Hottie Lucy and her "body acceptance" modeling work inspires this collection of the top Kansas City news right now . . .
Sound Of Kansas City Social Justice
It's a Saturday night at Davey's Uptown, and a white sheet is tacked on the north wall, catty-corner to the stage, a makeshift projection screen. The crowd is busy at the bar fending for the bartender's attention as the night's third band clears out.
Party District Debate Update
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The City Plan Commission will hear a proposal on privatizing Westport next week, but this one has some changes. Instead of privatizing the streets, Councilwoman Katheryn Shields is proposing to privatize just the sidewalks. The plan has the support of the Westport Strategic Partnership, a group that was created to help plan the future of the area.
Gun Shop Killing Report
On Thursday, a friend of the Sentinel alerted us to an alarming scene at the Johnson County Courthouse and predicted a mistrial for De'Anthony Wiley, on trial for the January 2015 killing of She's-A-Pistol Proprietor Jon Bieker. Today, the media have reported that a mistrial was declared but give no clue as to why.
Clean Up Kansas City Conversation
Northeast Newscast Episode 32 - On future Northeast development and investigating vandalism w/ Bobbi Baker-Hughes
By Paul Thompson This week on the Northeast Newscast, Paul Thompson sits down with Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce President & CEO and Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (CID) Manager Bobbi Baker-Hughes. The episode begins with a discussion of the recent vandalism on the Avenue that claimed 16 planters - and the subsequent investigation conducted by Titan Security and the Urban Street Ambassadors.
Raytown B-Ball Controversy Conclusion
The Raytown School District board quietly approved an out-of-court settlement of a lawsuit filed by former Raytown South boys basketball coach Brad Oestreich. Though the financial terms were undisclosed, a source says the settlement didn't involve any punitive damages. The case was scheduled to go to trial next week.
Season Of Shopping Journalism
Oak Park Mall wants you to shop inside the box. Its new "cardboard box inspired" pop-up retail space, Boutique in the Box, is now open on the lower level in the former Limited space, next to the Lego Store, in the mall at 11149 W. 95th St., Overland Park.
EPIC Kansas City Late Autum Pix
And this is the OPEN THREAD for the afternoon . . .