The Whole Foods Market near the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus opened on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 301 E. 51st Street. "The Fountain Room" that occupies one corner of the store will be a combination coffee bar and tap room.
The historic arena in the West Bottoms is being transformed into a state-of-the-art, $39 million youth and adults sports facility. The iconic arena that once hosted college and pro basketball, hockey, rock concerts, and more, is now Hy-Vee Arena.
Smoke rose over Kansas City International Airport on Wednesday, May 16, 2017, as the aviation department in conjunction with fire, police and numerous other agencies held an emergency exercise to practice response to a simulated aircraft accident.