Entries by Mike

Air Show, Riverfest to light up Downtown skies

The KC Air Show – complete with the Blue Angels – and the beloved KC Riverfest will light up the Downtown skyline for the holiday week ahead. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, July 1-7: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St. and National WWI Museum and […]

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Nueterra joins forces with LaunchKC to fuel new Health Accelerator

  The Downtown Council (DTC), the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, (EDCKC) and Nueterra Capital announce the formation of Kansas City’s newest industry vertical accelerator – the  LaunchKC Health Accelerator powered by Nueterra Capital – designed for early-stage businesses that are working to disrupt the current healthcare system. With national healthcare spending projected […]

‘Hamilton’ elevates the week ahead in the Big Town

The entire Kansas City arts & entertainment scene will be on its toes this week, as Hamilton begins week two of its three-week revolution in Downtown KC. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to the heart of the City from Monday to Sunday, June 24-30: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, will romance the East Crossroads […]

‘Hamilton’ takes a shot at the Downtown arts scene

The Kansas City debut of ‘Hamilton’; a re-imagined celebration of ‘Oklahoma’; the triumphant return of the Maker Fest; the stirring Taps at the Tower ceremonies; and the farewell tour of music legend George Clinton raise the bar for a memorable stretch of arts and entertainment this week in Downtown Kansas City. Roll the highlight reel […]

Signature events & World Cup watch parties top the week ahead

Three of Downtown’s annual, signature events – Boulevardia, the Future Stages Festival and Taps at the Tower – along with one of the final pre-election Mayoral forums and a series nationally recognized World Cup Watch Parties – headline a rich calendar of events this week. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming up in Downtown […]

McCownGordon celebrates its new Downtown HQ

McCownGordon Construction is refreshing its logo as part of its 20th anniversary, the company announced Thursday, according to The Kansas City Business Journal. The announcement came during the grand opening celebration of its new headquarters at 850 Main St. in Downtown Kansas City. Like the company’s previous logo, the new one still has a red and […]

KC PrideFest, Stonehenge take center stage this week in Downtown

A celebration of KC Pride; the North American premiere of a remarkable exhibition on Stonehenge; and the opening of a mind-blowing retrospective of the artwork of Ralph Steadman will set the stage for a breath-taking week ahead in Downtown KC. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming up in Downtown from Memorial Day Monday, May […]

‘Celebration’ raises for the bar for holiday week ahead

Downtown is preparing a spectacular start to summer with Celebration at the Station and the national premiere of a major Stonehenge exhibition this week at Union Station, along with a complete calendar of arts, music and more Monday to Sunday, May 20-26. Roll the highlight reel for the week ahead: Celebration at the Station – […]

Mother’s Day week is jammed with artistic gifts

  Celebrate the season with a wide and eclectic collection of arts & entertainment ranging from the Kansas City Ballet to the Moth Mainstage; from Bluegrass in the Bottoms to the Kansas City Symphony; to the introduction of a world-class visual art experience at Union Station this week, from Monday to Sunday, May 13-19: Let’s […]