We start the weekend with Alice hotness and some of the top local links worth looking at right now . . .
Kansas City Anti-Auto Celebration
The North Loop freeway that divides the River Market from the rest of downtown won't be going away anytime soon if the advice of a panel of national urban planning experts is followed. Bottom line, there's too much easily developable land already available downtown to make it cost effective to redevelop the North Loop corridor, concluded the group from the Urban Land Institute.
Selling Out Johnson County Tech
T-Mobile and Sprint's on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now "close" to reaching "tentative terms" on a merger and could announce a deal by the end of October.
Xenu Coming Soon To Downtown
Church of Scientology could be expanding in KC, church says restoration project is in final stages of planning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Church of Scientology might be expanding its footprint here in Kansas City. Some speculate its newest real estate venture could become the Midwest hub for the controversial church. Scientology currently calls a few small properties in Kansas City home, including one on E 39th Street.
Home Team Setback
Avisail Garcia knew he needed to fire a strike from right field to home plate with the game on the line. But something went wrong. The 6-4, 240-pounder stumbled as he fielded the ball and prepared to throw. "Obviously, when he slipped, we took a little gasp," White Sox manager Rick Renteria said.
World's Favorite Irishman Will Be In KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Singer and song writer Ed Sheeran will be making a stop at Arrowhead Stadium in 2018. The popular performer will bring his stadium tour to the 'Loudest Stadium' on Oct. 13, 2018. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, Oct. 20.
Jason Derulo - If I'm Lucky Part 1 is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .