The Kansas City News Collection

Overcast skies and the impact of hotties on American culture on #TBT bring to mind this classic image from a talented fashion photog who passed before the #MeToo era. Closer to home, here are the news links that have our attention right now . . .

Kansas City At The Crossroads

City Club's mixed-use project in Crossroads gets approved - Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City Plan Commission approved City Club Apartments LLC's plan to redevelop a site in the Crossroads Arts District, which includes everything between 19th, 20th, Walnut and Main streets, except for the two buildings at the northwest corner of the block, The Kansas City Star reports.

Kansas City Trade War Talk

Leaders talk about NAFTA, tariffs in Kansas City

One of Kansas City's biggest business deals is on the table and some fear it's in trouble. It's the NAFTA trade deal - the North America Free Trade Agreement - and there was a big meeting on its future and its impact on Kansas City Wednesday.

Weekend Road Warrior Report

I-70 In Independence Is Closed This Weekend, So Here's What You Need To Know

The Missouri Department of Transportation is getting set to temporarily close all lanes of I-70 in both directions for about seven miles through Kansas City and Independence. The highway will be shut down between I-435 and I-470/MO-291 from 10 p.m. Friday until about 5 a.m. Monday.

Police Want To Talk To Sleaze Scummit Hottie

Lee's Summit police ask for help in identifying woman in theft case

Lee's Summit police are asking for help in identifying a woman in a theft case. Police said in a Facebook post that the theft was reported at a health club and involved the use of stolen credit cards. No other details were released.

Classic Kansas City Foodie Redux

KC's iconic Golden Ox to reopen with new owners and a $68 steak

The West Bottom's renowned Golden Ox steakhouse is scheduled to reopen Friday under new owners. Chef Wes Gartner and Jill Myers, owners of Moxie Catering and Voltaire in the West Bottoms, have renovated a portion of the original Golden Ox location in the Livestock Exchange Building at 1600 Genessee St.

Time To Talk To La Migra???

KCPD to host Citizen's Academy for Spanish-speaking population

Members of the community are invited to join the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department (KCPD) for the first ever Spanish Citizen's Academy, beginning on Saturday June 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Anthony Parish (318 Benton Blvd., KCMO).

It's Always The Weekend For Hipsters

Patio Party for Karbon & Other Weekend Possibilities

There's a patio party from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Sturgis Materials (550 South Packard St.) to raise funds for chef Rachel Rinas, who is opening Karbon in Parlor KC. The party comes with a unique twist: Jarocho's Carlos Falcon will be cooking with meat, while the Local Pig's Alex Pope will be using seafood for the dinner.

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


  1. And the democrats thought the republicans are all about big business! The crossroads was a hangout for locals to sell art, and in come big corporations to chase them all out! Perfect

  2. It's way past time for the working poor to call a general strike.

    Let the rich do their own chores.

  3. Kcpd is a waste of time.


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