TED opening night will be shown in theaters

The opening night of the 38th annual TED conference will be shown across the U.S. live from Vancouver, British Columbia, at 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Four Kansas City area theaters will have the broadcast.


Despite slow job growth, there are reasons for optimism

At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment rate. Healthy pay raises. And a stream of people who grew confident enough in the job market to start looking for work.


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.

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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is opening Plaza area restaurant

Eddie V’s will open in the former Ruth’s Chris Steak House space at 700 W. 47th St., Suite 115

Highwoods files suit against tenant Mojo Cycling Studio Plaza, seeking nearly $40,000 in unpaid rent

A sign at Cold Stone Creamery at 114 W. 47th St. says it is closed until March 1 for remodeling