Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Kansas City Tuesday News Selection

We note this important hottie on the rise with just a bit of health news for the afternoon . . .

HT: Rachel Cook Is Amazing

KMBC: Police - Man rubbed produce on bare behind, then put it back on store shelf

MetroUK: Fruitarian couple say their diet of nothing but fruit means they don’t have to brush their teeth

Closer to home, we're checking these news links right now . . .

Kansas City Foodie Pix Debut

Parlor KC opens as food hall in East Crossroads - Kansas City Business Journal

The food hall concept is gaining popularity in Kansas City, and one of the first to open is Parlor KC inside Kansas City's East Crossroads. With a grand opening Friday at 1707 Locust St., Parlor KC will feature seven concepts, ranging from Korean cuisine to comfort food.

Downtown KCMO Tax Break Rinse And Repeat Game Continues

Tax subsidies for a new downtown KC luxury hotel? Seriously? | The Kansas City Star

History is full of examples of lousy timing. There's the Titanic and that iceberg. There's the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that sparked World War I. And now there's a proposal from two developers to build a $63.5 million luxury hotel with the help of $20 million in tax subsidies.

This Old Kansas City Country Club Redux

Nelson-Atkins nears deal to sell old Rockhill Tennis Club building, removes courts

The Nelson-Atkins Museum has a contract pending to sell the clubhouse building of the old Rockhill Tennis Club on the condition it become a single-family residence. The museum plans to turn the rest of the property into a sculpture park.

Slice Of Life Resurrectionc

Doctors revive KCK stabbing victim

Doctors revived a man who had been stabbed Monday night in the 2200 block of Birch Drive. No arrests have been announced.

Kansas City Middle-Class Pastime

Seg. 1: Housing Affordability. Seg. 2: Goat Yoga

Segment 1: Is housing really as affordable for Kansas Citians as we say it is? A new study finds housing in Kansas City isn't as affordable for low-income residents as we would like. We discuss the study, the recommendations for improvement presented to the city council and what is to come.

Show-Me Dip Suggestion

Could a trip on the Missouri River strengthen our connection to it?

Alexis Webb Bechtold The nearly full moon is rusty orange, its brightness fading, and the only thing I can see looking out toward the Missouri River is a lap of waves and the occasional bounce of a flashlight or headlamp. It's 6 a.m.

Ramblin Man Roundup

Bob Seger's final tour makes stop in Kansas City on Nov. 24

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- After a career that has spanned more than 50 years, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will hit the road for one last time on their final tour. Kasnas City is the second stop of the Travelin' Man tour on Nov. 24 at the Sprint Center.

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


Anonymous said...

A tax subsidy of almost 33% of the total cost for a luxury hotel is beyond ridiculous.

Anonymous said...

But what is amazing is the Star found a TIF they don't support.