Saturday, September 21, 2019

Kansas City Saturday Summer News

Khloë hotness inspires this midday news look at the pop culture and a glimpse at where we stand at the conclusion of the Summer . . .

NYT: Inside A Deadly American Summer

CNBC: American Airlines canceled more flights than any US carrier in July -- 'It was a tough summer for us'

Fox: Negative Trump coverage dominated evening newscasts all summer, study claims

Closer to home, here's a look at some of the top nicer but still important news links for right now . . .

Artsy Weekend Numbers

Quarter of a million people expected for this weekend's Plaza Art Fair

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- As the Plaza Art Fair gets ready to celebrate its 88th year, organizers are expecting upward of a quarter of a million people at the annual art festival. The Plaza Art Fair is taking over nine city blocks this weekend, and starting Friday afternoon, the tents lining the Country Club Plaza will be filled with beautiful paintings, ceramics and photography.

Healing JoCo Donut Break

Mission's Fluffy Fresh Donuts will be closed for three months - Kansas City Business Journal

Fluffy Fresh Donuts in Mission has run out of its signature glazed doughnut, and it'll be awhile until the longtime business can restock. For the second time in the past 15 months, Fluffy Fresh owner Jim Hollinger will be out of commission as he recovers from shoulder surgery.

Local Tech Talk

Climbing mountains in the Midwest? Exiting Pipeline leader eyes next big challenge

"'What options do I still have?' and "What do I want to go out there and try?'" Joni Cobb said she asked herself. "I'm taking my own leap of faith that there are more things out there for me to explore."

Downtown Football Well Remembered & Forshadowed

Famed Chiefs groundskeeper explains special end zone design

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Almost 60 years after it was first used on the field at old Municipal Stadium, a special design will once again adorn the end zones for a Chiefs game this weekend. George Toma first painted the design, which features a field of gold paint and "CHIEFS" in red lettering, in 1963.

Kansas City Sweetness Ranked

Food Critics: The Best Desserts In Kansas City In 2019

Some desserts are secrets. Some aren't necessarily desserts. Others, still, make you rise up and confidently declare that you are rich or beautiful. Food writer and personal chef Lou Jane Temple says she recently decided to retaste-test the tiramisu at Bella Napoli and did not see it in the display case.

Kansas City Magic Numbers

Arrowheadlines: 6,000 and 60 a possibility for Patrick?

Can Patrick Mahomes be the first to 6K passing yards and 60 TDs? | ESPN Is it reasonable to think Mahomes can get to 6,000 yards and 60 touchdowns? The NFL records of 5,477 yards and 55 touchdowns were set by Denver's Peyton Manning in 2013.

Katie Calls Saturday

Slight risk for severe storms Saturday night

We could see spotty rain showers during the day Saturday. There is a slight risk for severe weather Saturday night as storms return.

Post Malone, Swae Lee - Sunflower is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Welcome to the New Shithole

Anonymous said...

Mahomes glory days are numbered.

Anonymous said...

Joni have you considered flipping burgers?

Anonymous said...

Perfect weather for an art fair. All this rain will keep the hood rats home.

Anonymous said...

Newsflash, 3:58: Everybody's days are numbered. At least Mahomes has some glory days.

Anonymous said...

Honestly, nothing great lasts long. We could have a local drunk driver, with no valid license - hit Mahomes car and make him a parapalegic. The driver would under current law get 6 months in county jail. You really think KC is lucky enough to have a superstar that will always be playing?

Anonymous said...

The Plaza Art Fair will be attended by 250,000 people, as verifed by the same folks who counted our 25,000,000 anal tourists.

Anonymous said...


When Khloe traded her melons for a slice of mine, I didn't even mind when she spit out my seed!!!

Anonymous said...

@ 6:39 - AND the 800,000 at the Royals World Series parade and the thousands that attended Open Spaces art BS. And don't forget the millions of bike riders using Bike Lanes in the Metro area and the millions riding the Toy Train. And the thousands of high schoolers that protested Climate Change on Friday as really just a way to get out of school, and, and.
This over estimation thing is epidemic in KC.

Anonymous said...

LOL @9:13. That's damn good stuff.