Hall of Fame Classic +Social Venture Studio + Downtown news

Downtown KC is playing host to the national collegiate Hall of Fame Classic on Monday and Tuesday.

College basketball Hall of Fame Classic returns to Downtown KC

The eyes of U.S. collegiate basketball are on Downtown Kansas City, as National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame festivities unfold now through Tuesday.

The Hall of Fame inducted eight players and coaches – including Kansas Jayhawk Paul Pierce – during ceremonies on Sunday AND is preparing for the annual Hall of Fame Classic basketball showcase on Monday and Tuesday nights at the T-Mobile Center. Click here for Classic tickets and more information.

This illustration contemplates what an aerial gondola could look like at State Line Road and West 9th Street.

6 to know: Downtown news beat

KCK eyes gondola to connect to Downtown KC

LaunchKC introduces Social Venture Studio

Folly Theater lands $2M donation from Sunderland Foundation

NYC investor acquires Downtown Marriott Hotel

Auschwitz exhibition attracts unprecedented success

Streetcar Authority begins study of East-West extension

LaunchKC’s inaugural Social Venture Studio plans to provide support, including grant awards and mentoring, for five to seven startups focused on tackling social, racial and environmental issues around Kansas City.