Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Kansas City Morning Workout



This morning we consider that Angel Candice isn't quite #TBT but still classic and inspires us with her fashionista dedication only a few months after giving birth . . . Accordingly, here are a few recent newsie topics on the subject of working moms:

Saw1st: Candice Swanepoel in Vogue Turkey Magazine

Forbes: When Returning To Work, New Mothers Are Lacking Significant Support.

Vox: “As a society, we have mommy issues”: how America discriminates against mothers

Closer to home, here are the local news links worth checking right now . . .

16K Hipster Apartments In Downtown Kansas City And Growing

Seg. 1: Kansas City's Downtown Building Boom. Seg. 2: Federal Workers Still Feel Shutdown Effects.

Major developments popping up in the Plaza, Crossroads, and downtown may not be changing the skyline (yet), but they are making Kansas City "taller." Today, the city's foremost reporter on downtown development shared details on new and in-the-works office buildings, apartments, and hotels, and discussed how "downtown is becoming a more dense and vibrant place."


Golden Ghetto On Ice

Overland Park, Olathe take shots at building hockey arenas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The cities of Overland Park and Olathe are both taking shots at development projects, which would include hockey arenas. The projects are within 10 miles of each other. Overland Park's Plan Overland Park City Council approved a plan Monday to request STAR bonds for a $195 million arena, multi-sport and retail complex near 159th and Antioch Road.


Local Doggie Good Deeds

KC Mavericks helping train service dog for Warriors Best Friend program

Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT , A TEAM FROM MEXICO. LARA: HAVING A DOG AROUND THE ICE HAS BEEN A MORALE BOOSTER FOR THE KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS HOCKEY TEAM. KRIS: THE TEAM IS FOSTERING A PUPPY UNTIL IT'S OLD ENOUGH TO GO THROUGH THE WARRIORS BEST FRIEND PROGRAM.


Big Game Commercial Redux

KC Metro wedding officiant is featured in Super Bowl commercial

Independence, MO - Nancy Kerr, a mobile wedding officiant based in Independence, will be featured in a commercial for Head & Shoulders shampoo that will air during the Super Bowl. Just a few months ago she officiated both of the wedding ceremonies for Royals' catcher Salvador Perez, here in Kansas City and down in Florida.


Kansas City Illuminated

'It'll be astonishing': Sign collector hopes to raise funds to open neon sign museum

For photographer Nick Vedros, there's something special about neon.


Local Medical Second Chance

Device helps man find new life after opioid addiction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In 2018, Brock Ervie was recovering after having a special device implanted in his back, years after a 2007 accident at a construction site. "It pinned me against a concrete wall. If the concrete wall hadn't been there, I probably would have been smashed," Ervie said.


Kansas City Ice Breaker

First Alert: Slow thaw begins Thursday

Temperatures will be heading into positive territory Thursday after another start to the day with single-digit temperatures.


The Bangles - Hazy Shade of Winter is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Overland Park and Olathe need to not build a hockey arena, Independence has one that is great

They should build an airport though

Anonymous said...

All apartments should be public housing no rentable houses