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Old KCI Endures This Christmas
Kansas City International Airport is packed with travelers for the holidays.
Kansas City Foodie Homecoming
It's the time of year when KC expats come home for the holidays. We take a look at the restaurant meals that they have to have during their visit, and a chat with a KC native whose New York barbeque restaurant has become a hangout for homesick Kansas Citians.
JoCo Burnout Aftermath
SHAWNEE, Kan. - The sheer size of a fire burning through a home on Nieman Road early Friday morning stunned Cody Newman and other neighbors. "My dog woke me up about 4 o'clock in the morning, and I didn't know what he was barking at," he said.
Midtown Kansas City Gun Crackdown Consideration
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Westport business owners are hoping private sidewalks will bring people back to the KC neighborhood, but not everyone is convinced the privatization is a good thing. The Kansas City Council voted 8-5 on Thursday to turn ownership of sidewalks over to Westport business owners, allowing them to control who comes into Westport Square.
Crossroads Living Situation
Downtown Kansas City's newest hotel and only its second extended-stay venue has opened in the Crossroads Arts District to strong demand. Located at the southeast corner of 20th and Main streets, the Home2 Suites by Hilton Kansas City Downtown features 114 suites with hip, colorful decor and a rich amenity package along the city streetcar line, which connects nearby Union Station and the River Market.
Even More Little Helpers For Santa
Quadruplets were born about 10 weeks early at Overland Park Regional Medical Center and, coincidentally, their birthday is World Prematurity Day. "We always knew they were going to be little and premature and the NICU would be part of our journey," their mother said.
Golden Ghetto Literary List
Have a little last minute shopping to do for the young bookworms on your list? With a visit to your local bookstore, and these recommendations from the Johnson County Librarians, you'll be all set. Today, the librarians give us their reading pics for tots to teens and all the kids in-between.
Sia - Candy Cane Lane is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .