Entries by Mike

Time is running out to register for Downtown Office Summit

The Downtown Council of Kansas City invites you to attend the Downtown Kansas City Office Summit two weeks from today @ 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, Corrigan Building, 1828 Walnut Cocktail reception to follow at 5:30 p.m. on the Corrigan rooftop (weather permitting)  The Honorable Sylvester James, Mayor of the City of Kansas City, will deliver opening remarks:  The City’s […]

Two Ambassadors step up to CID leadership roles

The Community Improvement Districts (CID) of Downtown Kansas City have promoted two long-term Ambassadors to supervisor-level positions. Marvin Williams has stepped into the role of Public Maintenance Ambassador Supervisor, while Art Chatman is the new Public Landscape Ambassador Supervisor. “It’s with great pride that we announce these promotions. This announcement is not only a vote […]

Downtown KC is cookin’ this week – June 26-July 2

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in arts and entertainment in Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, June 26-July 2: CrossroadsKC at Grinders will be rockin’ this week with two outdoor shows, featuring: Dark Star Orchestra brings its signature Grateful Dead concert experience back to KC at 8 p.m. Friday Dirty Heads headlines a powerhouse show – featuring […]

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum receives $1 million from MLB & Players

  The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Downtown Kansas City received a substantial gift this week from Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and players association executive director Tony Clark were at the museum in the historic 18th & Vine jazz district on Wednesday to announce a $1 million donation […]

Where’s your Mummy? & what’s Hot in Downtown KC

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, June 19-25: American Eclipse: Journalist David Baron sets the stage for the celestial event of a lifetime – the total solar eclipse this summer on Aug. 21 – with an examination of the awe and scientific fervor inspired by the eclipse of […]

Downtown KC is smokin’ hot this week – June 12-18

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown Kansas City – from Monday to Sunday, June 12-18: Boulevardia returns this weekend with a complete lineup of music, food and beer this Friday and Saturday in the Stockyards District. Presented by Boulevard Brewing Co., Boulevardia is packed with music – featuring 40 performances on three stages […]

Downtown is jumpin’! Welcome to summer of arts & fun

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown Kansas City – from Monday to Sunday, May 29-June 4: Ax Plays Mozart – Legendary pianist Emanuel Ax performs two superb Mozart works with the Kansas City Symphony — the intricate Piano Concerto No. 16 and his 19th piano concerto, which was played at the coronation of […]