Monday, March 18, 2019

The Kansas City Monday Link Pool

Quick review of changing times in the panty game as attentive readers know we always try to ease into Monday:

Biz Insider: Instagrammers loved one Victoria's Secret post that broke the mold — and it could reveal a comeback strategy for the struggling brand

Closer to home, these news links also kinda capture our attention tonight . . .

Lucky Bastard Lives In Kansas City

Winner of Mega Millions jackpot in KC still a mystery

A Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $50 million was sold at a Kansas City Quik Trip last week.The winner of the jackpot remains a mystery.On Monday, the Quik Trip on Truman Road was buzzing."This morning, it has been pretty busy, people checking their tickets, seeing if they're the lucky one," said Jordan Hernandez, who's the store's assistant manager."(It) broke my heart when I checked my ticket and it wasn't me," customer Richard Ray said.The odds of hitting the jackpot are one in 302 million.

Golden Ghetto QT Regret

Nieman Road QuikTrip closes doors, shuts off pumps

SHAWNEE, Kan. - There is no more QuikTrip on Nieman Road in Shawnee. After more than 30 years in operation, Monday marked the last day for the Nieman Road pit stop. While some are marking the closure in sadness, Pulas Sheth, the owner of the nearby StoneBridge liquor store, was happy when he found out.

Local Hotel Hotlist

Travel + Leisure's 'It List' of hotels has Kansas City ties - Kansas City Business Journal

Travel + Leisure released the "It List" of the world's best new hotels for 2019, and two of them have Kansas City ties. SKS Studio, a full-service boutique master planning and landscape architecture firm, did landscaping projects for Belmond Cap Juluca in Maundays Bay, Anguilla, and Rosewood Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas.

Plastic Water Bottle Solution For Local Impact Of Global Climate Change

How you can help those impacted by flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you're looking to help flood victims the Salvation Army said that it needs bottled water to take to the flood zones. You some of the drop off locations listed below. They're at Salvation Army Centers throughout the Kansas City metro. You can also make cash donations to the Salvation Army.

Toys For Local Fanboys

New Mahomes MVP, Honey Badger Welcome to KC bobbleheads now available

Honey Badger, Mahomes bobbleheads SOURCE: FOCO Make room on your shelves for more amazing Chiefs memorabilia.FOCO just announced preorders for two new Kansas City Chiefs bobbleheads. Celebrate Patrick Mahomes being named the 2018 NFL MVP with a new bobblehead featuring the KC quarterback's stats for the year.And grab another bobblehead to help welcome the Honey Badger to Kansas City.The Chiefs signed safety Tyrann Mathieu to the team last week.

Cowtown Tech Trouble Advice

Hip startups aren't immune to social media mistakes; Avoid these 8 pitfalls

Editor's note: The opinions expressed in this commentary on social media mistakes are the author's alone. Dave Alexander is CEO of the nationally ranked, Overland Park-based digital marketing agency Social: Managed. Social media users don't want to know more about your company - they want to know how your business can help them.

Kansas City Rainy Season Awaits

First Alert: Soggy scenario setting up for your Tuesday

Rain will move in Tuesday morning and stay for most of the day. High temperatures will top out around 50 degrees.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .

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