We start with Mel D. tribute and then focus on news closer to home. Take a peek:
The Kansas City Middle-Class Weekend
Fed Up Fest, a benefit for Harvesters, returns from 2:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at CrossroadsKC (417 E. 18th St.). There's live music (The Strumbellas, Me Like Bees), booze (their Bar in a Box Truck with wine, cocktails and beer is charming) and pop-up tastings.
More Dead-Tree Developer Hype
Kansas City International Airport is the front door to The City for business travelers and those traveling for pleasure.
Local Blaze Aftermath
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More than 30 apartment units were damaged and at least 50 residents were displaced following a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex on Friday afternoon. The fire was first reported around 3:30 pm at the Harvard Court Apartments on Harvard Lane in east Kansas City.
Church Creeper Conviction
Richard L. Bjorgo has been sentenced to life in prison plus 215 years for attacking a woman in a Kearney church restroom. Bjorgo, a 54-year-old who lists an address in Excelsior Springs, was convicted of assault, attempted sexual abuse in the first degree and two counts of armed criminal action.
In Praise Of Alex Smith
Week 5 of the 2017 NFL season began without a clear early frontrunner in the MVP race. It ended with Alex Smith taking the lead. Of course, plenty will change between now and when final ballots are cast by 50 Associated Press voters (including yours truly) right after the regular season ends.
Imagine Dragons - Whatever It Takes is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .