Today's #TBT pop culture news that our blog community enjoys every day under the sun . . . When it inevitably comes out:
DM: Elizabeth Hurley, 53, shows off her fabulous legs in a fruity wrap dress as she kicks back and relaxes in the sun
Closer to home, here are a few of the lighter side news links that matter right now . . .
Kansas City Funny Man Backstory
KANSAS CITY, MO - Dustin Kaufman is the man behind the brand-new Comedy Club of Kansas City. He joins us today to share why he wanted to open a club in KC, his history in comedy and how the club is helping young, aspiring comedians.
Westport Waiting For Comeback
A sign on the front door announces the closing of Sailor Jack's Snack Shack in Westport while adjacent longtime brewery and restaurant McCoy's Public House is set to close Dec. 23. The founders of Westport's McCoy's Public House will replace it later this summer with an updated version called Mickey's Hideaway.
Local Foodie Good Life Juxtaposition
In an increasingly crowded fine-dining scene, does Farina live up to chef Michael Smith's reputation?
If Michael Smith builds it, Kansas Citians will come. Case in point: Farina, the chef's new upmarket Italian restaurant, which has been crowded with eager diners since it opened in February. Smith's star-power pull makes sense; he's been a fixture in the local dining scene for decades.
Granny Guv To Rescue
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly was in the Kansas City metro on Thursday to tour the areas hardest hit by Tuesday's severe storm. A category tore through parts of Leavenworth and Bonner Springs in Kansas, leveling several homes and buildings. Kelly joined Maj. Gen.
Kansas Horse Happiness
LINWOOD, KS (KCTV) -- A heroic effort to save a horse in Linwood is yet one more remarkable survival story from the tornado zone. KCTV5's Abby Dodge talked to the owner of the horse who said the frightened animal spent all night trapped in storm debris.
Doggie Update And More Deets For Subscribers Of This Hard Hitting Local Biz Publication
Bar K opened its Berkley Riverfront Park location in Kansas City less than a year ago, but it's now ready to fetch more locations. The concept features a 2-acre fenced-in dog park with custom play equipment and amenities for humans - shipping containers repurposed as a bar/restaurant/coffeehouse and an outdoor stage for a variety of events.
Weekend Already Here For Hipsters
Fairway Creamery (5938 Mission Road, Fairway, Kansas) - a new donut shop and soft serve ice cream concept from chocolatier Christopher Elbow - has opened in the former Pizza 51 West space. The donuts include a spiced old fashioned, raspberry iced, maple buttercrunch, vanilla bean glazed yeast and toasted coconut.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .