A developer is proposing a $78 million office tower at 46th Terrace and Pennsylvania Avenue, the first new office project pitched for the Country Club Plaza area since a controversial plan fell through three years ago. The 12-story building is being pursued by Block Real Estate Services for a 1.5-acre location where the firm had proposed a hotel project last year.
In this edition of "Holding Court with Blair Kerkhoff," The Star's Blair Kerkhoff talks with Kathy Nelson, the president of the Kansas City Sports Commission, about what the Big 12 mens basketball tournament means to Kansas City. The tournament action gets underway Wednesday night. Kansas and Kansas State begin play Thursday.
Prosecutors charged Eric L. Gahagans, 23, with involuntary manslaughter, driving without a license and possession of a controlled substance in connection with the July 28 death of Cheekeerah Miracle-Jones.
- 25 Under 25 awards banquet
- West Bottoms Warehouse Weekend: Saturday
- Gala of the Royal Horses attendees
- Leprechaun Lane 5K/10K
- First Friday in the West Bottoms
- 2014 KC Gem & Mineral Show
- Greater KC Int'l Auto Show
- Network After Work: March 6
- Sporting KC Takeoff
- Beads, Beans & Beer
- Johnson County Home & Garden Show
- Hotel & Lodging Association Recognition Dinner
On Saturday night, Bluestem owners Colby and Megan Garrelts plan to mark the restaurants 10th anniversary with a $100 per person party featuring the first tasting menu served when they opened on March 15, 2004. Then, at the end of brunch service on March 30, Bluestem will close to undergo major renovations. The Westport restaurant is scheduled to reopen May 2.
Heading to the Big 12 Mens Basketball Tournament? Dont forget to fuel up before the game. These 12 restaurants are within a half mile of the Sprint Center.
Americans develop a thirst for Irish whiskey, which blends well in cocktails, pairs amiably with food
Sales of Irish whiskey surged 576 percent between 2003 and 2013 in the United States, making it the fastest growing category, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. Last year alone, sales jumped 20 percent. Americans might be rediscovering Irish whiskey now, but its hardly new.
Louis Coleman served up a three-run home run in the ninth inning as the Royals fell, 7-5, to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday in Surprise, Ariz. Minor-leaguer Noel Cuevas victimized Coleman. He crushed an 89-mph fastball into left-center field.
The Kansas City area is a hotbed for model railroading with over three dozen fully finished private layouts. Perhaps thats a product of Kansas Citys legacy as a real-life rail hub. In any case, Kansas Citys model railroaders are a collegial bunch. Operating a model railroad can require up to a dozen people, and the gatherings serve as social functions.
Kyle Flack sat stoically through hours of preliminary hearing testimony Tuesday as prosecutors began laying out their case against him in four killings, including the death of an 18-month-old girl, that outraged the Ottawa community last year.
With NFL free agency officially slated to begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, here’s a running tracker of the Chiefs-related reports that have surfaced. This list will be updated as new information emerges.
There was some speculation going into Monday nights Bachelor finale that Juan Pablo Galavis was the most hated bachelor of all time. Let that speculation now be put to rest. He is. KC's own Nikki Ferrell had to settle only for the final rose - no marriage proposal or declaration of love. And thats all she really wanted, she said. She just wanted to hear those three little words. Instead, he said, "I like you a lot, a lot.
The bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, allows for local ordinances prohibiting dogs from running at large, as long as the regulation is not specific to breeds of dogs. If passed, it would undo any local ordinances already in place, including one in Kansas City that mandates pit bulls be spayed or neutered.
A man recently released from prison after a Missouri court overturned his conviction in a sports editor's death is seeking $100 million in damages in a federal civil rights lawsuit against seven police detectives, a prosecutor turned judge and a former police chief. The 50-page suit says Columbia, Mo., police fabricated evidence against Ryan Ferguson, bullied witnesses and ignored other leads in their investigation into the 2001 killing of Kent Heitholt.
The missing Malaysian jetliner may have attempted to turn back before it vanished from radar, but there is no evidence it reached the Strait of Malacca, the country's air force chief said Wednesday, denying reported remarks he said otherwise.
Updated March 11: This woman is wanted for sale of marijuana. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.
Sporting KC takes the next step in the competition Wednesday and its the biggest challenge yet. Cruz Azul sits in first place in the Mexico Primera standings. When you think about it like that, it took a lot for us to get here, midfielder Graham Zusi said. When you put in all that work its been two years basically you dont want to blow your one opportunity. Thats why were so excited for it. We want to win it.