Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Kansas City Sunday Morning News Links

Another glimpse at some of the links we're checking to start the day.

Take a peek:

Kansas City Caffeine Journalism

About The Coffee | Catering to the 'Coffee Curious'

Marty and Tooti Roe are "tools in the toolbox" for anyone in the Kansas City coffee scene. Their shop, About the Coffee, started as an equipment service and repair company, but has morphed into a go-to for the coffee-inclined across the region, whether that's roasting, brewing or experimenting with new equipment.

Local Teaching Moment

Juneteenth Celebration at the Nelson-Atkins - Kansas City infoZine

Juneteenth Celebration at the Nelson-Atkins Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Juneteenth is an abbreviation for June 19th and is the country's oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

KC Footballer Payday Fact Check

Sporting Kansas City's Payroll Relative to MLS in 2017

Spending on player wages has concentrated substantially for Sporting KC in 2017 from 2016, but the Sporks still rank very much as a small-budget club that overachieves relative to that budget.

Losing Streak Trading Day

Nationals reportedly interested in Kelvin Herrera

Let the rumors begin.

Welcome Another New Recruit

Damien Mama Signs With KC Chiefs as Undrafted Free Agent

After three days of waiting, plus a little longer, Damien Mama has a new team: the Kansas City Chiefs. He's one of a handful of players from USC to not get selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, including Chad Wheeler, Justin Davis and Darreus Rogers.

The song of the day is Al Green-When The Gates Swing Open and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

juneteenth is a happening in atlanta, a variation on a mardi gras type festival.

it's nice that the nelson is reaching out.

Anonymous said...

^ I used to live in Atlanta. Juneteenth more resembles the Plaza on a summer Saturday night than Mardi Gras.