Entries by Mike

Fringe Fest to flip A&E scene upside-down for 2nd week

From the always-wild-and-crazy Fringe Festival to the KC return of Billy Bob Thornton and his Boxcutters, Downtown will be the place to be for arts & entertainment again this week. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to the Big Town from Monday to Sunday, July 22-28: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, basking […]

Downtown eases into summer arts groove this week

Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to the DowntownKC arts and entertainment scene this week – Monday to Sunday, July 8-14: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St. and National WWI Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Dr. This week, a collaboration between these two Downtown KC institutions for Catharsis – a two-part program on […]

Air Show, Riverfest to light up Downtown skies

The KC Air Show – complete with the Blue Angels – and the beloved KC Riverfest will light up the Downtown skyline for the holiday week ahead. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, July 1-7: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St. and National WWI Museum and […]

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Nueterra joins forces with LaunchKC to fuel new Health Accelerator

  The Downtown Council (DTC), the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, (EDCKC) and Nueterra Capital announce the formation of Kansas City’s newest industry vertical accelerator – the  LaunchKC Health Accelerator powered by Nueterra Capital – designed for early-stage businesses that are working to disrupt the current healthcare system. With national healthcare spending projected […]

‘Hamilton’ elevates the week ahead in the Big Town

The entire Kansas City arts & entertainment scene will be on its toes this week, as Hamilton begins week two of its three-week revolution in Downtown KC. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to the heart of the City from Monday to Sunday, June 24-30: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, will romance the East Crossroads […]

‘Hamilton’ takes a shot at the Downtown arts scene

The Kansas City debut of ‘Hamilton’; a re-imagined celebration of ‘Oklahoma’; the triumphant return of the Maker Fest; the stirring Taps at the Tower ceremonies; and the farewell tour of music legend George Clinton raise the bar for a memorable stretch of arts and entertainment this week in Downtown Kansas City. Roll the highlight reel […]

Signature events & World Cup watch parties top the week ahead

Three of Downtown’s annual, signature events – Boulevardia, the Future Stages Festival and Taps at the Tower – along with one of the final pre-election Mayoral forums and a series nationally recognized World Cup Watch Parties – headline a rich calendar of events this week. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming up in Downtown […]

McCownGordon celebrates its new Downtown HQ

McCownGordon Construction is refreshing its logo as part of its 20th anniversary, the company announced Thursday, according to The Kansas City Business Journal. The announcement came during the grand opening celebration of its new headquarters at 850 Main St. in Downtown Kansas City. Like the company’s previous logo, the new one still has a red and […]