Jordan Carver will always be our favorite and tonight she inspires this review of some of the better Kansas City MSM links for right now . . .
City Hall Debt Forgiveness
The American Jazz Museum still has about $150,000 in outstanding vendor bills. That's despite catching up on payments to the musicians who played at the Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival over Memorial Day weekend. On Wednesday, executive director Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner updated the city's finance and audit committee.
Dead-Tree Railroad Job
The U.S. senator from Kansas holds one of the safest seats in the country and could be a leader in the mold of Bob Dole or a maverick like Nancy Kassebaum. Instead, this week he took one step toward a more independent approach to his job, then two steps back.
In Praise of Hobo Hangouts
"To build up a library is to create a life." - Carlos María Dominguez, writer and journalist Explore this four-part video series, Libraries Out Loud, on Wednesdays in July on flatlandkc.org. Then tune-in to hear the four heads of the library system discuss the series during a special Kansas City Week in Review at 7:30 p.m.
Local Upscale Enclave Latino
A longtime restaurant hot spot in Kansas City will soon have a new tenant. Brookside Barrio, a Mexican Kitchen & Bar plans to open at 6227 Brookside Plaza in the former home of Celina Tio's Julian, which closed in early July.
Kansas City Crunch Time
The non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching. On Monday, July 31st at 5pm central time, many players will have changed teams and changed cities. Leading up to the All-Star break, the Royals brass was confident that the team could be buyers at the deadline.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .