We'll never forget about our night owl denizens of the discourse and for those checking out the blog on Friday night we share more than a bit of info on pop culture related to hotties, evening community news and top headlines.
Check-it . . .Toy Train COVID Survival Strategies
As the metro starts to open back up, new small businesses are taking off. Shop Local KC, an extension of its owner's other passion project "The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair," hosted a soft opening at its brick-and-mortar location on Friday.
Local Tragedy Tonight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Officials say a man in his 20s has drowned Friday night at Tarnsey Lake in eastern Jackson County. Around 7:30 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff's Office requested assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in recovering a missing swimmer. Around 9 p.m.
Left Turn Motivation Friday
There's a new kind of race is at the Kansas Speedway. They want you to get behind the wheel and go on the track in your own car as part of a new program to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.The Drive to End COVID will continue Saturday from 11 a.m.
Kansas City MAGA Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Another Kansas City area man is now facing charges in the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6. Carey Jon Walden, of Kansas City, has been charged with two counts of knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; disorderly or disruptive conduct at any place in the grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings; and parading, demonstrating or picketing in any of the Capitol buildings.
Panties Exposed Down Under
Guests at Australian Fashion Week were almost convinced they were at a Victoria's Secret show on Thursday as Delta Goodrem delivered a spectacular performance on the runway at Sydney's Carriageworks. Strutting along the Manning Cartell catwalk flanked by a parade of models, the 36-year-old belted out her new song The Power.
No Compromise Today
President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a new counteroffer made by Republicans on infrastructure despite a $50 billion increase in spending, telling the GOP's key negotiator that the new offer did not meet his policy goals.
Former Prez Trump Comeback Threat Targets Social Media
Donald Trump has appeared to drop his strongest hint yet at another presidential run in 2024, responding to news of his two-year ban from Facebook on Friday by saying he would not invite Mark Zuckerberg to dinner "next time I'm in the White House".
STONKS Suffer Crackdown
(Reuters) - TD Ameritrade put in place trading limitations on AMC Entertainment Holdings' shares, the retail brokerage's website showed on Friday. Trading in the stock will be limited to clients with own capital on hand and not borrowed funds, TD Ameritrade said, adding there might be some additional requirements on trading options that expire on June 11.
Celeb Contemplates Pr0n Past
Kim Kardashian is opening up about her decision to allow " Keeping Up with the Kardashians" producers to address her infamous sex tape on the series' pilot episode back in 2007. In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, Kardashian, 40, said in hindsight she likely wouldn't have publicly addressed the scandal had "KUWTK" not existed.
Boozing Begets Equality?!?
SHAWNEE, Kan. - A local brewery is launching a new line of beers to celebrate Pride Month. Servaes Brewing Company in Shawnee will release a new rainbow themed beer each week during the month of June. Owner Courtney Servaes said the brewery will donate 20% of proceeds from the pride beers to the Kansas City [...]
ROYAL WINNING TONIGHT!!!
After all the years of the Twins terrorizing the Royals at Kauffman Stadium, that first inning felt pretty good. The Royals put up a nine-spot in the first inning and never looked back, running away from the Minnesota Twins, 14-5. It was over in a matter of moments, and that's a wonderful thing when it's in this context.
Saturday Heats Up
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And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .