Thursday, September 12, 2019

Kansas City Thursday News Look



J-Lo is 50, still works the pole and proves the cultural stereotypes about aging women dancing for big money might just be based in jealousy. Check the pop culture inspiration . . .

BuzzFeed: Here's How J.Lo Learned To Pole Dance For Her "Hustlers" Role In Just Six Weeks

Uproxx: There’s One Jennifer Lopez Scene In ‘Hustlers’ That Everyone Is Talking About

Yahoo: Jennifer Lopez pole dances like a pro, 'American Beauty' turns 20 and more of this week's best in pop culture

Closer to home, here some of the more important news links we're watching for this evening . . .

Kansas City Loves Taggers?!?!

Unique SpraySeeMO festival brightens up communities

KANSAS CITY, MO. - More than 40 artists from around the country are part of a festival that turns the City of Fountains into the City of Street Art. "I drove out here throughout the night," said Justin Wagher, an artist from St. Petersburg, Florida, who participated in the SpraySeeMo Mural Festival three years ago.


Baseball Real Life Rent Struggle Continues In KCK

Kansas City T-Bones pay $50,000 in back rent, receive extension on stadium eviction

Patrick Mahomes Sr. was in Kansas City on Friday evening to throw out the first pitch at the Kansas City T-Bones game. The former big-leaguer spoke about his son, Patrick II, and his aspirations for a Super Bowl championship.


KC Afternoon Crash Report

Injuries reported after SUV, RideKC bus collide Thursday evening

Police say minor injuries reported {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Injuries reported after SUV, RideKC bus collide Thursday evening Police say minor injuries reported {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! A RideKC bus and an SUV collided Thursday evening near 39th Street and Prospect Avenue.Kansas City police said the crash was reported at 5:10 p.m.Authorities said six people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries.


All Aboard Hype Train

KC streetcar extension team is ready to start engineering phase - Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City streetcar project team is making steady progress in its effort to obtain a federal grant for the 3.5-mile Main Street extension, which means design updates, new renderings, project cost adjustments and a request to start the project's engineering phase.


Against Grandview Gunfire?!?

'My concern is children are trying to sleep': New shooting range creating problems for neighbors in Grandview

GRANDVIEW, Mo. -- A new shooting range in Grandview created problems for some neighbors this week. The new project replaced a 30-year-old range, that sat 200 feet south of the current location on Arrington Road. The shooting range is city-owned and is used by the Grandview Police Department for training.


Meth Town Classic Ball

Civil War cannonball found lodged in tree at Independence home

Battle of Independence fought near Overfelt-Johnston home {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Civil War cannonball found lodged in tree at Independence home Battle of Independence fought near Overfelt-Johnston home {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Hide Transcript Show Transcript THE DECADES-OLD TREE AT PLEASANT AND WALNUT IN INDEPENDENCE WAS DISEASED AND HAD TO COME DOWN.


Meet KC's New Captive

New giraffe calf grows herd at KC Zoo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Zoo welcomed the latest addition to its giraffe herd last week with the birth of a female baby giraffe. Lizzie the giraffe gave birth to the calf on Sept. 3. The giraffe was 111 pounds and stood 5 feet 6 inches tall at birth.


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

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

When is the vote for the extension.? Please vote NO.