Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Kansas City Afternoon Link Lookout

Afternoon Charley hotness and this important collection of Kansas City MSM links. Take a look:

Kansas City Comeback

Harley rolls out new fleet for KC open house - Kansas City Business Journal

An open house at Harley-Davidson's Kansas City plant not only will give fans a look at how the bikes are made, but a chance to ride the company's 2018 models. The company said it will have its 2018 fleet available at its Annual Full Boar Open House on Friday and Saturday.

Cowtown Tech Hiring

Jobs alert: 5 Techstars firms now hiring in Kansas City

Less than halfway through Techstars' three-month program, five startup companies in the class are hiring. The program's first annual cohort - which included 10 startups - spent the first month meeting nearly 100 mentors and investors. Following the feedback, half of the class is ready to scale and hire more people, said Techstars managing director Lesa Mitchell.

Crash Tragedy Aftermath

Three men in their early 20s from Olathe are dead after a crash along K-10

OLATHE, Kan. -- Three men in their 20s died Thursday morning when the vehicle they were traveling in hit a guardrail. The Kansas Highway Patrol online crash report says 21-year-old Darius Thomas was driving 24-year-old Nicholas Sands and 21-year-old Dalton Suggs at the time of the crash.

This Will End Badly

Board appointed to oversee East Side development tax

The Kansas City Council approved the appointment Thursday of three members to a board to oversee spending of a new sales tax for Prospect Avenue development. The council approved Mayor Sly James' appointment of Keith Brown, Donna Wilson and Herb Hardwick to the new board of directors of the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Board.

Kansas City Artsy Buyout

Solidifying A Long-Term Relationship, Mid-America Arts Alliance Acquires Artist INC

Cementing the relationship between two Kansas City organizations that have worked together to help artists develop their careers, the Mid-America Arts Alliance announced on Thursday that it had acquired Artist INC. From its headquarters in Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District, Mid-America Arts Alliance serves six states: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

The east side tax money will disappear into thin air just like the very long list of other "projects" that have preceded it.
And, again as usual, the actual residents who live there and are hoping for some very deserved relief from their poorly maintained streets, sidewalks, and other infrastructure, will enjoy the benefit of less than a dime on a dollar.
Round up the usual suspects!

Anonymous said...

Those two from the K-10 crash look like nice fellows. But I'm afraid this story writes itself. Three twenty-somethings headed home from Lawrence at 3:00 in the morning; anybody want to wager a bet they were partying in collegeville all night?