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CIDs to provide services to Port KC + Dish serves winter options

CID Ambassadors to provide contract services to Berkley Riverfront The Downtown and River Market Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) have reached an agreement with Port KC (the Port Authority of Kansas City) to provide maintenance contract services to benefit visitors and residents to Port KC properties on the riverfront, effective this month. “The agreement between the […]

Live performances return to Downtown beginning this week

Disney On Ice to open 8-day run of live shows at T-Mobile Center This week marks the return of live performances at the T-Mobile Center, as Disney On Ice prepares to open a series of 15 shows over eight days beginning Thursday. The ice extravaganza marks the first live events at the center since the […]

Results of COVID sentiment survey + ULI selects East Village for competition

COVID-19 survey draws responses from local + national urban residents A nationwide COVID-19 sentiment survey of urban dwellers across the country has produced an insightful look at the responses of Downtown KC residents. Conducted in December by RRC Associates in coordination with the International Downtown Association (IDA), the survey of downtown residents in the U.S. […]

Statement from Downtown Council leadership

  The leadership of the Downtown Council has issued this statement regarding the national events that began to unfold one week ago:   January 13, 2021 The tragic events that unfolded in the nation’s capital last Wednesday mark a milestone for American democracy.  The televised images of a violent insurrection at the Capitol Building rocked […]

KC Restaurant Week features 36 Downtown area eateries

Celebrating and supporting hundreds of local businesses – including 36 Downtown area eateries, Kansas City Restaurant Week presented by Sysco returns to the metro beginning Friday and running through Jan. 17. From carryout and delivery services to traditional dine-in experiences, the 12th annual event will showcase the region’s culinary talents through special, multi-course menus at […]

City Manager to address Downtowners + Mayor opens up on podcast

Downtowners virtual luncheon to feature new City Manager Kansas City’s new City Manager Brian Platt will take center stage at this month’s meeting of the KC Downtowners. The virtual luncheon meeting is set for noon Wednesday, Jan. 13. Admission is free, although you will need to RSVP online. Platt came to Kansas City in December […]

KC Carryout Challenge begins winter dining campaign

Downtown Dish serves up new campaign to support restaurants The Downtown Dish is introducing a new campaign to support Downtown area restaurants, bars, coffee shops, breweries, bakeries and distilleries as we prepare for a long, cold winter. Say hello to the KC Carryout Challenge. The challenge is simple. On every Wednesday from January through March […]