Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Kansas City Tuesday Night News Look

Right now we check Elsa hotness, community news, pop culture and all manner of evening reporting worthy of consideration . . .

Carb Biz Deal: Kansas City Snack Cake Acquisition

Hostess Brands, Kansas City-based maker of Twinkies, agrees to buy Voortman Cookies $320 million

Hostess Brands Inc. said Monday that it has a deal to buy a cookie maker for $320 million in cash. Kansas City-based Hostess (Nasdaq: TWNK) said it has an agreement to buy Voortman Cookies Ltd. for $320 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in early January.

Accounting For Kindness

KC accounting firm working to help homeless this winter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An accounting firm wants to help people experiencing homelessness by wrapping them in warmth this winter, and it wants the community's help to do it. MarksNelson in Kansas City, Missouri, is asking for new or handmade hats, scarves and gloves.

Museum Talk Tonight

Northeast Newscast Episode 116: An Update on the Kansas City Museum with Anna Marie Tutera

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Golden Ghetto Bright Side

Block Real Estate Services' CityPlace wins approval for LED display - Kansas City Business Journal

After months of waiting, CityPlace developers will be able to use an architectural lighting display on four of the project's buildings. The Overland Park City Council approved a measure during a marathon meeting Monday night that grants Block Real Estate Services LLC a 10-year special-use permit that allows for the display.

Community Life Lesson

Loads of Love, United Way raising funds to put washers and dryers in schools

On this Giving Tuesday, one local group wants to make sure area school districts have one less barrier to student attendance with the Loads of Love program. The United Way of Greater Kansas City is raising money for its Loads of Love campaign to put a washer and dryer in several schools across the metro area.

Core Of The Debate

Elsa Hosk Shuts Down the Red Carpet With a Set of Supermodel Abs

Elsa Hosk is well-versed in the art of show-stopping beauty, with her nonchalant blonde waves and highly Insta-worthy style. So it wasn't a huge surprise when, last night in rainy London, Hosk stepped out for the Fashion Awards in a Celia Kritharioti silver gown that made a statement, revealing her incredibly toned abs.

Rocketman Against Jesus?!?

North Korea Says It's Preparing a Choice of 'Christmas' Gifts for Trump in Veiled Threat

This is North Korea's latest effort to pressure the U.S. to offer more concessions in nuclear talks before the new year.

2020 End Game

Kamala Harris drops out of presidential race

She made the announcement in a call with staff on Tuesday.

Local Design Walkabout

What's in Your Neighborhood, Karrie Dean? - Design Milk

Karrie Dean of happy habitat shares some of her must-visit spots in her town of Kansas City in our What's in Your Neighborhood column!

JoCo Biz Colls Off

Foo's Fabulous Cafe To Close in Leawood

LEAWOOD - Foo's Fabulous Café in Leawood, Kansas, will be closing this month after 13 years in business. Jeff Stottle, majority owner of the Leawood location, confirmed the restaurant will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve ahead of plans to redevelop the Ranch Mart North shopping center at the corner of 95 th St.

Show-Me Gungy Doggie

'Unicorn puppy' will stay with Missouri rescue mission

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with the founder of the Missouri rescue group, despite more than 300 offers to adopt him. The beagle-mix puppy, named Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn, was rescued in November by Mac's Mission in southeast Missouri.

Kansas City Fanboy Fight

Let's Argue: "The Chiefs offense is the problem - not the defense"

Welcome to this week's edition of Inspired by a video series created by music reviewer Anthony Fantano, Robert Rimpson's weekly series takes a look at hot takes, unpopular opinions, wacky predictions and more from fans. Let's Argue!

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


Anonymous said...

Tk, more than a handful is too much. You got it right for once. Also, some of the local links are interesting, too.

Grip Madlock said...

That dog is transgendered and only will be understood by Byron

Anonymous said...

Flyover City

Anonymous said...

Slie and crew really did turn this shit show of a city into an insane asylum.

Anonymous said...

Shame about the Hostess buyout, Voortman made a pretty good cookie.
Oh, well - another snack goes down the tubes.

Anonymous said...

It's comical how hard Kim Jong Un worked Donald Trump over.