Friday, November 08, 2019

Kansas City Friday Night Link Look



Quick pop culture and somewhat nicer community news update with some of the more important news links from today.

KC Supports The Troops

Stand Down giving homeless Veterans hand up, providing hope

ALL WEEKEND AND ARE NOT EXPECTED TO REOPEN UNTIL 5:00 A.M. MONDAY. ROB: TODAY, IT'S ALL ABOUT GIVING A HAND UP, NOT A HAND OUT, TO HOMELESS VETERANS IN KANSAS CITY. KMBC 9'S MATT EVANS IS IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI THIS MORNING TO SHOW US HOW STAND DOWN IS SERVING THOSE WHO SERVED OUR COUNTRY.


Tribute This Weekend

WWI Museum expecting huge Veterans Day weekend

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The National World War I Museum and veterans' charities are coming together to celebrate Veterans Day. A packed weekend is planned, with the museum opening at 10 a.m. Friday and events running all weekend. The museum has a new exhibit opening Friday focused on the Vietnam War.


Golden Ghetto Turnaround

JoCo fire district could merge with two others by 2022

STILLWELL, Kan. - The chief of a fire district in unincorporated Johnson County, Kansas, said financial challenges on the horizon have him looking at merging the department. Johnson County Fire District No. 2 serves about 20,000 people living in the southeast part of the county.


Home Team Helping Hand

Royals pitch in to repair flooded Parkville baseball field

The Kansas City Royals are stepping in to help after flooding last spring damaged one of the city's baseball fields. Grigsby Field was one of the casualties of the floods of 2019.


Historic Solider Testimony

30 years ago, this Kansas City man witnessed history as the Berlin Wall came down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Saturday marks 30 years since the Berlin Wall came down. Bill Brunkhardt had a front row seat to the historic day. He was there on Nov. 9, 1989, a 19-year-old sophomore at Pepperdine University, studying abroad in Berlin.


Hottie Transformation

Inside the Year That Changed Victoria's Secret for Ever

When cameras started rolling on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on November 8 of last year, there was a lot to celebrate. It was Adriana Lima 's last show as an Angel, as the venerated model was hanging up her wings for good.


Kansas City Showtime

Kansas International Film Festival Spotlights 17 Shorts And 3 Features By Kansas City Filmmakers

This year, the Kansas International Film Festival is mourning the loss of a Kansas City staple. "When the Tivoli closed, it really made us think about ... why film is important," the festival's executive director, Stacy Rich, says of the Tivoli Cinemas, which closed earlier this year (it was recently revived at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).


And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

About time Johnson County Fire District No. 2 is taken over by departments who really know how to operate one. Will put an end to the crews running up and down the roads hanging out at Price Chopper all the time or the local sports bar.
This fire dist is a huge ass joke.

Anonymous said...

30 years ago I was in a bar in Louisville Kentucky and watched people tearing down the Berlin Wall on TV. It was cool and refreshing at the same time.