Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Kansas City Midweek X-Mas News Links

We celebrate the holidays with Danielle and check some of the top Kansas City news links for right now. Take a peek:

Northland Hotel Goes Down In Flames

Fire prompts emergency demolition at abandoned Northland hotel

A fire has created an emergency demolition order for part of an abandoned hotel in Kansas City's Northland. The old Ramada Inn, near Interstate 435 and Front St., caught fire early Wednesday morning. Kansas City firefighters knocked down the fire in the atrium of the building before the entire building burned.

Legal Trouble Costs KCMO Big Bucks

KC Council committee approves more legal bills as big KCI decision looms

Kansas City has spent $1.3 million on outside legal help as it navigates the KCI single terminal project. That's over what was approved by ordinance, and comes after the Kansas City Council rejected an agreement negotiated by outside attorneys with Edgemoor, the selected developer of the KCI terminal.

Local Tax Bill Conversation

Congressmen Yoder, Cleaver react to overnight Senate approval of tax reform bill

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The House and Senate both passed the Republican version of the tax reform bill, but because of a rules issue, the House must vote again on the bill before President Trump can sign it into law. If signed into law, this will be the first tax reform bill in decades.

Local Social Media Giant

Stolen KC, social media group that assists victims, reaches 100,000 members

A local group that connects victims of crimes with tipsters has reached a major milestone. Stolen KC, founded three years ago, has reached 100,000 members. Dave Brucker three years ago founded the social media page on Facebook, which helps victims of theft recover what they've lost.

Checkout Downtown KC Luxury Life

Photo Tour: Go inside the Hotel Indigo Kansas City Downtown - Kansas City Business Journal

Hotel Indigo Kansas City Downtown is officially open for business at 11th Street and Baltimore Avenue. The downtown boutique hotel, which opened Thursday, even recorded its first sellout on Saturday night, aided by the NCAA Volleyball National Championship, which was played at Sprint Center, and the Kansas City Chiefs, who played the team's only regular-season Saturday game, Sales Manager Eileen Lange said.

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Anonymous said...

I knew Tuesday's rushed tax bill was a disaster.

I didn't predict it would have been broken by Tuesday night and they would need to vote on a fix Wednesday.

Passing a piece of crap bill is not a win. It's just a piece of crap.

Anonymous said...


I-435 and Front Street is not in the Northland!
It is south of the River, in the East Bottoms!

Anonymous said...


Before they decorate their tree together each year, Mrs. Claus kisses Santa's favorite balls and he in turn gives her a big candy cane!!!

Anonymous said...

And Santa is the billionaires and Trump is Mrs Claus.