The Kansas City Metro Nice News Now

We'll start the late morning with bubble-gum and a glimpse at pop culture in progress:

Forbes: Spotify Taking On Apple Is A Key Battle In The Music Industry's Game Of Thrones

HL: Kira Kosarin Drops Debut Album ‘Off Brand’ Filled With ‘Passionate’ & ‘Empowering’ Jams

QZ: Streaming has helped the music industry recover—to half its peak size

Closer to home, here are the more entertaining and nicer news links we've gathered.

Kansas City Weekend By McTavish

8 Spring Things For Families To Do In Kansas City This Weekend

It won't be long until summer is here and families take to the vacation trail. But wait! There are still plenty of swings to take at spring, including this weekend's batch of activities and entertainments with something to offer all ages. There's music, sports, animals - maybe even a thrill ride to trigger a technicolor yawn.

Good Deeds For Brave Local Lady

KC-area businesses fix up home for kidnapping survivor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Their own rooms with their own dressers and their own beds. These are a few of the things all eight of Rosalynn McGinnis's children are thankful for after having to move more than a dozen times during the past three years.

Kansas City Metro Rescue Journalism

Olathe firefighters rescue dog, cat from house fire Thursday

Firefighters in Olathe, Kansas rescued two pets from a burning home Thursday afternoon.Fire crews were called at 2:30 p.m.

Life Lesson In Golden Ghetto

Student parents get help from JCCC scholarship

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Parents working toward a degree at Johnson County Community College can receive up to 95 percent of on-campus child care costs covered as part of a special grant awarded to the school. Last October, the community college began offering the Child Care Access Fund Scholarship after receiving a four-year grant from the U.S.

Kansas City Craft Culture Winning

Cover Story: Made in KC crafts a home (and more) for artists and makers - Kansas City Business Journal

When Sandlot Goods owner Chad Hickman agreed to sell his products at Made in Kansas City's first pop-up shop in 2015, he was slightly skeptical. He figured it would be just another store with some local goods.

Sprucing Up JoCo

Overland Park downtown mural project needs city approval

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A group of artists is spearheading a project years in the making that would brighten the walls of downtown Overland Park, Kansas, building with a series of murals. "[It] transforms blank spaces into a more interactive space.

Music Hottie Makes Industry Debut

Kira Kosarin in Photoshoot for the Cover of Shuba Magazine

Kira Kosarin in Photoshoot for the Cover of Shuba Magazine, Kira Kosarin, Cover, Photoshoot, Shuba Magazine,

Marshmello - Power is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


  1. "Streaming has helped the music industry recover—to half its peak size"

    It's normal size since 98% of the so called self released music put out is crap

  2. You should at least upgrade your link descriptions to Drudge quality.

  3. ^^^^ Drudge quality. LULZ


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