Sunday, March 17, 2019

Kansas City St. Patrick's Day News Links

Quick survey of the local news scene for our party scene denizens . . .

Celebrate Kansas City C-List

Stonestreet to serve as parade Grand Marshall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thousands of people are expected to come watch Kansas City's St. Patrick's Day Parade. This year's theme is "Shamrocks and Shenanigans". One of this year's guests for the parade is actor Eric Stonestreet. He is serving as this year's grand marshal.

Best Of Luck

Powerball jackpot soars to $550 million

Feeling lucky today? You might want to buy a Powerball ticket.

Local Helping Hands Needed

Salvation Army requests water donations for flooding evacuees in Missouri, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) -- The Salvation Army is requesting Kansas City residents to donate water on Monday to assist potential flooding evacuees in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. Flooding is predicted next week along the Missouri River. Residents in Atchison and Holt counties in Missouri and Atchison and Doniphan counties in Kansas have already left their homes.

Pix Of KC's Fancy Foodie Scene

Top 20 Kansas City restaurants for foodies, according to OpenTable - Kansas City Business Journal

OpenTable has released its latest ranking of the restaurants in the Kansas City area that are "Fit for Foodies." The San Francisco-based online reservation service describes a foodie as gourmands, epicureans or people who are seeking an adventure on a plate. OpenTable analyzes more than 400,000 new diner reviews and ratings each month.

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Kansas City Chiefs Fans Shouldn't Worry About Raiders in 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders are long-time rivals. The Chiefs have had the last laugh over the last half decade whenever the two meet up, but it is worth noting that the Raiders have made some nice moves this offseason. Before that, however, they also made some questionable moves.

MSM News Hype Counts Other People's Money Downtown

March means more green for KC businesses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - March in Kansas City means more green for local businesses, but it has very little to do with St. Patrick's Day. A packed events calendar - including the Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship this week followed by several high-profile concerts, the Professional Bull Riders tour stop, and the return of college basketball for the NCAA Midwest Regional in two weeks at the Sprint Center - means big crowds spending big bucks.

Home Town Hero For Realz

Patrick Mahomes to launch No. 15 & The Mahomies foundation

Following a spectacular 2018 season in which he won the National Football League's MVP award, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is enjoying his offseason. He's been seen at Treyarch Studios, the creators of Call of Duty video games, while also sitting courtside at both Lakers and Mavericks games.

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Carly Bigums said...

Amazing! I'm so happy to call KC my home!

Anonymous said...

Great month to people watch if your into observing or hanging out with the stupidest species on the planet.

Anonymous said...

Need to keep the masses in a manageable herd, distracted, and entertained.