Amid flooding in Texas and fear across the nation, right now Denise Milani hotness inspires this look at some of the top Kansas City links today. Take a peek:
Local Helping Hands For Harvey
Dozens of people from Kansas and Missouri are on their way to the Gulf Coast of Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Houston and other parts of southeastern Texas. The Red Cross of Western Missouri has sent two emergency response vehicles with paid staff and volunteers.
Kansas City Tech Week Celebration
Techweek is a natural fit for Kansas City, Amanda Signorelli said. "Kansas City is one of the country's most influential, up-and-coming tech hubs," Signorelli, Techweek CEO, said in a release. "The community has given Techweek a warm welcome." The Chicago-based conference series, which focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship, returns to the City of Fountains for the third time Sept.
Show-Me Support For Police
The Missouri State Highway Patrol, announced Monday that Missouri's Blue Alert system is now operational. Senate Bill 34, signed by Gov. Eric Greitens on July 6, called for the creation of the Blue Alert system in Missouri.
The Latest Rock Chalk Slap Fight
Candidates are lining up to run for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's job. The latest entrant has been feuding with Kobach over a claim he's made in his campaign for governor. Kansas House Speaker Pro Tem Scott Schwab has now filed to appoint a campaign treasurer, which is a first step to explore a run for secretary of state.
Golden Ghetto Full Stop
Lanes are closed on southbound Interstate 35 near 119th Street in Johnson County following a conclusion of an apparent police pursuit. Several law enforcement vehicles are in the area. The circumstances behind the pursuit are unknown at this time. Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.
KC Helps Flood Doggies
When disaster strikes, Kathy Plant transforms her mobile grooming truck into a camper and heads for ground zero to help rescue the animals stranded in the flood. That includes Houston. "If I have the ability to do that, then I think you should go do what you can do," Plant said.
The Kansas City Foodie Guide
EJ's Urban Eatery, Lenexa Public Market and Colony Handcrafted Ales open this week, and the rest of your food and drink events this week
Zach Bauman Tuesday, August 29 EJ's Urban Eatery (1414 West Ninth Street) opens its doors for lunch for the first time today, serving Southern-inspired comfort fare in a "meat and three" style. Chef John Cedric Smith, whose talents were honed in Europe as well as at Tom Colicchio's Craft in New York, was inspired to bring this style of fast-casual to Kansas City after a trip to Nashville.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .