Entries by Mike Hurd

Downtown hotel scores BIG + News beat + Cornucopia fun

5 to know: Downtown news beat 21c Museum Hotel selected as one of top 50 on the planet KC awards $1.5B concessions contract for aiport Denver developer to bring gastro pub to Crossroads J. Rieger opens Electric Park Garden Bar in East Bottoms City Council rejects incentives for luxury hotel – Cornucopia introduces a ferris […]

KC Streetcar track nightwork is on tap this week

KC Streetcar track repair work in Downtown will continue this week, Sunday through Thursday, Oct. 10-14, according to the KC Streetcar Authority. All work will be performed at night only, between 10 p.m.-5 a.m. Work will take place on Main Street between 7th Street and Petticoat, and will conclude in the early morning hours of […]

bcp tech, LaunchKC join forces + Downtown news + Cheers! to the Y

Four InsurTech startups selected for bcp tech accelerator Startland News – Four of the industry’s most-promising seed stage startups — an international mix of InsurTech solutions — are expected to be the beneficiaries of Kansas City’s extensive insurance expertise, explained Nathan Kurtz, announcing the second cohort of the LaunchKC-backed bcp tech InsurTech accelerator. “We are […]

Office Summit coming Nov. 9 + University Health reveal

Downtown KC Office Summit due for liftoff on Nov. 9 The Downtown Council is preparing to welcome 350 business leaders on Tuesday, Nov. 9 for a summit meeting on the hottest commodity in Downtown’s escalating revitalization – the commercial office market. The 5th annual Downtown KC Office Summit will feature a keynote address by Revathi […]

Downtown is packed with palooza this weekend

Taste the Downtown difference! 8 to experience this weekend First Friday @ Crossroads Junior League Holiday Mart * Thru Sunday Troostapalooza! Music, food, arts & more KC Oktoberfest @ Crown Center Madeleine Peyroux @ Kauffman Center 311 @ Grinders Lights, Camera, Vine @ Jazz Museum Soundscapes @ Lyric Opera – Crossroads —

Madison Flitch + Downtown news + Streetcar art tour

5 to read: Downtown news beat Kansas City Southern agrees to merge with Canadian Pacific So, what do you think about Downtown baseball? Madison Flitch founder transforms furniture into art Buck O’Neil Bridge replacement work prompts road closures KC Royals: Dreaming about a Downtown ballpark? — Art on the Line – KC Streetcar art tour […]

KC Streetcar track repair nightwork to unfold this week

KC Streetcar tack repair work in Downtown KC will continue this week, Sept 20 – 24, and will be done at night only, between the hours of 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. This work will take place on Main Street between 7th Street and Petticoat. All work will conclude in the early morning hours of […]

Buck O’Neil Bridge project prompts road closures

MoDOT traffic alert regarding Buck O’Neil Bridge replacement The Missouri Department of Transportation will soon enter a new phase of the Buck O’Neil/US 169 Missouri River Bridge replacement project. Phase One-B will cause extensive closures beginning this week. All work is weather dependent. Crews will reduce Beardsley Rd. to one lane between 5th and 4th […]