Investment at 18th & Vine; New leaders for Ballet & Symphony; & more news

The Jazz III redevelopment plan would add 48 apartments on top of retail space on the south side of 18th Street between The Paseo and Vine. (Site plan from developer)

6 to know: Downtown KC news beat

Affordable housing plan jazzes up investment at 18th & Vine

City rushes to consider changes to its ‘Constitution’

Kansas City Ballet names new leader for first time in 25 years

KC Symphony selects new music director after two-year search

Port KC advances funding mechanism for 0.7 mile riverfront streetcar

Vicinity Energy sees network opportunities heating up in Downtown

The Kansas City Ballet Board of Directors has appointed David Gray as Executive Director, effective July 1. Gray will succeed Jeff Bentley, following his 25 years of KC Ballet leadership.