Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Kansas City Midweek News Link Kiss

Right now, hottie Romee inspires just a bit of pop culture consideration:

Harper's: Fitness and beauty lessons from Romee Strijd

Elle: Victoria's Secret Angel Romee Strijd On The Advice She'd Give To Her Younger Self

ABCau: Fashion industry needs budding engineers, mathematicians, according to Frock Club founders

Closer to home, these news links are also worth a peek:

Kansas City Doggie Crisis

Kansas City shelters seeing uptick in abused animals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thousands of animals sit in shelters every day waiting for a home. Some are found on the side of the road, others are surrendered and, in many cases, some are found in horrible conditions. On Tuesday, a puppy was found abandoned at a construction site in Lenexa, Kansas.

Shut Down Booze Impact

The Government Shutdown Could Lead This Kansas City Brewery To Give Away Beer

Even breweries are feeling the pinch of the partial federal government shutdown. "The regulating body that we have to submit all of our labels to, to get approved by is shut down," says James Stutsman, founder of City Barrel Brewing. Stutsman shared his story on KCUR's Central Standard Wednesday.

Kansas City Needs Reinforcements
KCPD recruits from the 164th entrant class pay homage to fallen officer Homer Riggle
Footballer Alternative

Dustin Colquitt believes this season is different, and he is someone who would know

Our own John Dixon wrote a fantastic piece Tuesday regarding how Patrick Mahomes cares little about the Kansas City Chiefs' six-game home playoff losing streak-the reason being, as Mahomes said himself, is that Saturday will be his first professional playoff game.

Spring Hype Almost Here

First-pitch time set for Opening Day at The K

The Kansas City Royals released the time for the first pitch at Kauffman Stadium on Opening Day. The first pitch of the 2019 season will be at 3:15 p.m. March 28, as the Royals face the Chicago White Sox. The game is the first in a three-game set against the Royals' American League Central rivals.

Local Footballer Foodie

Chiefs CB keeping routine by eating at these KC restaurants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Saturday is the biggest game of the year so far for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Indianapolis Colts come into town and a win for KC means playing for the AFC Championship at home. Big games still mean business as usual. "For us, it's another week," said corner back Kendall Fuller.

Kansas City Fanboy Lights

Bond Bridge to turn red in support of Chiefs in playoffs

MoDOT workers install red light filters on the Bond Bridge on Jan. 9, 2019, to show support for the Chiefs in the playoffs. SOURCE: KMBC The Bond Bridge will be sporting some Chiefs red Wednesday night. Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation installed red light filters on 20 of the bridge's 40 lights.

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

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