Entries by Mike

Garth to set the KC arts & entertainment scene on fire

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown – from today (Monday) to Sunday, May 1-7: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and 5-Que Run – presented by the Guadalupe Center – is the largest and longest running celebration of its kind in the region. The Fiesta attracts more than 5,000 people from throughout the Kansas City region., and […]

Superheroes rule Downtown this weekend at Planet Comicon

The world of pop culture descends on Bartle Hall for three huge days of celebrities, comics, superheroes, collectibles and more during Planet Comicon Kansas City. Superheroes will have no need to hide their alter-egos this week as Planet Comicon Kansas City, the area’s largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture expo, takes over […]

University Health to host Downtown Council on Thursday

Downtown Council members, stakeholders and friends are invited to a special open house of University Health, the newest outpatient health care center in Downtown Kansas City, from 5 -7 p.m. Thursday. (See below to RSVP.) University Health, 2101 Charlotte on Hospital Hill, is the newest adult outpatient care center of Truman Medical Centers. It features services for […]

Go Green! City plans Earth Day advocacy activities

  Earth Day celebrates its 47th anniversary of eco-advocacy this Saturday, and the City of Kansas City is in the forefront of green activities   Kansas City, Missouri, residents looking to properly dispose of those larger, more difficult recycling items need to look no further than the city‘s free Earth Day recycling event from 8 […]

Ballet, ‘Beautiful’ & Disney ice queens to heat up Downtown

The Kansas City Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty; the theatrical presentation of the Carole King’s musical gifts and the Disney on Ice queens will highlight a heart-melting week of arts and entertainment in Downtown KC.  Here is the highlight reel for what’s happening – Monday, March 27 to Sunday, April 2: Disney on Ice: Follow Your […]