Entries by Mike Hurd

5 things to know: KCPS attains full accreditation + news beat

5 to know: Downtown news beat KCPS earns full accreditation: 5 things to know Proposed City Market tower hailed as future development model NY investors will rebrand, renovate 4 historic lofts in Downtown Profile: Bob Kendrick, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ‘Heart Carts’ offer personal storage for the houseless —

City & Downtown Council deliver Heart Carts for winter relief

City & DTC team up to provide storage containers for the unhoused The City of Kansas City is partnering with the Downtown Council to make sure unhoused residents have safe, warm shelter during extreme weather events not only for themselves, but also their belongings.  The new “Heart Carts” were  introduced  Wednesday afternoon during a news […]

KC Restaurant Week opens Friday + Get your motor running in Downtown

Restaurant Week – Passport to affordable, adventurous dining Celebrate Kansas City’s premier dining event – KC Restaurant Week – at cafes and bistros throughout Downtown and the metro area. Show your support for KC’s restaurant industry and savor some of the finest plates the city has to offer, thanks to special multicourse menus available throughout […]

Cathedral sets course for $14M investment in Downtown campus + News beat

Cathedral pursuing $14M for parish center, homeless facility The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, a landmark church that pre-dates Downtown, has launched a $14 million campaign to build a new parish hall and renovate space for its breakfast program for the homeless, reports Kevin Collison via CitySceneKC.com and Flatland KC. The brick Cathedral at 11th […]

Momentum builds for linear park + Downtown news & nostalgia

New email series spotlights ‘The KC Downtown Loop’ Click here to learn more — 5 to know: Downtown news beat Momentum builds to preserve Buck O’Neil Bridge as linear park How Cerner’s sale to Oracle could help & hurt the local tech scene City Manager marks one full year leading KCMO operations Plan calls for […]

Downtown dazzles with holiday spirits, entertainment

Downtown is dazzling this week KC Ballet: ‘The Nutcracker’ thru Christmas Eve KC Symphony: ‘Home Alone’ thru Christmas Eve Matt Carrillo’s Holiday Jazz Show at The Ship Santa’s Gingerbread Station at Crown Center Union Station is aglow with Holiday Reflections Trans-Siberian Orchestra: 25 years of holiday rock ‘The Soul of Jazz’ exhibition is the talk […]

Linear park concept gathers momentum + Downtown news beat

5 to know: Downtown news beat Converting Buck O’Neil Bridge into linear park is ‘top priority’ Aladdin Hotel may take flight under Canadian ownership Jason’s Deli to relocate right across the street Downtown marketing agencies reshape their workforce strategies Boulevardia reveals 2022 plans, including a move to Crown Center —