Monday, July 03, 2017

Kansas City Monday Back To The Grind

Hottie Brooke reminds us that Instagram models rule the online game right now and so begins our Monday.


Here are just a few links to start the day . . .

Celebrate Kansas City Warko

There are more astronomical wonders than an eclipse this summer

On a Monday in late August, day will become night for a broad swath of the country. The U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years on Aug. 21. The path of totality - where a total eclipse of the sun by the moon will block the light out - will travel diagonally across America from Oregon to South Carolina.

More Midtown Transit Cutbacks

Main Street MAX considers move to Grand Boulevard

Kansas City's bus agency is giving serious consideration to moving downtown's Main Street MAX rapid bus service to Grand Boulevard, and is seeking the public's reaction. "MAX was developed as a bus rapid transit system, but the current route through downtown is neither speedy nor direct," Chuck Ferguson, chief planning officer for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, said in an emailed statement.

Salvy Stays Winning

Salvador Perez named All-Star starting catcher for fourth time in his career

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After having multiple position player starters in the MLB All-Star Game over the last two years, the Royals will have just one in 2017. Catcher Salvador Perez was voted and named an American League Starter for the 4th time in his career on Sunday, but he is the only Royals position player named to the starting lineup.

Public Radio Pouts Over Prez Trump

Americans Say Civility Has Worsened Under Trump; Trust In Institutions Down

As Americans prepare to celebrate the country's 241st birthday, they believe the overall tone and level of civility between Democrats and Republicans in the nation's capital has gotten worse since the election of President Trump last year, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.

More KC Country Club Shopping

Restoration Emporium moving into the Plaza Theater

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Just one year before the first talking film was released, J.C. Nichols built a state of the art theater on the Country Club Plaza. That was 1928. Today, that old building still stands and new owners are moving in, and making all kinds of discoveries.

KCMO Good Life Inside The Loop

What's lighting up Downtown KC this week? - July 3-9

Independence Day is the hottest attraction of the coming week, but Downtown Kansas City is home to a healthy diet of tasty arts and entertainment celebrations for the week ahead.

Home Team Win Streak Continues

Escobar, Royals remain hot, beat Twins 6-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals' hot streak not coincidentally coincides with Alcides Escobar's blistering bat. Escobar had two hits and two RBIs and Scott Alexander picked up his first major league victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday.

Arcade Fire - Signs of Life is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Moving the Main Street MAX bus to Grand because it's too slow to be a serious means of transportation for people trying to get to work, because it can't go any faster than the streetcar which is provided for fun for free by the taxpayers.
Pretty much summarizes how this work in this town and what's really important to the gang at 12th and Oak.
Sad and ridiculous.

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO -- Skinnydipper

The babbling blue Brooke looked so refreshing that I decided to strip down and go in!!!