Wednesday, October 09, 2019

The Kansas City Midweek News Stand



Our quickie review of pop culture is important for news context but also tons of fun to gather and share . . .

Daily Mail: Victoria's Secret uses a size 14 model in a lingerie campaign for the first time EVER - after getting hammered over lack of diversity . . .

Ref29: Victoria’s Secret Hired A Plus Model But For Many Shoppers, It’s Too Little, Too Late

Women's Health Mag: Victoria's Secret Just Hired Its First Plus-Size Model, Ali Tate-Cutler, And It's About D*mn Time

EOnline: Meet Ali Tate Cutler -- The First Size-14 Model to Appear in a Bluebella Campaign at Victoria's Secret

Science Daily: Obesity pandemic shifting cancer to younger people

Closer to home, here are the local and somewhat nicer news links we're checking right now . . .

Solidarity In Faith

Faith leaders stand with striking GM workers

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The pulpit came to the picket line Tuesday afternoon as faith leaders voiced a commitment to stand with striking workers from the General Motors Fairfax Assembly and Stamping Plant in Kansas City, Kansas, until union demands are met.


Kansas City Give Herspace

Plexpod rebrands Herspace coworking concept as InnovateHER KC

A year after Plexpod unveiled its Herspace concept at Westport Commons, a womxn-centric community and networking organization is partnering with the coworking leader to provide reinvigorated programming and support for startup leaders, Lauren Conaway said.


KC Bridge Work Starts

Crews to close parts of Buck O'Neil Bridge for deck repair

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Portions of the Buck O'Neil Bridge will close this weekend for the Missouri Department of Transportation to conduct bridge deck work, All southbound lanes will be closed between the Richards Road exit and 5th Street from 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct.


Northeast KC Walkabout

WALKTOBER

During Walktober at Cliff Drive, thirty artists participated in a 2.5 hour Quickpaint for the Buttonwood Art Space painting show and sale. Winners were Mark Alan Anderson (center), Chris Willey (left), and Rick Wright (right). x MICHAEL BUSHNELL


Excuses Appear Like Magic

Patrick Mahomes is still delivering despite the issues around him

The Kansas City Chiefs pulled out all the stops for Sunday Night Football - including turning fans' phones into an interactive light show. The team wore the red-on-red jerseys and inducted Brian Waters into the Ring of Honor. Patrick Mahomes rolled into Arrowhead in a Monarchs jersey.


More Deets On International Midtown Foodie Demise

Kansas City's Krokstrom Scandinavian Comfort Food Will Close on Nov. 2

Kansas City's first Scandinavian restaurant will close its doors next month. Chef Katee McLean and partner Josh Rogers have announced plans to close their almost 4-year-old restaurant, Krokstrom Scandinavian Comfort Food, on Nov. 2. Named after McLean's great-great-great grandfather Anders Krokstrom, the decision to close this restaurant is more than business - it's personal.


Falling Down In KC

Wednesday, Thursday evening storms possible, cold Friday

SHOPPING SKILLS TOO. CODY:-- NICK: RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR UMBRELLA OR RAIN JACKET FOR TODAY. THE HOPE IS THAT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OUT THERE NEAR HUTCH AND WICHITA ARE MOVING TO THE NORTH AND EAST. THEY DO NOT REACH KANSAS CITY UNTIL AFTER THE DRIVE THIS MORNING.


VIBEZ is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's a lot of love.

Anonymous said...

^^^^ A lot to love, I meant.

Anonymous said...

Of course Krokstrom will close a month after announcing their closing. I have never witnessed a restaurant use the media as successful as they have over their tenure to drum up the "woe is us" business. Not sure what is more embarrassing, them using this tactic or the media allowing them to.

Anonymous said...

^^True Dat