This morning begins with CharMac and more than a few Kansas City MSM links worth a look right now . . .
Kansas City Loses Without Dignity???
Kneel, once-great American cities! Debase yourselves before your god, The Amazon Corporation! Lo-Jeff Bezos is your lord, and your city's mayor is his humble servant!
Local Veggie Stay Winning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Community Gardens is a nonprofit that promotes healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle. They help plant gardens in schools, homes, centers, go over health regiments and more. This weekend, they're promoting eating out. That's because a portion of the proceeds from KC Restaurant Week will help them help the community.
Actually, A Pretty Great KC Biz Idea
Ben Jackson and his team were so determined to meet their fundraising goal they didn't notice they crushed it. "One day, we looked up and realized that we were already substantially oversubscribed," said Jackson, co-founder of Bungii. "We're super excited and thankful for it. ... Our team attacked that goal hard."
Kansas City Winter High Cost
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The stack of busted rims never stops growing and neither does the workload for local mechanics. "This was at a 40-mph impact, the guy said. He slid into the curb and couldn't stop," DLS Tire Center mechanic Jonathan Hampton said, showing off damaged rims in his shop.
Northeast Politico Conversation
Northeast Newscast Episode 40 - on the state of the Missouri Legislature with District 19 State Rep Ingrid Burnett
Dead-Tree NextGen Talk
Kansas City is at a crossroads. So much of the city's focus in recent years has been on a sparkling new airport terminal, a burgeoning streetcar system, a long-planned convention hotel and a thriving downtown. Much of that work is now accomplished, so an obvious question looms: What's next?
High-End Retail Merch For Rubes
The Legends Outlets Kansas City is adding a new tenant in mid-March - Kate Spade. The Kate Spade store in Kansas City, Kan., will offer a variety of designer apparel and accessories, including handbags and jewelry at discounted prices and is the first and only outlet store for the brand in the area.
Dashboard Confessional: Heart Beat Here is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .