News beat: Juneteenth + Civic Council chair + Mayor’s conference + more

Ed “Bucketman” Humes plays his buckets on 18th Street during Kansas City’s 2021 Juneteenth Heritage Festival in the 18th and Vine Jazz District.

5 to know: Downtown KC in the news

KC is celebrating Juneteenth all month long

Rock Island Bridge developer solidifies sales tax agreement with UG

Madeleine McDonough named Civic Council’s new board chair

Film Row: Crossroads’ historic tie to Hollywood

Hundreds of mayors to converge on KC for 2024 conference

Mayor Quinton Lucas basks in the spotlight of the U.S. Conference of Mayors last week in Reno, Nev.