Quick afternoon snack of eye-candy mental junkfood regarding that nation's favorite hottie . . .
OKMag: Are Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston Engaged...Again?
GossipCop: Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston NOT ‘Officially In Love Again,’ Despite Report
In Style: Talk about her all you like, but with great friends, cool new projects, and still-perfect hair, Jennifer Aniston is doing just fine.
Closer to home these news links aren't quite as captivating but still more relevant to local life . . .
Crosstown Traffic Delay Starts Now
Drivers throughout the Kansas City area have had to deal with construction-related traffic for most of the 2018 summer as crews work to repair the metro's many thoroughfares. On Thursday, the Missouri Department of Transportation plans to begin another project that could delay Jackson County drivers up to 75 minutes.
Big Bucks For Worthless KC Degree
Kansas City Art Institute raised $22 million in bonds for a new dormitory. The Health and Educational Facilities Authority issued bonds July 1 to cover the cost of constructing and furnishing the new student housing building, as well as to refund a previous series of bonds from 2005.
Nice Po-Po Human Interest Story
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There is no cure for her disease, but a Kansas City, Missouri Police officer isn't letting that stand in her way. "I knew how weak I was and I knew what was going on," said 29-year-old KCMO Officer Sarah Olsen.
Savor Snarky Kansas City Sammy Review
Ok yes. It's true that I've not posted in some time. But I've been busy reading about Mesoamerican creation myths and pretty much living in constant fear that the fourth age is about to end with the Earth being ushered into the fifth age by some spider grandmother after some white dude dressed in red shows up.
Kansas City Discovers Kiki Hype Weeks Into Social Media Marketing Scheme
Police warn against doing 'Kiki Challenge' out of moving cars | The Kansas City Star
Wildcat Legacy Renewed
Kansas State University announced Thursday that football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a contract extension through 2022. Snyder, 78, will make $3.45 million in 2018 with $300,000 increases over the next two years, ESPN's Jake Trotter reported. His new deal means he's signed to coach the Wildcats until he's 83.
Hipster Weekend Starts Now
Waldo Thai Place (8431 Wornall Road) opened this Wednesday in the former Swagger space. The restaurant run by the Liberda family, who has owned and operated several area Thai restaurants over the past two decades, has main dishes (gaeng gai, a coconut red curry, and fried rice) and shareable plates (house fried chicharrones called Buddha Chips, spicy basil wings).
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .