Thursday, January 18, 2018

Kansas City News Link Laundry List

Our blog community has a longstanding love affair with hottie Penny and right now the latest epoch in her career inspires this collection of Kansas City mainstream media links.

Take a look:

TKC Bright Side: At Least Old School Mag Seyz This Cowtown Doesn't Suck!!!

National Geographic pegs KC as a trending city - Kansas City Business Journal

National Geographic Traveler has pegged Kansas City as a "trending" city that travelers should keep on their radar. The travel magazine revealed its list of the "Best Small Cities in the U.S." and looked at metrics that it believes leads to happiness. Those include categories, such as green spaces, galleries, coffee shops, nightlife, music venues and "Instagrammable moments."

Local Infrastructure Stays Losing

Water main ruptures at 63rd, Oak Thursday morning

A water main broke early Thursday at 63rd and Oak streets.

Glass & Plastic Discussion

Council to discuss updated Edgemoor agreement and lingering concerns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In a Committee of the Whole meeting on Thursday, council members will get an update on negotiations surrounding an agreement with Edgemoor for a new KCI terminal. The discussion will include changes to the community benefits agreement, which includes items like free transportation to and from the work site, as well as childcare for workers.

Kansas City Crime Commuter Convicted

KC man pleads guilty to robbing Overland Park bank

A Kansas City man who used his smart phone to pass a note to a teller pleaded guilty to robbing an Overland Park, Kansas, bank. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said Ryan Michael Cothern, 41, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty Wednesday to the Oct. 3 robbery at US Bank at 9900 W.

Local Hero Report

Pedestrian passing by burning house helps pull injured man to safety

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire near 38th and Haskell Thursday. The fire broke out around 2:22 p.m. A pedestrian passing by the burning house helped pull an injured man out to safety. It is unclear whether the man's injuries are serious.

Discount Cowtown Country

Newly In Love With Country, Musicians Put On A Kansas City Version Of The Grand Ol' Opry

Imagine a lamp-lit honky-tonk band weaving those joyfully depressing cheatin' songs, with round-robin vocalists taking just the right tune for each voice. Imagine an audience whooping and pushing them forward from their seats on wooden benches and random household chairs, or just standing. Then imagine it's 2017, not 1957.

Kansas City Bug's Life

Insect-Aside Volume 2

More from the tiny life of bugs. All shots either Kodachrome 64 or 25, Nikon F4, Nikon 105mm macro lens. Some available light, some flash. Below, ants as herders. Ants have a symbiotic relationship with some aphids...protecting them from parasites and predators as the aphids produce a sugary substance the ants's fascinating behavior.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

I've had the pleasure of attending a performance by Fools Gold Country review, and I highly recommend them anyone who appreciates C&W music.

Anonymous said...

^^^^ Great call!

Anonymous said...


Penny, the dental student, always practiced the polish/rinse/spit routine after our drilling was done!!!