Hottie Daisy and her bikini promo goodness inspires this quick gulp of Kansas City news for First Friday afternoon. Take a peek:
Kansas City Barrio Big Bucks!!!
The U.S. Department of Commerce is awarding $1.6 million to the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation of Greater Kansas City, or HEDC. The grant, announced on Thursday, will be used to renovate an industrial building near 27th and Southwest Boulevard, at 2720 Jarboe, and turn it into a small business incubator.
Hip-Hop Jacking In Court
Tech N9ne's Strange Music sues Strainge Music for trademark infringement - Kansas City Business Journal
Lee's Summit-based Strange Music Inc. is accusing the owners of a new music label called Strainge Music of purposely infringing on its trademarks to confuse customers and gain profits. The lineup of Strange Music, which was founded in 2000 by Aaron Yates and Travis O'Guin, has grown to include more than a dozen artists.
City Hall Wasting Time & Money
The tantalizing prospect of landing Amazon's second headquarters - a $5 billion prize promising 50,000 jobs - has cities scurrying to woo the tech giant with public pitches and grand gestures. In Dallas, the city teamed up with a major developer and the parent company of The Dallas Morning News to unveil a 50-acre downtown location for a future Amazon campus.
Another Kansas Youngster For Guv???
HUTCHINSON - A fourth teenager is running for governor in Kansas, entering an already crowded field of nearly 20 candidates. The latest entrant is 17-year-old Dominic Scavuzzo, who appointed his father as his campaign treasurer Wednesday, The Hutchinson News reports.
Kansas City Talks The Paseo
Right of way and utility relocation at the Independence Ave. and Paseo intersection is expected to begin in 2018, and construction is scheduled to begin in early 2019, according to KCMO Parks and Rec Project Manager James Wang. To update the public on progress, a Paseo Gateway public meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Local Hiring Spree
Federal Express announced an ambitious plan to hire thousands of part time employees ahead of the holiday shopping season. About 1,500 positions need to be filled, mostly at FedEx ground facilities in the Kansas City metro, said Nikki Mendecino, company spokeswoman. The shipping giant is responding to continued growth in e-commerce.
Crossroads Artsy Guide Tonight
Mexico City Benefit Show Friday 5:00 pm -11:00 pm 122 W 18th St. Kansas City, MO 64108 A one night event, on behalf of Saturnal Temple of the Eternal Cult of Rome, is a fundraising event looking to raise funds which will go towards relief efforts in Mexico City and its surrounding areas that were impacted by the recent earthquake.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .