Afternoon coffee break inspiration that needs to come to Kansas City and brighten up all of the hipster coffee houses . . .
Will bikini-clad baristas perk up area coffee scene?
Get A Job In Kansas City
Kansas City's brain gain grew at three times the rate of Chicago in 2017, according to a new report from the KC Tech Council. Isolated to tech jobs, the city's pool of workers swelled by 11,000, the KC Tech Specs 2018 report said, though a shortage of skilled professionals remains.
Big Bucks At Stake In Jazz Dispute
Wednesday marked the deadline for Kansas City's troubled American Jazz Museum to respond to the city's request to change its staff and board leadership in order to be eligible for city funds. Updating the City Council's finance and governance committee on Wednesday, General Services director Earnest Rouse said the museum's leaders had made some progress in response to a highly critical consultants' report released in early April.
Local Smart Move
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - He is a Shawnee Mission School District teacher who knows his trivia. Who is Larry Martin? Martin is a second-grade teacher at Belinder Elementary. He won a spot in the "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament final by a wide margin in an episode that aired Wednesday.
Happy Rock Wrangling
Gladstone PD SOURCE: Gladstone PD Gladstone police rounded up three horses on the lam Wednesday morning. The horses had broken out of their pen, and were seen trotting down North Troost Avenue. Police officers safely nabbed the runners.
Kansas City Defensive Meet-Up
Throughout phase one and phase two of the Chiefs' offseason program, players are divided up into their position groups and head out to do different things in the Kansas City community. On Tuesday, the Chiefs defensive linemen visited the Kansas City Police Department as part of Police Week 2018.
Kansas City Un-PC Comedy
Life in the Midwest might not seem to be particularly rich material for a comedian based in Los Angeles. But for Tony Vinh, it's his niche. Vihn has performed at clubs and comedy festivals all over the country, as well as in Asia and Europe, with a comedic style largely influenced by his background growing up as an Asian-American in Kansas City, Kansas.
Kansas City Soccer Winning
Children's Mercy Park will host a 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup doubleheader next summer, Concacaf announced on Wednesday. The home of Sporting Kansas City is one of 15 venues across 13 U.S. cities that will welcome the 2019 edition of the expanded Concacaf Gold Cup, which will feature a record 16 nations next summer from June 14-July 7.
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