project on Broadway moves closer to start

In another step forward, a joint city council committee on Wednesday approved a plat for the MGE building project. The matter goes to the full city council for final approval today. The council has already approved the project plan to convert ...

Kansas City Care Clinic gets grant to help with dietary management

Broadway’s Kansas City Care Clinic has some additional resources for its intensive dietary management program. The CVS Health Foundation said it has awarded the clinic with a $35,000 grant to support the program, which targets patients with ...

Charter school announces location at Broadway and Armour

A new Midtown charter school opening this fall announced today it has a location. Citizens of the World Kansas City Charter School said it has entered into negotiations  for the building at the northeast corner of Armour and Broadway. The ...