Kansas City Midweek News Layout

A glimpse of the good life and local reality . . .

ETOnline: Bradley Cooper Shows Up to Support Irina Shayk at Versace Fashion Show

Vouge: The Best Instagrams of the Week: Irina Shayk Makes the Case for a Glam Squad

HT: Irina Shayk Pictures

Bezinga: Single Women, 45-65, are Aging Into Poverty as Wealth Gap Persists Throughout Lifetime Regardless of Education

Forbes: Surging Wealth Inequality Is A Happy Sign That Life Is Becoming Much More Convenient

Closer to home, these news links dominate our tonight . . .

Kansas City Booze Debate Cont'd

Tom's Town fighting to get liquor restrictions lifted

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - David Epstein, the founder and co-owner of Tom's Town, is fighting to get rid of the restrictions that he says is holding his craft distillery back. Under their current liquor license, Tom's Town can sell their product, a single white wine, a single red wine and one beer product.

Tech Trade Analysis

American Century's robo-analyst quietly scrutinizes earnings calls - Kansas City Business Journal

Every quarterly earnings call a publicly traded U.S. company holds with analysts now has a silent listener on the line recording every word spoken and then using artificial intelligence to generate detailed reports. It's called a robo-analyst.

Rock Chalk Cobra Bite

Kansas cops find decapitated cobra, mushroom drugs in home | The Wichita Eagle

Ari Hooley was bit by a coral cobra, but he decapitated and buried the snake before animal control officers could take it, Great Bend, Kansas, police said. The man had hallucinogenic mushroom drugs in his home.

Show-Me Spying For Your Health

Missouri governor calls for 'long-overdue' drug-monitoring database to curb opioid abuse

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson thinks the state is "long overdue" for a statewide prescription-monitoring database for doctors. Parson, a Republican, said Wednesday he hopes state legislators will pass a bill legalizing such a program next year. Missouri remains the only state without such a database, which proponents say helps cut down on opioids being sold on the street.

Kansas City Artsy Collabo Space

Artist incubator paints scene of blissful collaboration in West Bottoms

Vanessa Lacy's artist incubator eliminates "the lonely artist," she said, noting her gallery model replaces solitude with creative relationships and a collaborative community. "Artists tend to get very isolated in their studio spaces working on their own; then they have a relationship with a gallery that's really more of a business relationship," said Lacy, owner of Vanessa Lacy Gallery.

Weekend Pressure Point

Chiefs can clinch a playoff spot with win this weekend

Somewhere in the cloud of news surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs, there is a football game this week, and an important one at that when it comes to the 2018 NFL season. With a win or tie against the Baltimore Ravens at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs, at 11-2 will clinch a playoff spot.

Another Hopeful Kansas City Hipster Booze Scheme Goes Bust

Local Creator of Lucky Charms Beer to Shutter Brewery

The beer-brewing, burrito-slinging, cocktail-making, live-music-hosting coffee shop in North Kansas City known as Colony is closing the brewery portion of its business by the end of the year. "The brewery itself was very successful," co-owner Zach Henderson said. "But there wasn't an opportunity to grow with the current model."

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


  1. Common Sense12/5/18, 7:34 PM

    Yeah, Mike. Let's drop a bunch of cash on an opioid database because the other 49 states have seen such significant decreases in opioid-related deaths. Have you lost your mind or did not have one to begin with?

  2. Does anyone know if Irina Shayk sells her panties? I need a pair to open my sinuses.


    While visiting the Plaza Shake Shack, Irina relished a big hot dog and I unloaded on a Chick'n Shayk!!!


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