The 27-year-old music star social media hottie continues to try and move away from her wholesome image to no avail . . . And she inspires our morning pop culture peek:
Daily Mail: Go get 'em! Selena Gomez chills out and writes music in 80s-inspired Puma campaign for her 'go-to' sneakers, which she says are made to help her 'chase her dreams'
Fox News: Selena Gomez speaks out about the 'scariest' moment of her life, how she overcame anxiety, depression
Inc: Millennials Are the Loneliest Generation, a Survey Shows
Closer to home, here are the worthwhile nicer news links to start our morning . . .
Downtown Hype Agenda Posted
An all-new Quixotic residency at its new theater in Crown Center; the Middle of the Map Fest; and the Symphony's 15-year celebration of Michael Stern as its acclaimed musical director top an exhilarating list of arts & entertainment thrills this week in Downtown KC. Roll the highlight reel for what's cooking - Monday to Sunday, Sep.
Dead Retail Big Plans
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Three years after the Indian Springs Mall was demolished, the site may soon find new purpose as part of a $140 million project. Scavuzzo's Food Service says it is committed to a four-phase process on the land, including a new distribution center and eventually an office building, retail shops and commercial buildings.
Golden Ghetto Lifesaver
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A movement that started in Johnson County is expanding - giving teens across the Kansas City Metro zero reasons to consider suicide. About 50 people rallied at the J.C. Nichols fountain on the Plaza Sunday afternoon, carrying yellow signs noting the lack of reasons anyone has to commit suicide.
Fanboy Washout Thanks To Busted Kansas City Pipes
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. - The National Weather Service predicted Harrisonville would see the largest flash flood on Saturday and locals told FOX4, they were right. "We had over four inches of rain maybe even five," said Harrisonville's public information officer, Daniel Barnett. "It was a ton of rain in a small amount of time which made things really difficult."
Tough Game Teaching Moments
The Here are five things we learned from the come-from-behind victory: Kansas City Chiefs advanced to 4-0 on the season after defeating the Detroit Lions at Ford Field 34-30 on Sunday afternoon. This past week, I fielded a request from a public relations writer at the University of Cincinnati about Travis Kelce.
Good Life Appetizer???
Executive Chef Laura Comer has created a new seasonal three-course menu for The Dining Experience at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Check out the new options as well as a few photos of the restaurant's space in the Founders' Lounge.
Last Day Of Summer???
OVER THE WHEEL. CODY: GIVE US SOMETHING TO -- GIVE US SOMETHING GOOD TO THINK ABOUT. NICK: IF YOU LIKE FALL WEATHER, IT IS ON ITS WAY. THIS MAY BE SUMMER'S LAST GO OF IT TODAY AND TOMORROW. FALL-LIKE CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND WILL LAST UNTIL NEXT WEEK HERE ON THE FIRST ALERT NINE-DAY.
French Montana - Writing on the Wall ft. Post Malone, Cardi B, Rvssian is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .