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1. A Conversation with the Mayor A Conversation with the Mayor October, 2004 Interview with Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes on the occasion of the passage of the "arena tax" in August, 2004. The campaign for passage of the tax was one of the most grueling, and rewarding, of Barnes'...

2. A Little TIF Here, A Little TIF There A Little TIF Here, A Little TIF There March 1, 2002 Article criticizing recent uses of tax increment financing (TIF), a program designed to attract developers to the urban core. The law firm of Blackwell, Sanders, Peper, Martin seeks TIF financing to build...

3. A Window on the World A Window on the World July 2004 Photographs and article about the rural home near Kearney, Missouri, of Dutch artist Marjolein Bastin, who has been associated with Hallmark Cards since 1991. Called ''Blue Skies,'' the prairie-style home...

4. Bring on the Lightning Bring on the Lightning July, 2005 Article discusses public perceptions of art in response to Kansas City's "One Percent for Art" Program. The program commissions artists for public art in Kansas City.

5. Bye-Bye Jazz and Blues Fest Bye-Bye Jazz and Blues Fest May 2002 Article lamenting the loss of the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. Reasons for the festival being cancelled in 2002 are described.

6. Envisioning Downtown Envisioning Downtown February 2002 Article describing the efforts of Mayor Kay Barnes and others to revitalize the Downtown area of Kansas City, Missouri.

7. Historic Preservation Comes of Age Historic Preservation Comes of Age November-December//1997 Comprehensive study of different types of historic preservation of buildings and neighborhoods of the city's built environment.

8. Kansas City Schools Need the Community Back Again Kansas City Schools Need the Community Back Again June 2002 Article describing changes on the Kansas City Board of Education that will allow members to "actually work together in a professional manner", namely the April 2002 election of David Smith, Ingrid Burnett,...

9. Kansas City's Entrepreneurial Legends Kansas City's Entrepreneurial Legends May 2003 Article describes a 2003 town hall meeting, "Entrepreneurs' Experiences", which brought together 11 of Kansas City's "Entrepreneurial Masters" to speak and give advice to up-and-coming Kansas City business...

10. KC's Hallowed Ground Endangered KC's Hallowed Ground Endangered May, 2003 Article describes the past and current state of Elmwood Cemetery, the historic resting place of many notable figures of the city's past. The cemetery's inactive board of directors has recently been reinvigorated...

11. Keeping FOCUS in Focus Keeping FOCUS in Focus November-December//1998 Aricle about the City Plan Commission's plan standing for "Forging Our Comprehensive Urban Strategy," with "rules of engagement on seven fronts: the urban core, the Northland, neighborhoods, infrastructure,...

12. Let Icons Be Icons Let Icons Be Icons February, 2005 Article describes plans for a development on the West Edge of the Country Club Plaza that will be home to both Bernstein-Rein Advertising and the Museum of Advertising Icons. The 2.4 acre site along 48th...

13. Let's Build a New Downtown Arena Let's Build a New Downtown Arena June, 2003 Editorial supporting the idea that a new arena downtown would be beneficial to Kansas City.

14. Looking Back to Move Ahead Looking Back to Move Ahead April 2002 Article describing efforts to link contemporary land development to the historic overland trails passing through the Kansas City area. The concept of transforming Bannister Mall into "the Three Trails...

15. Love Art? Let's Review Love Art? Let's Review March, 2005 Article profiles Review magazine, described as a "labor of love" dedicated to the Kansas City arts community. The first issue of Review appeared in 1998.

16. On the Cusp of Greatness On the Cusp of Greatness August, 2004 Profiles of local Olympic gymnasts Courtney McCool and Terin Humphrey, as well as their coach, Al Fong. Fong founded the Great American Gymnastic Express in Blue Springs, Missouri.

17. One Hundred Years on the Hoof One Hundred Years on the Hoof November//1999 The American Royal is here to stay, with photographs of the Royal.

18. Over Around and Through: The Blue River and its Crossings Over Around and Through: The Blue River and its Crossings 2006 Article discusses the history and importance of the Blue River which often goes unnoticed. It includes references to floods, bridges and the difficulty of crossing the river in the early years of settlement....

19. Performance Paradigm Shift Performance Paradigm Shift June, 2005 Commentary regarding the plan proposed in 2005 to establish the Metropolitan Kansas City Performing Arts Center in the Lyric Theater Building, at 222 W. 11th St.

20. Pole Barn!? Pole Barn!? December, 2004 Author shares his negative impressions of the renovations to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, under construction and not yet completed or landscaped at the time of the article's publication.