Monday, April 17, 2017

The Kansas City Afternoon News Swing

Jodie goodness gets us into the swing of things this afternoon and inspires this quick look at all the Kansas City mainstream media links today. Take a peek:

Kansas City Foodie Eat Out

Seafood at the zoo, KC's best-known chefs celebrate Latin food and drink culture at Comida KC, and wine dinners at J. Gilberts and Michael Smith: this week's restaurant events, April 17-23

Courtesy MTGA Wines Monday April 17 Indulge in a four-course wine dinner tonight at J. Gilbert's (8901 Metcalf, Overland Park) featuring selections from Sonoma County's Simi Wines. The meal includes a sea-scallops-and-shrimp ceviche, roasted pork belly with burrata salad, braised wagyu short ribs and a panna cotta, plus wine pairings.

Newspaper Rounds Up TKC Talk

Horsley at City Hall: GO bonds, water needs, police, hotel ... lots of priorities

City Hall officials are deliberating how to launch the $800 million general obligation bond program, while also continuing to deal with water infrastructure costs, crime prevention initiatives and a host of other priorities. This week we expect the long-awaited anti-violence task force report, plus a final City Council vote on the downtown convention hotel.

Suburban Beat Down Lesson Today

Teacher assaulted by student in special education program at Blue Valley Service Center

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A teacher was injured after being assaulted by a student in a special education program at the Blue Valley Service Center on Monday. Johnson County Fire said they received a call that one person was assaulted shortly before 10 a.m.

Kansas City Crash Report

Deadly car crash on N. Chouteau

By Paul Thompson KANSAS CITY, Missouri - At around 10:00 a.m. on the morning of Monday, April 17, a two vehicle accident in the Northeast left one woman dead at the scene. The accident occurred on the elevated portion of N. Chouteau, which rises above the railroad yard located in the Northeast industrial area.

Help Find Cowards Who Beat This Doggie

Humane Society offers $5,000 reward for information on beating death of Excelsior Springs dog

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. -- The Humane Society has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the beating death of a beloved Excelsior Springs dog. Area residents were shocked to learn of the vicious act of animal cruelty.

Show-Me Speed Bump Kindness Advice

Missouri Department Of Conservation Urges Motorists 'To Give Turtles A Brake'

Why did the turtle cross the road? Because it's turtle mating season in Missouri. Department of Conservation spokesman Joe Jerek says young male turtles are usually in search of territory while females are trying to nest. "And if you think about it, comfort's also a factor for turtles. They're reptiles.

The Kansas City Forecast This Week

Joe's Weather Blog: An active week means more rain/storm chances (MON-4/17)

Good morning...a cooler but brighter day in progress in the area today as temperatures are slowly recovering after a rather cool start to the day. We dropped to 50° this morning. Our monthly temperature is still running more than 5° above average for April.

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


Silverback Sly said...

Went to the Zoo with my daughter and her school today and I will say that it is a joke...That poor Polar Bear is just pacing and praying for death instead of trying to find accommodation in that 15x15 death camp that it's forced to live in.

Anonymous said...

Crackers and hillbillies just love squishing turtles with their pickup trucks. Any jackass knows that.