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Kansas City Weekend Agenda
Instead of keeping folks at arm's length, try meeting them at the elbows this weekend. Which is to say, let's mingle. It might mean yee-hawing, speed-dating, cosplaying, beer-drinking or sharing a spontaneous laugh, perhaps even at your own expense. If you find yourself giving more than receiving, there's nothing wrong with making someone else happy.
Downtown Booze Scene Grows
Legendary actor Bill Murray has a reputation for jumping behind the bar in cities across America and taking over drink-slinging duties. For those of us who are not Bill Murray, what if we could pull the tap handle and let the beer flow? Taps on Main (1715 Main St.)
Local History Sailing Away
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- - The sprawling Arabia Steamboat Museum has served as an anchor tenant in Kansas City's City Market since 1991. But now it appears those days are coming to an end. "When it's time to move, it's time to move," said David Hawley, owner of the museum.
The Kansas City Football Sift
With the 2018 season in rearview mirror, we're eagerly anticipating free agency and the NFL Draft down in the lab. This week, on the AP Laboratory , we launched a series we'll be doing throughout the next few months called "The Boardroom," where we'll be making decisions as if we're in charge of the Chiefs.
Tragic Cold Weather Warning
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 24-year-old man died Wednesday night trying to cross the train tracks in North Kansas City, police said. Railroad employees found Edgar Alarcon-Suarez dead in the rail yard near I-35 and Bedford around 8:15 p.m. Authorities do not believe the man was trying to take his own life.
Kansas Road Trip Excuse
Baldwin City, KS - The small Kansas town has been lacking in gathering spots for youth in the community, according to 133 Coffee co-owner, Maggie Swanson. She says they started the shop in hopes of providing a space for young people in the area to gather and build community.
Kansas City Snow Day Forecast
A winter storm is expected to drop 4 to 6 inches of snow on Friday. The bulk of snow will fall toward midday to early evening.
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