Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Kansas City Thursday Lineup

A quick look at where the pop culture stands right now . . .

Paper Mag: Victoria's Secret Will 'Rethink' Its Annual Fashion Show

Forbes: Where Does The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Go From Here?

Biz Insider: Victoria's Secret got whacked by Trump's tariffs. Here's why fashion stocks are suffering.

Closer to home we're checking these news links:

TV News Weed Followup

Kansas City is a hot spot for pot

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - It's a new battleground for Kansas City and St. Louis, getting into the pot business. KCTV5 has the numbers on people who have pre-filed to get into the medical marijuana industry and Kansas City's congressional district is almost double any other in MO, including in St.

Special Interest Winning

Organized labor shows divided loyalties as KC mayoral campaign heads into final month

Councilwoman Jolie Justus and Councilman Quinton Lucas emerged victorious in Tuesday night's Kansas City mayoral primary, prevailing over nine competitors for the chance to face off in the June general election. As Kansas City's mayoral race enters its home stretch, organized labor is divided between the two candidates, who each picked up union endorsements on Wednesday.

Kansas City Artsy Puttering

Art-inspired miniature golf course to open at Nelson-Atkins

A unique 18-hole miniature golf course is coming this summer to the grounds of Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City. The course has an artistic theme in keeping with its location. "Artists designed mini golf holes that were inspired by works in our permanent collection," said Casey Claps, Nelson-Atkins spokeswoman.

Kansas City Tourist Win???

Kansas City named one of this summer's top 20 travel destinations in the county

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City was named a top 20 summer travel destination in the country Wednesday by the consumer finance site, Wallet Hub. Kansas City ranks top in the nation for the price of three-star hotels and also has the shortest duration of cheap flights, according to the study.

Bad Dude Proves Useful

Arrowheadlines: How former Jets LB Darron Lee might fit in Chiefs defense

Source: Adam Gase makes first deal as Jets interim GM, sending LB Darron Lee to Chiefs | Yahoo!

Local Tech Rehab Winning

Connecting for Good refurbishes The Surplus Exchange with merger championing digital inclusion

Two Kansas City nonprofits are melding their expertise into a spearhead against the digital divide. "This is just the beginning of what will be a long-term love affair between Connecting For Good, digital inclusion, environmental leadership, and the Greater Kansas City metro and regional area," said Tom Esselman, CEO of Connecting for Good.

It's Already KC Hipster Weekend

Reflecting Motion, Weston WineFest & Other Weekend Possibilities

The 15th annual Troost Festival is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday on Troost Avenue between 31st Street and Linwood Boulevard. The outdoor fest features live musical acts, dance troupes, art activities, food and crafts for sale. The Littlest Bake Shop (645 E. 59th St.)

Muddy Waters - Hoochie Coochie Man is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

If you didn't have family in KC why would you even begin to entertain coming here? If KC made the top 20 it can only mean we have one boring ass country.

Anonymous said...

So anything else the city can do to make Nelson-Atkins more tacky than it's already become?? why not add a carnival too.

Waiting for the rest of the world to catch up with our innovative ways said...

Welcome to Killa' City

Enjoy your visit.

Anonymous said...

When people ask me where I live anymore I never say Kansas City. I tell them the truth and say I live in Hell.

Anonymous said...

It won't be long before those roving gangsta' wannabes tear up that putt putt golf course.

Anonymous said...

Clearly the only answer for VS woes is get some of those fine ass body empowered women modeling. Im mean we're told that's what we like; strong, confident and big boned. Mmm mmm mmm