Entries by Mike

Keynote to feature Loews Hotels, H&R Block CEOs

Downtown Kansas City’s progress in becoming the region’s leading destination for visitors, tourists and conventioneers will be the main course of the Downtown Council’s Annual Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Kansas City Convention Center. Headlining the annual event will be a Keynote Conversation with Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO of New York-based Loews […]

Take of a taste of Downtown dining + A&E this week

From Lyle Lovett and his Small Band to The Sound of Music; from Cirque du Soleil Crystal to The Yellowjackets; and from KC Restaurant Week to And, That’s Why We Drink at The Truman, Downtown KC is smokin’ hot this week. Roll the highlight reel for the week in arts, culture, entertainment and dining – Monday to Sunday, Jan. […]

NYE to First Friday – a rockin’ week ahead in Downtown

From Noon and New Year’s Eve festivities on Monday to First Friday; and from the City-Wide Kwanzaa Celebration to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire …  Downtown will be Dazzling again this week. Roll the highlight reel for the last of the 2018 holiday celebrations – and much more – in the Big Town, Monday, Dec. 31 […]

Kay Barnes to receive Downtown Council’s highest honor

Former Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes will receive the Downtown Council’s highest honor at its Annual Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in the Kay Barnes Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Barnes is considered the architect Downtown’s renaissance. Serving as mayor from 1999-2007, she championed the rebirth of Downtown around three complementary initiatives […]

Downtown continues to Dazzle thru NY Eve

From the WWI Truce Tournament to the Broadway tour of Book of Mormons; from the City-Wide Celebration of Kwanzaa to New Year’s Eve revelry in multiple locations; and from Noon Year’s Eve fun for families at Science City to the Soulfest at Municipal Auditorium … Downtown will be simply Dazzling this week from Christmas Eve to […]

Crossroads bar nabs national attention for its holiday spirit(s)

A Downtown Kansas City holiday pop-up bar is featured in a national story featuring “Bars that really get into the holiday spirit.” The Daily Beast pointed its national spotlight last week on festive pop-up bars, which “have officially taken over America.” The Miracle at Rockhill on the second floor of The Rockhill Grille, 2000 Grand, topped […]

Holiday arts and lights shine bright in Downtown this week

From the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train at Union Station to the final week of the Kansas City Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker; from the Kansas City Symphony’s Christmas Festival to The Elders at Knucklehead;s; and from Harry Connick Jr. at the Midland to, well, could it get any better than that?… Downtown will be Dazzling this […]