Thursday, April 25, 2019

Kansas City #TBT Early Fun Link Lineup

A newsworthy bit of publishing history apropos for #TBT -- The lad mags are long gone. Long live the lad mags.

Cowtown Vaporware Tech Tease

Hyperloop CEO stops in Kansas City

Missouri is a frontrunner for the Hyperloop and could to be first in the country to get the 600 mph transit system.

Kansas City Good Cause

How your unwanted clothes can help KCPD

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Police Athletic League is getting ready for its fourth annual clothing drive for its students. The center, which serves about 1,000 about kids every year, is a place where students and police can have positive interactions and relationships.

Luring Local Tourists

Mermaids are coming to Kansas City's SEA LIFE Aquarium

Sea Life Aquarium SOURCE: Sea Life Aquarium Come one, come all, for the first time ever -- mermaids are coming to SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium.The mermaids will swim next to sharks and stingrays, guests can meet a mermaid sitting on her throne, and there are even chances for a Mermaid Makeover."SEA LIFE brings an ocean of fun to its guests every day and now we are adding a bit of magic with these amazingly talented Mermaids."

Kansas Old School Camping Style

Kansas couple designs covered wagons for 'glamping'

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas couple is turning the concept of covered wagons that pioneers once used to journey west into a luxury experience for campers who want to enjoy nature without sacrificing the comforts of electricity and spacious beds.

Golden Ghetto Coverage

As city expands, OP plans new fire station on south side

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Firefighters and paramedics know time matters most when someone is in an emergency situation. And in Overland Park, Kansas, the fire chief's goal is to have a firefighter within a four-minute drive of every address. As the city expands, the fire department needs a new station to achieve that four-minute goal.

New Luxury Local Digs

Go inside Arterra, KC's new luxury apartment tower [PHOTOS] - Kansas City Business Journal

Located at 21st and Wyandotte streets in Kansas City, the 12-story, $40 million apartment tower includes 126 luxury units ranging from studios through three-bedroom apartments. Read on to take a look at Arterra, the first high-rise apartment tower located in the Crossroads Arts District.

The GOAT Of Kansas City

'Zoo View:' Meet Kansas City's newest kids on block

Meet Kansas City's new kids on the block -- Razzle and Dazzle. They're the first Arapawa goats born this year at the Kansas City Zoo. The breed is endangered, and Razzle and Dazzle are hanging out in Billy Goats Gruff Yard, the zoo's newest renovation.

Hometown Hero Hope Or Hype???

Kansas City's Next NFL Phenom QB Unlikely To Play For The Chiefs, Could Be Drafted In First Round

Former Lee's Summit High School quarterback Drew Lock is expected to buck a trend in this year's NFL Draft when it comes to players from the Kansas City area. Since 2011, three first-round draft picks - Aldon Smith (Raytown), Shane Ray (Bishop Miege) and Charles Harris (Lincoln Prep) - anchored the defensive line at the University of Missouri.

Local Springtime Agenda

It is time to start planting your summer garden, Kansas City

Kansas City, get your green thumbs ready, It's time to plant. There are no freezes in the forecast for the next two weeks, and the latest freeze on record is May 6th. In other words, start planting! Let me show you how rare it is to have freeze after April 24th.

Golden Ghetto Saving The Planet

Contain the Rain: Save money and reduce pollution

LENEXA, Kan. - Johnson County is bringing back an annual program to cut down pollution, but with a new name. Now called "Contain the Rain," the program is designed to reimburse people living in Johnson County for up to 50 percent of the cost of rain barrels, native plants and eligible materials for building a rain garden.

Kansas City Nice Note Tribute

Museum patrons leave notes of thanks to Henry Bloch's family

Patrons of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art left notes of gratitude to the family of Henry Bloch. Bloch donated 29 masterpieces to the museum.

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Anonymous said...


In pursuit of all the latest breaking news, TKC now employs "4 on the floor" basement interns!!!

Anonymous said...

^^^ YES!

Byron Funkhouser said...

I usually don't care for the TOP PHOTO guy, but I have to admit that this one is funny.