Quick collection of some of the top local news links for right now as we offer a somewhat nicer look at this town and consider all perspectives . . .
Kansas City Waddle Weekend
Family comes first at Thanksgiving, including finding things to do with - or without - family members. Let's talk turkey: Entertainments and activities that can distract from mom's tragically burnt stuffing or a visiting relative's relentless political opinions can be especially helpful during the gathering season, including this weekend's handy batch of go-and-dos to thankfully share - or not - with those we hold dear.
City College High Society
There's an old joke that Napoleon is short in stature, but at the Nelson-Atkins his presence is larger than life. The exhibition "Napoleon: Power and Splendor" began on Oct. 26 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
I can tame a knife fight with the right group of people and a cup of hot soup. For this reason, my reputation as a Souper precedes me through every dark alley in town, and I am privileged for it.
Locals Need Help All Year Around
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A group of volunteers got an unwelcome realization Wednesday morning. They showed up to lend a helping hand and discovered their help wouldn't be needed after all. Volunteers with the Truman Heritage branch of Habitat for Humanity arrived to find someone helped themselves to tools and other supplies worth thousands of dollars.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Thanksgiving travel season was in full swing on Wednesday as plenty of special arrivals and greetings took place at Kansas City International Airport. This year, KCI expects to see around 430,000 people travel through the airport for the holiday.
Make KC Give Again!!!
Startland News presents its annual gift guide of Kansas City-made products to celebrate dozens of KC makers and give readers curated shopping hints. Check out selections for last-minute (or not) stocking stuffers below. (Have more ideas? Leave them for readers in the comments below.
Kansas City #TBT
89th Annual Country Club Plaza Lighting set for Thanksgiving night
Sam & Dave - I Thank You 1969 is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .