Friday, February 16, 2018

The Kansas City Friday News Gathering

Right now we remember the glory days of Brit lad mags as the game moved to Instagram and we check all of the important Kansas City MSM news links. Take a look:

Kansas City Bar Life Legacy Revealed

Photo Essay: Kelly's Westport Inn is 'priceless' family business - Kansas City Business Journal

Seventy-one years ago this month, an Irish immigrant named Randal Kelly got a job in a building at the corner of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. This would lead to an association between what was then called The Westport Inn and the Kelly family that continues to this day.

Today's Local Housing Scare

7 people recovering after high CO levels found in KCK home

Seven people are recovering after escaping a home with high carbon-monoxide levels. The Kansas City, Kansas, Fire Department said one person in the home on North 29th Street called 911 late Thursday, complaining of dizziness, headaches and pain. Fire crews found high levels of CO in the home, authorities said.

Financial Connection Payback

U.S. Bank hit with $613 million penalty related to Scott Tucker banking relationship

The wreckage of Scott Tucker's payday loan empire has now reached one of the largest North American banks with federal prosecutors announcing criminal charges against U.S. Bank for its handling of the Leawood, Kan., man's business accounts. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced that U.S.

Local Rugrat Favorite

For Kansas City Musician Jim Cosgrove, Being Known As 'Mr. Stinky Feet' Is High Praise

Kansas City singer Jim Cosgrove has spent the past two decades performing songs about dancing dinosaurs and other kid-friendly topics all over Kansas City. His youngest fans know him as "Mr. Stinky Feet." Which makes him a perfect act for the family stage at this weekend's Kansas City Folk Festival.

The Kansas City Hipster Weekend Plan

Let's Wine About Winter & Other Weekend Possibilities

Liberty hosts its eighth annual Let's Wine About Winter celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. It's a shop crawl with 25 downtown Liberty businesses each having a different wine to sample. Tickets are $20. Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Plaza branch (4801 Main St.)

Fanboy Festival Info

Planet Comicon kicks off Friday at Bartle Hall

Planet Comicon kicks off Friday at Bartle Hall. It runs through Sunday.

Sound Of The Football Off-Season

Tamba Hali the musician is coming to a Kansas City concert hall near you

It is still unclear whether or not longtime-Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali will be on the football team at the start of next season, but we do know Hali the musician will be coming to Kansas City. We just don't know when.

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


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Anonymous said...

Really? Kelly's is a dump tourist trap. Look at the crowd.