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Spirit of giving comes to the rescue for homeless, hungry

The spirit of giving came to the rescue this Thanksgiving season at the Downtown Community Services Center (DSCS). Thanks to the support of a cadre of corporate and philanthropic partners, the Downtown Council (DTC) and its Community Improvement Districts successfully raised $105,000 and provided in-kind support to make critical repairs and improvements at the DCSC […]


Downtown Office Summit lights the path toward a ‘bright future’

Office Summit: Newer offerings will light Downtown’s way to a ‘bright future’ Commercial real estate analysts joined with area business leaders on Tuesday to align research, data and strategies for driving growth in the Downtown Kansas City office market in the face of the pandemic. They gathered at the fourth annual Downtown KC Office Summit, […]

Podcast spotlights MCC Chancellor + KC Streetcar to honor Buck O’Neil, NLBM

MCC Chancellor shares her insights & outlook on Imagine Downtown KC podcast The new Imagine Downtown KC podcast features a conversation with Dr. Kimberly Beatty, chancellor of Metropolitan Community College (MCC). MCC is “a catalyst for workforce development and talent retention” in Kansas City,” Dr. Beatty tells Kemet Coleman, podcast host. “We are a lynchpin […]

Office Summit + COVID survey + Veterans Day salute

Downtown KC Office Summit on tap for Tuesday All eyes will be on Downtown Kansas City as area business leaders gather on Tuesday to explore the future of commercial office space at the Downtown KC Office Summit. Highlighting this year’s program will be a briefing by Spencer Levy, the CBRE executive from Baltimore and icon of […]

LaunchKC, Keystone join forces + Office Summit set for Tuesday

LaunchKC enters partnership with Keystone Labs As LaunchKC begins its seventh year, it kicks off a new partnership with Keystone Labs, part of the Keystone Community Corporation. LaunchKC is a nonprofit initiative powered by the Downtown Council and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. LaunchKC has become an economic engine that has generated […]

Meet the new City Manager + Streetcar podcast + Troostival + Trunk or Treat

Mayor, City Council select New Jersey official as next City Manager Brian Platt, currently the business administrator for Jersey City, N.J., will become Kansas City’s new city manager early next year following a City Council vote on Thursday. Platt’s selection followed a 13-month-long competitive nationwide search and recruitment process. He is expected to move to […]

Ballet presents Holiday Show + CarnEVIL plans + Residential focus

KC Ballet reveals plans for live Holiday Show The first Kansas City Ballet production in the COVID era will be an all-new one hour show specifically designed to lift your spirits during the holidays. Live performances are set for Dec. 4-20 in the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity. Even with face masks and social […]