In the midst of weather panic, we take a quick pause to take a peek at wonderful trends in online marketing:
Amy Lee Summers in “138 Water” Bikini Photoshoot in Malibu
Closer to home, these local MSM news links are worth checking out:
Kansas City Storm Tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire metro area, 15 counties in Kansas and 22 counties in Missouri. The watch is scheduled to last until 10 p.m. Anderson, Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte counties are under the watch in Kansas.
Can We Make Kansas City Cabs Safe???
Kansas City-based transportation company zTrip Inc. says it will boost the safety and security of passengers with the purchase of equipment from another local company. ZTrip will buy 450 video event recorders from Lenexa-based Digital Ally Inc. The devices provide audio and video recordings of driver-passenger interactions, along with information on the location, speed and maintenance of vehicles.
Golden Ghetto Blaze Aftermath
Firefighters with Overland Park and Leawood battled a two-alarm apartment fire early Monday morning. Crews were called just before 4:30 a.m. to the 8800 block of West 121st Terrace at the Spring Hill Apartments. Firefighters arriving on the scene reported fire visible from blocks away. A second alarm was immediately called.
Bus Driver Man Crackdown
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a Grandview school bus, sending several students to the hospital and fleeing the scene Saturday evening. Coley Gene Waters is charged with driving while intoxicated, two counts of second-degree assault, leaving the scene of an accident, and operating a motor vehicle in a careless manner.
The Hipster Agenda This Week
American Craft Beer Week, Fungi & Fermentation at Powell Gardens, and more: KC's food and drink events for May 14-20
April Fleming Monday, May 14 American Craft Beer Week kicks off today and runs through Sunday. A few places to celebrate: Hopcat (401 Westport Road) will be featuring a beer each day that it thinks exemplifies what is good about the craft, and representatives from that beer's brewery will be on hand for giveaways and to talk about what their brewery has to offer.
KC Fanboy Tech Needs Funding
Editor's note: Startland News is continuing its "Fund Me, KC" feature to highlight area entrepreneurial efforts to accelerate businesses or projects. If you or your startup is running a crowdfunding campaign, let us know by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Today's featured campaign is from Wag-N-Bag, a product created by brothers Brad and Tyler Hull.
For Local Doggie Day Trips
With the warm weather back in Kansas City, you might just want to grab your furry friend and head outside. Luckily - the Kansas City area has some awesome off-leash dog parks to choose from with perks for you, AND your pup.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .