Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Kansas City Afternoon Link Look

Right now we take inspiration from classic KB and highlight some of the best links from today's news cycle. Checkit:

KCPD Latino Community Outreach

KC police launch new approach to build relationships with Spanish-speaking community

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department is working on improving its interactions with members of the Spanish-speaking community in Kansas City. In an attempt to build respect and relationships between the two sides, the police department launched a citizens' police academy specifically for leaders in the Hispanic community this week.

New Dude In Kansas

Governor Who? Jeff Colyer Finally Takes Over In Kansas

Next Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer goes from one of the most anonymous jobs in state politics to its most prominent. Kansans, in turn, will find themselves with a new governor. Colyer's politics may run as conservative as the man he'll replace, Sam Brownback, just more low key.

Kansas City Counting Toy Train Cash???

Streetcar commuters bring paid parking to City Market, but cost is unclear

On weekday mornings, Danny Spini watches a steady stream of downtown workers park their cars in City Market lots, walk to the streetcar stop, and catch free rides to their offices. Spini says the streetcar commuters rarely shop at Global Produce, the fruit and vegetable stand he has operated for 14 years in the City Market.

Fear Local Night Life Risk

Dozens of car break-ins at Kansas City bars have patrons on alert

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Outside Old Folks Lounge near East 24th and Lister there are two security cameras, and the assistant manager says security guards routinely patrol the grounds. Nonetheless, on Wednesday a FOX4 crew saw a man putting up several new motion lights all around the business.

Glory Days Gear For Kansas City Royals

George Brett Pine Tar Game bobblehead highlights Royals' 2018 promotions

Mark your calendars Royals fans. With FanFest this weekend, the Royals announced the 2018 promotions, theme tickets and special events calendar on Thursday. This year's schedule highlights the 50th Season Celebration, with themed weekends full of events and giveaways.

Rise Of Kansas City E-Sports

'Better together': Kansas City gaming startups level up with new venues

The eSports industry is blowing up, Brandon Williams said. And Kansas City gaming enthusiasts need places to join the party. "It's a stereotype, but overall, gamers mostly are introverts," said Williams, co-owner of E-Sports Bar KC in Shawnee.

Away With Alex . . .

Alex Smith's trade value brings a wide range of opinions

Nice piece from ESPN's Adam Teicher who spoke with former Bucs GM Mark Dominik about the potential trade value of Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith. It shows how differing the opinions are on what the Chiefs can get for Alex -- if they decide to trade him.

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


Anonymous said...

Just out of curiosity, I wonder how many of those commuter cars are from Kansas.

Bowtied Silverback said...

more freeloaders

Super Dave said...

But the survey said?

Anonymous said...

Speak English, I hate being asked which language at my ATM.

Anonymous said...

Nah. Not your country anymore dummy. Don’t like it? Leave.

Anonymous said...

Byron's back, Byron's back.


Anonymous said...

Who's "we", 10:18?

You personally were an essential cog in the 240 year history of country building?

Are your grandparents and great grandparents African American?

I'm guessing you're 0 for 2 on building this country dude. Go back to your shithole European slum.

Anonymous said...

Governor who?

Kansas, meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.

Anonymous said...

Kansas City Police Department is working on improving its interactions with members of the Spanish-speaking community in Kansas City using free Tacos and Chips.

Anonymous said...

Security cameras are not going to stop auto break-ins. Snipers on the roof might have an effect - it's worth a try!

Anonymous said... there is something I can get behind.