Wednesday, September 11, 2019


A peek at the local discourse for the afternoon . . .

Pop Sugar: Camila Mendes Says "Health Is What's Important, Not Appearance" in Powerful Interview

Stylist: A quarter of women don’t feel comfortable in their own skin, but this campaign is changing that

Yahoo: My Doctor Prescribed Me Weight Loss—I Actually Had Cancer

Closer to home, here are somewhat nicer news links for our reader community to consider . . .

New KCMO Artsy Digs!!!

Kansas City Artists Coalition Moves Into New Midtown Home - And Expands Footprint Across Metro

The Kansas City Artists Coalition on Thursday opens its new location at the corner of Linwood Avenue and Gillham Road. The Acme Building, boarded-up and vacant for nearly a decade, now incorporates office and gallery space on the first floor, as well as basement studios, for the Artists Coalition.

Celebrate 2nd Best

NFL fans rank Arrowhead Stadium as 2nd best atmosphere in NFL, SeatGeek says

Top prize went to Green Bay Packers' Lambeau Field.

Kansas City New Money Real Estate Pr0n Revealed

Outrageous Kansas City Aqua Mansion Has Waterfalls, Grottos and Scuba Diving Tunnels

Metro Kansas City's most expensive listing is so ambitious, it could be designated as an amusement water park. This isn't your average home. This isn't your average waterpark either. The massive 17,755-square-foot estate looks like it was designed for an Esther Williams aqua-musical film.

Iconic KC For Sale

H&R Block co-founder's mansion goes up for sale [PHOTOS] - Kansas City Business Journal

This Mission Hills mansion at 6400 Wenonga Terrace, previously owned by H&R Block co-founder Henry Bloch, is listed for sale at $4.6 million. Take a look at about a dozen photos of the nearly 2-acre property and 7,472-square-foot home, which Bloch lived in for more than 50 years.

Crowdfunding Public Safety???

Donations from Kansas City residents making a difference for first responders

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- As usual, residents of Kansas City are more than generous opening both their hearts and their wallets to help men and women risking their lives. KCTV5 News wants to show you how residents helped. Sadly, Kansas City has endured the loss of several firefighters and police officers killed in the line of duty.

Local Ladies First

Women-led Kansas City companies fuel Launch Health accelerator's first cohort - Startland News

Healthcare needs an overhaul and four Kansas City-area companies are among those poised to disrupt the industry as part of the first Launch Health Accelerator cohort, explained Jeremy Tasset.

Asian Winning Sneak Peek

Genghis Khan exhibit coming to Kansas City's Union Station in October

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Visitors at Union Station will soon get a chance to experience 13th century Mongolia and its fearsome ruler Genghis Khan. "Genghis Khan: Bringing the Legend to Life" opens Oct. 24 at Union Station. During his lifetime, Genghis Khan was a brutal warrior who established the largest empire in history, conquering parts of Central Asia and China.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now. . .


Anonymous said...

Spent my fair share of hours working at 6400 Wenonga Terrace through the years doing upgrades and maintenance on that house.The Blochs were always very nice and respectful to me. It's really a beautiful house.

Anonymous said...

Healthcare needs an overhaul

Oh but Obama care fixed everything!