The Plaza lights started with a single strand in 1925.
The tradition quickly became a hallmark of Kansas City and persists even after BLM social justice riots exacerbated pandemic harsh times and closed down more than two dozen stores in this entertainment district.
Here's the best link to get all of the coverage of tonight's festivities . . .
Of course we don't want to damper the low key celebration but just for now it's our tradition to remind locals . . .
It's still a wonderfully corny song worth a listen to break the soul crushing monotony of holiday music but a fact that deserves a mention if only to lower expectations in hopes that locals will take it easy on themselves.
Accordingly, this holiday will be different and the most pressing concern is staying alive rather than overspending via credit cards.
Check the links for Kansas City holiday edification and perspective . . .
And of course, once again . . .
Hope to talk with ya sometime tomorrow!!!