Apropos for #TBT and because black and white images make everything look classic . . . The iconic hotties of Victoria's Secret inspire the start of our news day and a quick peek at pop culture life . . .
BizInsider: Victoria's Secret said it would raise prices and reduce promotions as it embarks on a turnaround effort, but analysts say it’s struggling to keep to its promises
Daily Mail: Lizzie Cundy slams Victoria's Secret for being 'too PC' over its new plus-size campaign - but GMB viewers insist the size 16 model 'isn't even big'
UST: Jameela Jamil, Sara Sampaio launch a war of tweets over body image, fashion and modeling
Closer to home, here's a glimpse at somewhat nicer and community news links. Checkit:
Kansas City Roots Explored
There's a certified branch of local history looming over 328 S. Monroe Ave. in the old Northeast area of Kansas City. A bur oak towers to the left of the red brick house with white awnings, which is owned by Benjamin Jones, who is a mechanic - or self-professed "pressman" - at Hammerpress.
Local Biz Class Presents
A plethora of local movers and shakers attended Kansas City's Pure Pitch Rally on Tuesday evening to listen to local entrepreneurs deliver pitches for eight startups. Attendees included current and former mayors; investors such as Darcy Howe of KCRise Fund and Keith Molzer of Flyover Capital; and entrepreneurs like Don Peterson whose former company, Infusion Express, is on track to end 2019 with nearly $100 million in revenue or more.
Overland Park Too Busy Trolling Social Media To Drive
BRIAN: THIS ACCIDENT HAPPENED TUESDAY AFTERNOON AROUND 1:30 NEAR 77TH AND METCALF. TRAFFIC BACKS UP. THE DRIVER OF THE BLACK CAR DOESN'T NOTICE AND SMASHES INTO THE WHITE CAR, LIFTING IT OFF THE GROUND. I'VE BEEN AN OFFICER FOR 26 YEARS. I'VE NEVER SEEN A REAR END ACCIDENT LIKE THAT.
Father Knows Best In JoCo
LEAWOOD, Kan. -- The rate of teenage suicides is startling, and many parents are searching for any opportunity to understand why. "With tears in his eyes, he told me we are loosing kids," said Vince Stephens, founder of Father's Club.
Kansas City Rolling Tribute
BLUE SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -- When Joe Pace of Joe Pace's Movie Cars takes one of his cars for a spin, he turns heads. "The kids go crazy, but I have a lot of adults that are still children that really go crazy. They can't believe I'm driving this on the street," Pace said.
Doggie Gunned Down & Rescued
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City man is searching for answers after he found a female pit bull shot in the head Tuesday night. The dog was found near Raytown Road and Longview Road. "I could tell by her temperament something was wrong.
Planning KC Rugrat Halloween
Whether they extol eating spiders, fixing spaceships, or counting monsters, Dino O'Dell 's Halloween songs and tall tales engage curiosity and inspire the imagination. Come in costume-and your dancing shoes. It's the first of four Library appearances by the elementary music and drama teacher turned popular family entertainer.
Optimistic KC Forecast
NICK: IT IS A GOOD-LOOKING DAY. A LITTLE CHILLY THIS MORNING. A LIGHT WIND. TOMORROW THE WIND IS GOING TO BE A PROBLEM. ONE OF THE WINDY DAYS WE HAVE SEEN -- WINDIER DAYS WE HAVE SEEN IN A WHILE.
Young MC "Bust A Move" is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .