A reality check for local party people . . .
The 18th & Vine Jazz District has garnered over 100 MILLION BUCKS worth of KCMO taxpayer investment since the 1990s yet without developing a profit model or curb constant violence near venues after dark.
Check the latest good time note . . .
The holiday season kicks off this evening in Kansas City's 18th and Vine District with a Christmas tree lighting and the Soul of Santa Foundation's second annual holiday concert. "Christmas in color is what we call it," says Tucker Lott, who takes on the role of Santa for the festivities and is the foundation's executive director.