First, a glimpse at our favorite purveyor of panties . . .
Biz Insider: Victoria's Secret is broken and its Pink franchise is in the 'early innings' of a long decline
Closer to home, these NICER NEWS links in one tight package are also worth a peek . . .
Kansas City Urban Core Caring Bridge
Operation Breakthrough bridge over Troost symbolizes 'real community'
Country Club Plaza Revival???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shake Shack is the latest new shop to open on the Country Club Plaza. It comes with much fanfare, but next door and another places around the Plaza there are empty storefronts. Since February, at least 11 stores have closed including Burberry, Williams Sonoma, Zoom and recently Eden Alley.
Meth Town Kindness Report
"I was kind of not believing in people anymore, and so this kind of restored my faith."
Kansas City Tech Biz Blast
An executive from the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) will "launch" the annual LaunchKC Pitch Day with an opening keynote address on Friday, Oct. 12 at Union Station. Kira Blackwell, Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA will speak to the audience at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct.
Inner Suburban Revival?!?!
MISSION, Kan. -- One metro city is booming but still keeping its small-town feel. Mission is experiencing major revitalization in its downtown corridor. There's something charming about downtown Mission. You can feel it when you walk through the Mission Market, a weekly farm and flower sale in the heart of town, held each Thursday night.
JoCo Dad Alt. Life
A legitimate rock star is leading a life of quiet anonymity in Johnson County. As front man for the abrasive rock band Sevendust, Lajon Witherspoon has spent decades cultivating a rebellious image. When he's not on stage, though, he embraces tranquil suburban domesticity.
KC Supports Troops Inside The Loop
A local charity is connecting Veterans to the community, and the community to Veterans. They've opened a campus in the West Crossroads downtown. We had a chance to talk to them about how it's not just for Veterans, but for everybody.
Silk City, Dua Lipa - Electricity ft. Diplo, Mark Ronson is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .