AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Regular readers should know that we usually try to take it easy on Monday just like my old barber when I was a kid . . . Still, the news continues as we highlight some of these items worth a peek on the national & international front . . .
Reuters: World Bank ups funds to tackle 'existential threat' of climate change
Egotastic: Bikini Model Milano Poses Her Sexy Curves In Beachside Photo Shoot
CNN: El Paso to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought
Closer to home, this news is worth a glimpse for the afternoon:
Kansas City Season Of Hope
The Kansas City Chiefs say based on the team's current record and standing within the AFC, the team is preparing for a potential home playoff game. Tickets for a potential AFC Wild Card or AFC Divisional home game will go on sale to the public on Friday at 10 a.m.
Debt Battle Update
Platte County isn't on the hook just yet for the Zona Rosa shopping center bonds. In September, bond trustee UMB Bank sent a letter to the Platte County Commission stating that the county was in default of its contractual obligations under the financing agreement for the Zona Rosa bonds.
Peak Price Celebration?!?!?
Gas prices in Kansas City have fallen 11.7 cents per gallon in the past week, according to GasBuddy. The average cost per gallon in the metro area on Sunday was $2.08 according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 752 stations in Kansas City.
End Of Greasy Spoon Era
Haddad Restaurants Group closed its Barry Road location in late November when it couldn't renew its lease. Now it has closed its Blue Springs location but plans to open a new location in 2019.
EPIC Survivor Story
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A survivor of the Kirkwood City Council shooting is telling his story in a new book. Todd Smith was a journalist shot at the meeting back in 2008. Charles "Cookie" Thorton opened fire on the meeting and killed the mayor and city council members along with a police officer.
Hipster Calendar This Week
Champagne at the WWI Museum, an Ethiopian Shabbat and more: KC's food and drink events for December 3-9
Courtesy the National WWI Museum and Memorial Wednesday, December 5 Tonight at Lawrence Beer Company (826 Pennsylvania Avenue) is the debut of its first wine selection at a party that runs from 4 to 11 p.m. The wine, a Malbec, was made in collaboration with Ad Astra Selections under the eye of well-known winemaker Pablo Durigutti.
Alt. Holiday Showing
An aviator falls to earth and is marooned with his downed biplane in the Sahara. In the desert, he meets a mysterious prince who's traveled to earth from a distant asteroid. So begins the alternative to traditional holiday-themed fare this year from The Mesner Puppet Theater.
Agenda Inside The KC Loop
Lights, camera, action! Holidays light up Downtown all week long
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .