It's a balmy 91 degrees for September and this inspires us to review the pop culture and share these relevant news links right now . . .
Daily Mail: Demi Rose poses NAKED in sizzling bathtime snap as she protects her modesty with rose petals
AdWeek: Instagram Continues to Gain on Facebook for Brands, But News Feed Stays Strong
CNBC: As calls grow to split up Facebook, employees who were there for the Instagram acquisition explain why the deal happened
Closer to home, here are the stories that are also worth a peek and gathered for our Friday clock watchers:
Hipster Weekend Plans
Weekend Possibilities | American Royal Rodeo, Harry Potter Day at Science City, And A Few Fall Festivals
There are about 48 hours between leaving work on Friday and the time you start thinking about work once again on Sunday night. Weekend Possibilities is your roadmap for food, drinks and fun for the perfect Kansas City weekend. Friday, Sept. 27 11 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
EPIC Fanboy Freebies Offered
Are you a Kansas City Chiefs fan for life? Do you want tickets to the Super Bowl? If so, the Chiefs have an event for you.As part of the year-long NFL100 celebration, the Kansas City Chiefs are giving away a pair of tickets to see the Super Bowl in Miami, Florida.To enter -- register and participate the upcoming Fantennial FanFest 5K.
Kansas City Fashion Creativity For A Great Cause
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sporting a bow tie has been part of Jordan Williams' style for years. "When I was in college, you know I always had a thing for style and I was always wearing bow ties," Williams said. "When I got home, I decided to actually design bow ties.
Holiday Season Approaches
Holiday Mart is the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri's largest fundraiser. This upscale shopping extravaganza has been a fall tradition for thirty years and is an extra special destination event. With over 200 specialty retailers and more than 20,000 shoppers, the proceeds from Holiday Mart support community projects sponsored by JLKCMO.
Local Transit Redemption
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Social workers say one of the biggest barriers preventing former felons from leading a law-abiding life is transportation. A new zero-fare transit program seeks to help those who've served their time become productive citizens. The Village Initiative set up in the heart of KCK's urban core because this is where many released prisoners end up.
Kushari Rolling In Kansas City
A new food truck has hit the streets of Kansas City specializing in koshary, the national dish of Egypt. Chef Soha Elsherif runs KC Koshary, dishing up hearty bowls filled with rice, brown lentils, chickpeas and macaroni pasta tossed together and topped with a cumin-spiced tomato sauce and crunchy fried onions.
Latest Weather Warning
EVENTUALLY, BUT RIGHT NOW, IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL START TO THE NORTH OF US AND THEN TAMP DOWN. NOBODY'S COMPLAINING ABOUT THE TORNADO THREAT NOT BEING HIGH. FIRST ALERT RADAR MATCHES IS MY WORLD WITH FUTURESCAN. HERE YOU CAN START TO SEE THE PHANTOM LINE DEVELOPED DURING THE 5:00 NEWSCAST.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .