Rock Island Bridge timeline + Guide to Tuesday’s election + Downtown news

This architectural rendering shows plans for the revamped Rock Island Bridge over the Kansas River. Developers plan to open a public trail, bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and an entertainment venue on the now-closed bridge. Gould Evans.

5 to know: Downtown news beat

Rock Island Bridge project to begin construction by fall

LaunchKC to be featured in next Keystone Sessions

Rowland excited about Lead Bank’s future under new owner

Gen Z election candidates share ambition, obstacles

Florida investor looks to acquire second Crossroads apartment tower

The Reverb apartment complex is about to get a new owner, the Seminole Real Estate Fund. The real estate investment arm of the Seminole tribe bought another Crossroads Arts District apartment complex earlier this year. Burns & McDonnell.


Missouri voters will go the polls Tuesday. Are you ready?

Missouri voters will have the chance to cast a primary ballot on Tuesday, Aug. 2 for representatives in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., and in the Missouri State Senate and House of Representatives in Jefferson City. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Click here to review the Kansas City Star’s voter guide.