Pop culture peek for the late afternoon:
Saw1st: Candice Swanepoel for Swimwear Photoshoot 2019
Fashionista: Why Sustainable Swimwear Is Everywhere Now
Fox News: Budweiser, Bud Light release beer-themed swimwear and 'pajameralls'
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
Downtown Office Hype Cont'd
The Downtown Council of Kansas City (DTC) announced plans today for a Sept. 25 summit meeting on the hottest commodity in Downtown's escalating revitalization - the commercial office market. The 3 rd annual Downtown Office Summit will feature a keynote address by Spencer Levy , a global leader in commercial real estate.
Dead-Tree Biz Obit
Waldo neighborhood cafe has become a daily stop for many. It is closing after 10 years
Job Disaster Go Ahead
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - It's another step forward for the Sprint / T-Mobile merger. Wednesday the head of the FCC formally recommended approval of the $26 billion deal. It is expected to easily pass the FCC's Republican majority, but it may take time. Several states are suing to block the merger in court.
Hot Stock On Down Day
If founders don't put themselves out there, they'll never know how far they can grow, advised Matt Watson, shortly after Inc. Magazine ranked his tech startup - Stackify - one of the fastest growing companies in Kansas City. Stackify is the No.
Local Lesson In Gadgets
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With the ever-evolving use of technology, teachers are incorporating it more and more in their curriculum and in their classrooms. SMART boards, iPads and laptops are just some of the tools teachers and students are using both in the classrooms and at home for homework.
Great Whit Wasted
If we learned anything from the trade deadline, it's that the Royals front office believes that they can be competing before Whit's contract is up at the end of 2023, when he is 34-years old. I think the most optimistic fans in Royals kingdom agree with that timeline.
Ugly Captivity Coming Out
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It took him a while, but the Kansas City Zoo's new sloth has finally made his debut. Arnie, a Linne's two-toed sloth, is now on display at his home in the zoo's Discovery Barn. A donor named him Arenal after a volcano in Costa Rica, but he will go by his nickname, Arnie.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .