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  • In The Loop: Nov 28, 2021
  • This Tuesday marks the day in 1913 when Harzfeld’s department store formally opened to the public on the southeast corner of 11th and Main Streets. The 11-story retail operation served as one of the anchors to Petticoat Lane fashion and retail district. Harzfeld’s roots began in Kansas C
    Sunday, November 28, 2021
  • Old-fashioned Downtown holiday events
  • Fridays and Saturdays, Dec 3-4 and Dec 10-11The Soul of Santa @ 18th & VineThe 3rd Annual Soul of Santa Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration will include family-inclusive Christmas tree lightings, dynamic musical performances at the Gem Theater, plus community breakfasts and toy giveaways.&nb
    Wednesday, November 24, 2021
  • In The Loop: Nov 21, 2021
  • If you were missing Friday’s “In The Loop” email, it’s because I’ve moved them to Sunday mornings—a great time to grab a cup of coffee, nestle into the couch, and leisurely read the weekly roundup about our Downtown Kansas City. It was this week in 1893 that the f
    Sunday, November 21, 2021
  • In The Loop: Nov 12, 2021
  • Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Arabia Steamboat Museum in Downtown Kansas City. The Independence family who found the packet steamer in 1988 were proprietors of a heating and cooling business, but they had long been interested in buried treasure. They eventually turned the
    Friday, November 12, 2021