Friday, June 21, 2019

Kansas City Friday Morning Roundup



Hottie tribute inspires a more important look behind the scenes of a corporation hoping to stay firm amid the decline of retail. Take a peek:

Inq: ‘Playboy’ Model Lexi Wood, 21, Flaunts Perfectly Toned Derriere In Brazilian Undies

Nasdaq: Why L Brands Stock Dropped 12% in May

RD: L Brands' real secret is Bath & Body Works

Closer to home, here are the top news links we're checking right now . . .

KCMO Friday Inspiration

Whether It's England Or Kansas City, A Friendly Hello And DIY Hobbies Could Save Your Life

There's a do-it-yourself movement that's been spreading across the United Kingdom, but it's not led by artisan hipsters or first-time homeowners. It's part of the country's nationwide campaign to address loneliness, and experts think it may hold some important clues for fixing a tricky and potentially life-threatening problem.


Kangaroo Comeback?!?!

UMKC set for return to Summit League in 2020-21

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UMKC has announced it will be switching athletic conferences. The Kangaroos will join the Summit League before the 2020-21 school year. "We're thankful to the WAC and their commitment to Division I excellence.


Season Of Scrubbing Awaits

GO Car Wash acquires Big Splash Car Wash | Professional Carwashing & Detailing

PHOENIX - GO Car Wash, a new express carwash platform, has acquired Big Splash Car Wash, with five locations in the Kansas City area, according to a press release. Established in 2010, Big Splash has grown to have operations in Kansas City, Kansas; Overland Park, Kansas; Grandview, Missouri; and Kansas City, Missouri, the release continued.


Local Transit Redux

KCATA regifts older, used buses to smaller cities across the country

KANSAS CITY, Mo -- Thousands of people across the metro have hitched a ride on these old KCATA buses before. Now that they've reached their use of life, they're heading to a different location. The buses have journeyed the streets of Kansas City for roughly 10 to 15 years.


Big Fan Of Fire!!!

Lenexa Fire uses Vent 94 to get smoke out of large buildings

LENEXA, Kan. - In an effort to get smoke out quicker from large buildings, the Lenexa Fire Department uses a tool called Vent 94. Vent 94's primary function is for moving a large amount of air, according to Lenexa Fire. It is also capable of shooting water for cooling purposes.


History In Kansas City

Traveling Tuskegee Airmen exhibit rolls through KC

A 53-foot-long trailer is in the parking lot of the Honeywell National Security Campus, with the mission to educate employees about the Tuskegee Airmen."The whole Tuskegee Airmen story is all about overcoming obstacles and becoming very successful," said Dr. Harold Brown, one of only a dozen Tuskegee Airmen alive today.Brown talked with Honeywell employees this week about his remarkable story."He was fabulous," said Shaunda Parks, Honeywell director of communications.


Celebrate Old School Tool

This Kansas City Musician's 300-Year-Old Instrument Lets Him 'Feel What Came Before'

People often ask Kansas City musician Gerald Trimble about the instrument he plays at gigs around town with his band Jambaroque. Although it looks like a cello at first glance, players hold it between their knees, so some people call it a knee fiddle. It's a viola da gamba.


Friday Outlook For Now

Round of storms Friday morning, hot afternoon

Hide Transcript Show Transcript SEEN YOUR FORECAST WITH THE STORMS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF STORMS. NEVILLE: I THINK WE WILL BE IN GOOD SHAPE FOR TONIGHT, AND EVEN TOMORROW. WE DO HAVE STORM CHANCES, BUT I THINK WE WILL BE ABLE TO GET THE GAME IN IN BETWEEN THOSE STORM CHANCES.


Ed Sheeran - I See Fire (Kygo Remix) is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

5 comments:

Et Les Matagots said...

Evidently Cleaver has sold his failed car wash to the new car wash startup company. Maybe the new company will occasionally hose him down.

Anonymous said...

^^Or get this...maybe you'll find a life instead of posting ignorance at 7:35AM. How about that?

Jim said...

Just got back from 3 weeks in Europe. The lingerie stores there have clothes that are more beautiful, sexier, and better made than VS. No wonder they are going broke. They key to marketing is not just slapping “PINK” on crap and selling it to teenage girls.

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO -- LIMBER LUMBER

When the photographer was asked if he wanted to shoot a photo spread for a hot new Brazilian, he replied "I Wood!!!"

Greedo said...

TOP PHOTO GUY IS TRUTH!