Office tower stands in for mountain peak in national commercial + Downtown news

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Downtown office tower stands in for mountain peak in TV commercial A national “Got milk?” campaign has made a splash in Downtown Kansas City, while taking its message to new heights – literally. The Kansas City Business Journal reports…

AJM to host Billie Holiday exhibit + First Friday weekend + Downtown news

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American Jazz Museum to host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit beginning Saturday In April 1957, photographer Jerry Dantzic had an assignment from Decca Records to photograph Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark,…

Morning Scoop – KCMO Small Business Relief Fund + OPEN for business

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from ... The Morning Scoop - Downtown Council of KCMO, May 6, 2020 Support Downtown retailers, restaurants As Downtown retailers and restaurants prepare to open their doors for shoppers and diners beginning Friday, May 15, remember…

Morning Scoop – KC Ballet introduces @Home viewing

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from ... The Morning Scoop - Downtown Council of KCMO, April 23, 2020 KCBallet@Home begins Friday with 'The Uneven' The Kansas City Ballet has pivoted from live performances for the time being, and introduces a new virtual outlet, KCBallet@Home. From…

Morning Scoop – Fed introduces new lending program + support for restaurants

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from ... The Morning Scoop - Downtown Council of KCMO, April 21, 2020 KC Carryout Crew supports Downtown area restaurants Belly up to the curbside, my friends. Step right up. Downtown area restaurants need our support now. KC eateries…

Morning Scoop – DTC introduces online COVID-19 resource center

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from ... The Morning Scoop - Downtown Council of KCMO, April 2, 2020 DTC introduces online COVID-19 resource center The Downtown Council, as well as the Downtown and River Market Community Improvement Districts, are working daily to…

Welcome to Downtown KC – There is much to see and do this week!

NEWS ALERT - March 11, 2020 - The Big 12 Conference announced on on Wednesday, that the men's and women's tournament games will go on this week and weekend at Sprint Center and Municipal Auditorium, but fans will not be permitted in the…

Are you ready for March Madness … in arts, autos and (yes) sports?

Roll the highlight reel ... and start your engines... to generate some heat for March Madness n the Downtown arts, entertainment,sports and automotive scenes from Monday to Sunday, March 2-8: Bartle Hall, 301 W. 13th St. This week, the…

Ailey dance, PBR bulls, Zappa rats – Downtown scene is all about eclectic

Roll the highlight reel to generate some heat in the Downtown arts and entertainment scene from Monday to Sunday, Feb. 24-March 1: The City Market, 20 E. 5th St. This week, explore Kansas City’s original marketplace connecting local…

KC Ballet, Folly Jazz, Mardis Gras Crawl set an eclectic beat for Downtown

Roll the highlight reel to generate some heat on Swan Lake and in the Downtown arts and entertainment scene from Monday to Sunday, Feb. 17-23: Bartle Hall , 301 W. 13th St. This week, World of Wheels - featuring America's top hot rods,…

Downtown sets the stage for Valentine’s cheer… and romance

Roll the highlight reel to generate some heat for a Valentine's Day week of arts and entertainment in Downtown Kansas City - Monday to Sunday, Feb. 10-16: The City Market, 20 E. 5th St. This week, explore Kansas City’s original marketplace…

Downtown Council to honor Crossroads champion with its highest award

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  The Downtown Council of Kansas City (DTC) has selected Suzie Aron, the venerable champion of the Crossroads Arts District over the last 30 years, to receive its highest honor at the DTC Annual Luncheon on Jan. 30. Aron will become…