Our upbeat compilation starts with a bit of nice news from an iconic panty & swimsuit company . . .
MarketWatch: Victoria’s Secret showing signs of progress with swim relaunch, fewer promotions
Closer to home, here's a bevy of Kansas City local links on the bright side we're checking along with a closer peek at Taylor Hill hotness:
Downtown Kansas City Rocks
Photography by Chase Castor Cliff Drive is the shortest scenic byway in the United States. The 4.5-mile road that runs east of downtown Kansas City was originally built by a settler named Nathan Scarritt as a driveway of sorts. Today, it's beloved by runners and cyclists for its car-free weekends.
Kansas City LOVES Clickbait
Kansas City rose nine spots in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 ranking of the nation's best places to live, and it's ranked the highest of any Kansas or Missouri metro on the list. The magazine analyzed the nation's 125 largest metropolitan areas based on affordability, quality of life and job prospects.
Activists Tout Golden Ghetto Booze
JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- Several breweries are pushing for a change that would get rid of a law that has been around since 1987. In Kansas, every county can vote to be dry or wet county and liquor can be sold either with or without a 30% food requirement.
Give Missouri A Brake
Kansas City, MO - Nine-year-old Kooper Lackman is asking drivers to slow down and pay close attention when orange cones are on the roads. Kooper's dad Jason works for the Missouri Department of Transportation and has been struck while out on the road.
Making Noise For Good Cause
The American Red Cross is ready to start its Sound the Alarm Missouri campaign to
Catholic Life Lesson Tribute To Tragedy And Celebration Of Survivors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Students and faculty at Rockhurst University Wednesday are remembering those killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust. The Midwest Center for Holocaust Education joined students on campus in leading these ceremonies in 2004. Volunteers joined students in reading the names of all of those killed by the Nazis, including 152 members of the Society of Jesus.
Sound Of Kansas City Biz Chatter
Audiences are moving from eyeballs to eardrums, said Addison Price, and entrepreneurs need to evolve their messaging to compete in a new arena of online engagement. "What's going to happen when Instagram just isn't Instagram anymore? What's going to happen when your Facebook audience just migrates someplace else?
Tiny JoCo Ride Moves Forward
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ride KC is offering a coupon for two free rides in April on its new micro-transit service . The transportation agency began offering the ride-hailing option in a select portion of Johnson County, Kansas, in February. It will be available for six months as a pilot program.
Hometown Tiger Hero?!?!
L.G. Patterson SOURCE: L.G. Patterson Former Lee's Summit standout and Mizzou quarterback Drew Lock has been invited to the NFL draft later this month.Lock is one of 23 prospects to receive an invitation to the event.Usually if you are invited to the draft, then you're drafted in the first round, minus a few exceptions.
A Peek At Taylor's Promo Hotness
Victoria's Secret angel Taylor Hill is known for her simplicity and innocent appearance. Whenever she posts her beautiful snapshots on Instagram, they become an instant hit among her fans. Following her pic-posting ritual, the 23-year-old model recently took to her Instagram and posted a makeup-free selfie which immediately melted many hearts.
Pricey Kansas City Losing
The Royals are worth an estimated $1.025 billion, according to Forbes magazine in its annual estimates on baseball team valuations. Despite a 104-loss season, the valuation is up 1 percent from last year's estimate of $1.015 billlion. David Glass purchased the Royals for $96 million in 2000.
Another Whiff Of Hottie Taylor
VS Angel Taylor Hill Launches 'Tease Dreamer' Fragrance To Celebrate California, Coconut-Lovin' Lifestyle
Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hill launched the new Victoria's Secret fragrance Tease Dreamer in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The limited-edition sister to the original VS Tease fragrance, channels the Hollywood Hills, Malibu, surf-loving California lifestyle. VS adds a note of coconut - a gou
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