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Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

Is a new ‘Crossroads’ forming in North Kansas City?

Restless Spirits Distilling Co., an Irish-American whiskey distillery, and Chicken N Pickle, an entertainment complex with a fast-casual chicken restaurant, pickleball and lawn games, both plan spring 2016 openings near Cinder Block Brewery. North Kansas City’s Dutchman Coffee Roasters also is opening a new coffee roasting facility in part of Cinder Block’s expanded space and plans to later have a coffee shop.

Is a new ‘Crossroads’ forming in North Kansas City?

Restless Spirits Distilling Co., an Irish-American whiskey distillery, and Chicken N Pickle, an entertainment complex with a fast-casual chicken restaurant, pickleball and lawn games, both plan spring 2016 openings near Cinder Block Brewery. North Kansas City’s Dutchman Coffee Roasters also is opening a new coffee roasting facility in part of Cinder Block’s expanded space and plans to later have a coffee shop.

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A hack of IRS slowed federal aid to students

A hack of the IRS forced the federal service to shut down a feature that allows college students and parents fast access to tax return information. Now aid to some students is slow coming.

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Marvin Carolina Jr.: How to set the right price

When setting price, do you track everything that goes into your product or service? You should. Setting price can be difficult, but it must be done. And if it’s done correctly, your business is likely to prosper.

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Development

New apartments are planned near Kansas City’s St. Luke’s Hospital

The project, named the Vernon on Washington, is to break ground in late September between 44th and 46th streets on Washington, a half block west of the Plaza area hospital. Leasing is expected to begin in late summer 2016. The owner-developers include Peter Holt, a St. Luke’s physician, and his son, Travis Holt, who is with Brush Creek Partners.