Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Kansas City Thursday Night Look

Jessica-Jane Clement remains one of the top Internets hotties garnering a great deal of online attention and her body of work inspires a quick peek at this collection of news links closer to home. Take a look:

More Kansas City Trump Fighting
As Trump Calls For End To Federal Arts Funding, Mid-America Arts Alliance Braces For Battle
Kansas Honor After Alleged Hate Crime

Brownback, lawmakers honor victims of Olathe bar shooting

Kansas lawmakers used resolutions to honor the victims of an Olathe bar shooting being investigated as a hate crime, and Gov. Sam Brownback's proclaimed Thursday as Indian American Appreciation Day in Kansas. Brownback recognized the two survivors, Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot, and commemorated Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who died in the Feb.

Golden Ghetto Bad Gas Tonight

Crews work to plug gas leak in Overland Park

Crews worked Thursday night to plug a gas leak near 119th and Riley in Overland Park. The Overland Park Fire Department said a crew working in a trench in front of QuikTrip in that area likely struck a 4 inch gas line that started to leak.

South Kansas City Renaissance???

Blight study approved to launch potential East Bannister Area Plan in south Kansas City

The Planned Industrial Expansion Authority on Thursday approved financing for a blight study in three specific areas near the Cerner Innovations office campus in south Kansas City. The blight analysis, estimated to cost $16,000 to $20,000, would help pave the way for an East Bannister Area Plan, designed to encourage commercial and residential redevelopment.

Local High Art And Politics

Eclipsed, at the Unicorn: women at war, looking for peace

Trigger warning: everything. Eclipsed, now playing at the Unicorn Theatre, covers a series of tragic particulars in its focus on 2003 Liberia: rape, hunger, abuse, abandonment. But the script isn't steeped in pity or clich├ęs about noble suffering. In fact, it's partly a comedy - and that's key to its success.

Kick-Ass Kansas City Collabo

Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko Are Not With the 'Drama' on New Song - XXL

Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko link up for "Drama," the latest collaboration off of Dominion, the Strange Music collabos album that's dropping on April 7. Tech handles the verses while Krizz comes in for the melodies.

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Anonymous said...

Blight study for south KC. Build a big fucking jail. Simple. Saved you a lot of money. You're welcome.

Anonymous said...

Crews work to plug gas leak in Overland Park.

I thought this was gonna be a article about the "Golden Coral"

Anonymous said...

That blight study is the first step for a developer to get a handout for DEVELOPING ---First step to get some of our TAX money.