Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The Kansas City Tuesday News Link Peek

We offer tribute to Lucy's hotness right now and check some of these top local news links today . . .

Kansas City Awaits Another Season Of Hype

Patrick Mahomes thanks Chiefs Kingdom for season

AP Images SOURCE: AP Images Patrick Mahomes took to Instagram to thank the Chiefs Kingdom for its support. "Thank you #ChiefsKingdom for y'alls support in an awesome season! Great start to an amazing journey ahead!"

Golden Ghetto Fixer Upper Sketches

Crime-ridden Overland Park site in the eyes of developer with a solution

The Overland Park Planning Commission has given its blessing to a hotel and commercial development that would replace two shuttered motels just northwest of Metcalf Avenue and Shawnee Mission Parkway. "This is one of the most troubled sites in Overland Park," development attorney Korb Maxwell told the Planning Commission on Monday.

Ford Tough On Planet Choice

Ford begins selling F-150 with diesel engine - Kansas City Business Journal

Ford Motor Co. is rolling out a new option for the nation's best-selling truck: diesel. According to a Monday release, the F-150 pickup will be available with a 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 diesel engine - its sixth engine choice. The new offering is expected to get 30 mpg on the highway.

Golden Ghetto Gun Precautions

Johnson County Mental Health Centers now offering free gun locks

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. -- There is an uptick in suicides in January, according to the latest statistics from Johnson County. To help save lives, Johnson County Mental Health Centers are now offering free gun locks. They've been going fast since they began giving them away two months ago.

Make Kansas City Doomed Plans

City Market looking for couples who want to tie the knot for free on Valentine's Day

The City Market is looking for 12 couples who want to tie the knot for free on Valentine's Day. The Rev. John Navarre will officiate the ceremonies, which are held every 15 minutes from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Valentine's Day. Music will be provided for free.

Nice Link & Local Inspiration

Traumatic injuries inspire woman to pursue career as ER nurse

Deborah Andrews is a registered nurse who works at the triage desk in the emergency room. She is the first person who evaluates the seriousness of a patient's condition. We visited with her on a quiet Monday night.

High-Priced Fare For KCMO Hipsters

Parker Opens at The Fontaine Hotel, Serving Classic American Fare with Local Touches

Just before holidays, the new owners of The Fontaine hotel (formerly Hotel Sorella), quietly opened the doors to a new restaurant, Parker. The name honors one of Kansas City's great jazz musicians, Charlie Parker. Located just west of the Country Club Plaza, the 3,900-square-foot restaurant at the top of the hotel has been given a brand-new look.

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


Anonymous said...

Getting rid of those hotels won't do much. The apartments jistmto the West are full of "diversity" and most of it is illegal.

Friends of Chuck & Duck...... said...

Betting that "Chuck & Duck" Mahomes won't be thanking Chiefs Kingdom this time next year as he limps off after a 4-12 record and a few stitches in his head from flashlight battery cuts thrown by pissed off Arrowhead fans.

Anonymous said...

Won’t be Pugh people their to care

Anonymous said...

Won’t be enough people their to care

Anonymous said...

$12 for a RAW HAMBURGER Appetizer?
No wonder the cooked food runs in the $22 - $38 range!
And this is hyped a classic American fare.

Anonymous said...

Ooohhhwee, a deconstructed bloody mary!!

Well somebody call the Zagat folks posthaste!!