Entries by Mike

Sustainability is focus of Cleantech Accelerator, powered by Black & Veatch, LaunchKC

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – SEPT. 11, 2019 – Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator. The seven startups include two Midwestern companies, one from […]

Nueterra selects 6 companies for Launch Health Accelerator

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – Sept. 11, 2019 – Six innovative technology entrepreneurs – focused on disruptive, yet sustainable solutions to improving patient care and lowering costs – have been selected to join the Launch Health Accelerator powered by Nueterra Capital. The six businesses include four from the Kansas City region, one from Denver and one […]

Irish smiles will light up the A&E scene this week

The grand and glorious KC Irish Fest returns this weekend to Crown Center. With more than 30 bands, plus Irish foods, drinks, dance and traditions, the annual festival tops the week’s schedule of urban arts & entertainment. Roll the highlight reel for what’s happening in Downtown KC this week – Monday to Sunday, Aug. 26-Sep. […]

Downtown A&E scene will be dancing in the streets this week

A grand tradition of dancing, courtesy of the Kansas City Ballet, tops the honor roll of what’s happening  in Downtown KC this week. Roll the highlight reel for Monday to Sunday, Aug. 19-25: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, firing up the outdoor concert scene with back-to-back weekend shows with G Love & Special […]

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Quality Hill streets are glowing again thanks to City-DTC partnership

By Kevin Collison, CityScene KC (Aug. 12, 2019) The Quality Hill neighborhood finally has its old-fashioned street lamps in action again thanks to a partnership between the city and a private fundraising effort led by the Downtown Council (DTC). The leafy neighborhood of brick homes and apartments on the west side of Downtown had been increasingly […]