A quick newsworthy pop culture peek for the early evening . . .
HT: Elsa Hosk Is Amazing
Inq: Elsa Hosk Frees Her Sexy Side & Goes Braless In Revealing Pic On Instagram
Daily Mail: Elsa Hosk and Martha Hunt swap Victoria's Secret runway for bikini fun in Mexico
Closer to home, these news links define our evening before the holiday:
Kansas City Boozy Winning
Kansas City is known for lots of things-barbecue, jazz, straddling two states-but Champagne isn't usually one of them. , a four-year-old sparkling wine bar nestled in a busy entertainment district, might just change that. It was founded by three industry vets: Caitlin Corcoran, a K.C.
Local Building Boom Cont'd???
After a dip in September, metro-area single-family residential housing permits came back up in October. The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City recorded 447 single-family permits for October, the group announced in a release. This topped September by 110 but remains nearly 300 shy of the 4,932 issued by this time last year.
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There's a new crosswalk in northwest Kansas City, Kansas. If you're in the area, you'll likely slow down to take a look. And that's the point. The neighborhood association of Northridge at Piper Estates told the city they wanted to find a new way to make sure cars don't speed.
Saving South KC???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A shopping center at the northwest corner of 84th and Wornall Road in South Kansas City may get a boost but it comes at the expense of a 1-percent sales tax increase. The owner of the center wants to put in place the Wornall Village Community Improvement District (CID) to help renovate the area.
The Kansas City Police Department conducted a large-scale tow sweep Friday, November 16, removing cars that appear to have been abandoned off public streets. The Department's Traffic Unit, Impact Squad and East Patrol CIO's were all involved in the operation.
Kansas City Forecast Fear
The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is just getting underway and already there is potential weather trouble on the horizon. An impactful Winter-like storm is showing up in the forecast data and it looks like it could create a mess over a large section of the central and northern plains, including Kansas City and surrounding towns.
Celebrate KC Hipster Holidays
We celebrate with cake. Butchers celebrate special occasions with charcuterie (bacon, sausage, ham and all the meats cured and sliced). After five years in the East Bottoms, the Local Pig (and attached sandwich shop Pigwich) is moving to the City Market in December. This Friday, it will be open in its original location at 2618 Guinotte Ave.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .