Hottie Ashley inspires us to take another peek at the bikini game and its impact on pop culture. Checkit:
USmag: Ashley Graham Goes Roller Skating in a Bikini in the Swimsuits For All Resort 2019 Campaign
Insider: Ashley Graham's workout routine may be intense, but it's never boring
QZ: Inclusive fashion is the future of runways and retail
Closer to home, these news links also attract our attention:
Frosty Kansas City Comeback
Why Should We Listen To Team Hillary???
For a long time African Americans did not have the same documented written sources as others in this country. Historian Delia Cook Gillis says this is one reason why visual images are important. They document lost narratives with an artistic story.
Celebrate Kansas City Lucky Bastard
A Kansas City man has won a $100,000 prize through the Missouri Lottery's "100X The Cash" scratchers game.Jonathan Campbell bought the ticket from Murphy USA on North Church Road on Jan. 28, the Missouri Lottery said. "100X The Cash" is a $20 ticket.
Freebie Family Time Downtown
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to get an inside look at the Wicked Witch's castle and Dorothy and the Munchkins' world at Crown Center.In honor of the 80th anniversary of the "Wizard of Oz" , "Journey to Oz," a free family attraction, is opening its doors Saturday in the Crown Center Shops.The exhibit is open through May 12 and brings the magic of L.
Fake Gronk Tech Talk
Last week in Atlanta, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce may not have been on the field playing for a Super Bowl ring, but he was definitely in good company at The Garage - a lounge located in the heart of Atlanta's Tech Square - participating in Microsoft's invite-only, star-powered fashion show: Make Style Happen - The Future of Fashion.
Local Teachable Moment
Kansas City, MO - The name of Bruce R. Watkins is found across Kansas City - the stretch of Highway 71, the Bruce R. Watkins Heritage Center and Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel. "He was the first African-American elected to citywide office, City Council," said his son, Bruce R. Watkins Jr.
Hipster Niceness This Weekend
Slip on a cardigan sweater and meet your neighbors. Strange Days Brewing Co. (316 Oak St.) is hosting a watch party from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday for "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" - the documentary about the life and career of Fred Rogers. Strange Days will debut Hoppy Cardigan, its hop-laden pilsner at the event.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .