Steve Paul

American Royal needs to get real on Kemper Arena issue

The American Royal’s arguments for replacing the city-owned Kemper Arena with a smaller facility and denying a developer’s proposal to reuse the historic structure make very little sense. And they should not stand in the way of forging a larger vision that accomplishes both goals and helps spur new life in the West Bottoms.

Steve Paul

Slowly but unmistakably, downtown Kansas City rises again

From a distance, as with any skyline, a city’s vertically oriented core promises a destination of progress and prosperity. Up close, at street level, a city tells a story that can feel more like the truth. Successful cities balance the upward thrust of commerce with a vibrant, human pulse of everyday life on the street.

Today's Circulars

Kansas City Deals

Today's Circulars