Tuesday, December 05, 2017


Our TKC MEGAPOST is a place for all of the happy-go-lucky Kansas City news that's still worth a glimpse in the midst of harder news.

Cuddles For Kansas City Holidays

All adoptions $50 during Wayside Waifs holiday open house

From Kitty City to Puppy Place, they are getting ready for the season at Wayside Waifs! This Saturday, December 9, is the annual Holiday Open House, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and there is a lot going on. All pet adoptions will be $50 -- a significant savings to help you add a new furry family member.

Good Times Inside The Loop

Holiday magic fills the air & stages of Downtown this week

From The Nutcracker to Handel's Messiah, from the Urban Homes Tour to Kansas Jayhawk basketball, this is the busiest and most wonderful time of the year for arts & entertainment in Downtown KC. Here's the ho, ho, highlight reel for the busy ahead - Monday to Sunday, Dec.

1st Responders Gear Up For Santa

Local police departments are getting ready for Operation Rudolph

Breaking News This is the third year Overland Park Police Captain Mark Fitzgerald has led Operation Rudolph. He says taking kids Christmas shopping, giving them cookies and a holiday meal for their family is awesome.

Kansas City Flying High

Navy's Blue Angels to return for 2019 KC Airshow

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels are returning to Kansas City! The high-energy naval demonstration team will perform at Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport, July 6-7, 2019, according to Kerry Floyd, one of the organizers of the KC Airshow. The Blue Angels selected Kansas City, Monday morning, at the International Council of Airshows Convention in Las Vegas, Floyd said.

Kansas City Draws Talent

Storyteller sketches path from former Soviet Union to KC-based Sibukop

The teeth marks on Jasur Rakhimov's Apple Pencil aren't his own. They belong to his young daughter, Jasmira, who - despite a new protective pencil box - still loves to chew on the tools of his trade, he said. "Everybody and everything has its own story," reflected Rakhimov, running his fingers across the indentions from her bites.

The Local Drinking Game

Antler Room's champagne dinner, Sip and Shops in Lawrence and KC and more food and drink events

April Fleming Monday, December 4 For the first time, the Rieger (1924 Main) is putting on a dinner prepared by chef Howard Hanna and accompanied by drinks from Andy Rieger and Ryan Maybee downstairs in its sister establishment, Manifesto. Rieger and Maybee will tell stories from the Rieger family's past.

Kansas City History Explained

Corner of 39th and Pennsylvania was home to Westport pioneer family

Among the earliest homes in what is now Midtown were the those of wealthy Westport settlers built in the mid-1800s. Those homes, such as the lavish Bernard mansion in what is now the Valentine neighborhood, were often replaced to make room for "modern" homes in the early 1900s.