Hottie Sara inspires a quick early morning peek at the sordid state of pop culture . . .
Ob: Victoria’s Secret Founder Loses $53 Million Over Ties With Jeffrey Epstein
Fool: Why L Brands Stock Climbed 16% in June
Daily Mail: Shares in parent company of Victoria’s Secret plunge by 5 percent after its CEO's ties to his 'trusted confidant' disgraced Jeffrey Epstein resurface
Closer to home, here are the worthwhile local and somewhat nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
KCMO Urban Geyser Update
Crews are working to fix a large water main that broke late Tuesday afternoon near Cleaver II and Benton boulevards.The large main ruptured about 4:45 p.m.KC Water said it was a 36-inch water main.Crews were able to turn off the water.
J. Rieger & Co. distillery in the East Bottoms is renovating the adjacent former Heim Brewery bottling building so it can quintuple its daily production capacity. It is hopes to revitalize the Electric Park neighborhood. In this week's installment of "What's Your KCQ?"
Golden Ghetto Goes Global
Edgerton, KS - It's like ocean front property in Edgerton, Kansas. That's how CNBC featured Logistics Park Kansas City, this week as part of its 2019 Top States for Business special report. Part of the 13-million square foot industrial park is a port that sits on 3,000 acres of prairie, shipping goods across the country and around the world.
Buddies Tribute On Tap
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nearly three months after a man was killed when his home exploded in northeast Kansas City, friends and family are working to keep his memory and business alive. Buddies KC, located at 3715 Main Street, is permanently closed. A "For Lease" sign is posted on the front of the building.
KC Southland Sizzles
Hide Transcript Show Transcript THIRD STORY. YOU GOT THE APARTMENT OWNER TO SPEAK WITH YOU TODAY. REPORTER: WE DID. WE LEARNED THE APARTMENT HAS HAD 23 COMPLAINTS ABOUT BROKEN AIR CONDITIONING TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITY JUST IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS. A MAJORITY HAVE PASSED RE-INSPECTION, BUT RESIDENTS SAY THERE ARE STILL PROBLEMS. TRASH PILING UP.
Med Tech Is Nuts
'Get Your Peanut Dust': Kansas City Doc Prescribes Tiny Doses Over Months To Treat Peanut Allergies
Downtown KCMO Artsy
"Now/Here," a fresh survey of 30 recent works by Kansas City artists of color, shows an interesting spectrum of both artistic media and approach, ranging from expressionism, conceptualism, figuration, geometric abstraction to cultural reinvention. Kathy Liao's monumental mixed-media work "The Continuous Line" sets the stage in the Block's tricky two-story main gallery.
Mark Ronson - Find U Again is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for this morning . . .