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Podcast features Mayor Q + City establishes LGBTQ Commission

The future of Downtown KC – Mayor Q’s perspective Just in time for Christmas, the Imagine Downtown KC podcast features an exclusive conversation with Mayor Quinton Lucas. You can  access the podcast via the Downtown Council website, or wherever you get your podcasts. The series is an essential element of the Downtown Council’s leadership on […]

Podcast aims at innovation + Dish previews KC Restaurant Week

Podcast: Imaging a regional innovation campus in Downtown KC Tune in to the latest episode of the Imagine Downtown KC podcast series, as host Kemet Coleman talks with Kevin McGinnis about  innovation and workforce development in Downtown Kansas City, along with an entrepreneurial vision for the Keystone Innovation District. McGinnis serves as president & CEO of […]


Safe Commute KC + Shop (& Dish) Local + Survey deadline today

#SafeCommuteKC – Your roadmap for re-opening workplaces As Greater Kansas City continues to balance our region’s economy and community health needs, employer-based safe commute policies and plans are integral to core business operations and the health of our workforce. The new Safe Commute Guide was created through a partnership between MARC, RideKC, KC Streetcar, KC […]

Spirit of giving comes to the rescue for homeless, hungry

The spirit of giving came to the rescue this holiday 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 […]