The Hotel Indigo at 11th and Baltimore brings 118 upscale hotel rooms to downtown Kansas City. The facility also features Fairfax Lofts, 27 apartments on 10th-12th floors above Hotel Indigo. Located in the renovated Brookfield Building, the hotel features Dott Boss Cocktails and Coffee and a restaurant adjacent to the hotel.
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Take a tour of the Hotel Indigo in Kansas City
Dunkin' Donuts opening at Kauffman Stadium
He tried to retire twice but owning a restaurant is how he really wants to retire
Chef Michael Smith relocating and renaming Crossroads restaurant
Plenty of diamonds and now eggs at Meierotto’s majestic new store
Coffee shop opens in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Neighborhood taproom adds to East 63rd Street revitalization
Toy store owner seeks new home for vintage lunch box collection
Chef-driven Hogshead opens on the Plaza
Ax throwing club in the West Bottoms
Things at Holiday Mart that you might not have seen before
Jerry Naster, who owned the since-closed Woodswether Cafe in the West Bottoms and Jerry's at 103rd and State Line Road, came out of retirement in Florida because he wanted to keep working in the Kansas City area. Naster opened Original Cafe at the Rosana Square Shopping Center in Overland Park recently, where he can finally spend his retirement.
Far from their humble beginnings in a storefront on Vivion Road, Carol and Dennis Meierotto and their children have opened a new store at 1900 Diamond Parkway in North Kansas City. Despite the impressive new surroundings at Meierotto Jewelers, “We really haven’t changed,” Carol said recently.
BKS Artisan Ales is a neighborhood-focused brewery and taproom opening soon in Brookside. It is housed in one of several East 63rd Street commercial properties redeveloped by Butch Rigby, who has a vision for the area.
John Middelkamp, the owner of Zoom, a toy store on the Plaza, plans to close in mid-January. Middelkamp is seeking a home for his expansive collection of vintage metal lunch boxes, some which date back to 1935. Middelkamp hopes to find a home for the entire collection of 230 metal lunch boxes. He prefers to keep the collection intact.
Blade and Timber, a new ax-throwing club, is now open in the West Bottoms. Players enter a lane, grab an ax, lift it over their head then throw it at a target. Just like in darts, they aim for a bull's-eye. Teams are now forming, and instructors are on hand to improve performances.