Round-up of all the worthwhile stories worth sharing tonight . . .
Kansas City Hipster Soup Line Coming Soon
Parlor KC, a collaborative food hall now under construction in the Crossroads Arts District, hopes to serve as a laboratory and incubation hub for area chefs and restaurateurs. Eyeing a fall opening in the east Crossroads, Parlor will offer chefs and restaurateurs a physical space to test dishes and concepts on diners that want variety and new experiences, said founder Davis Engle.
Spy Tech Powers The Economy
Satellite images of cities at night can be an important tool for a different kind of researchers - economists. Studying nighttime satellite images could help economists devise better and more timely forecasts of U.S. export growth, according to an economist and researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Fixing Kansas Schools???
The Kansas Department for Children and Families is opening up child protection services jobs to people who aren't licensed social workers. It's child protection workers who investigate reports of possible child abuse or neglect and make recommendations about whether or not children should be removed from their homes.
The Sound Of Non-Binding Legislation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A consulting group's strong words about the American Jazz Museum prompted the city to look at resolutions to that would give the museum time to respond to more than two dozen recommendations. Wednesday, Kansas City's Finance and Governance Committee will discuss two resolutions regarding the museum and its plans to handle recommendations.
More Deets On KCI Training Day
If something goes wrong on a flight, first responders must be prepared to handle anything - including a fire on a plane.
For Home Team Fatties
Kansas City is a foodie's paradise. But for meals fit for a Royal... look no further than Kauffman Stadium. With gourmet choices on the menu - you might just find yourself heading to The K for more than just the baseball. We'll start with the one thing EVERY baseball game needs - hot dogs.
The Kansas City Hipster Agenda
Courtesy Cupini's Monday, April 23 To celebrate its 15th anniversary at 1809 Westport Road, Cupini's is offering an "Everything is $5" special. The Italian market and restaurant insists that everything really is $5 - from cake to pasta specials - so it may prove well worth a Monday visit.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .