In this quick compilation was attempt to spread a bit of sunshine and share highlights that we found interesting via local community news.
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Big Boy 4014 rolled into Union Station on Monday evening, thrilling fans with its steam release and making them cover their ears as it blared its horn. The vintage 1941 locomotive measures 133 feet long and weighs more than a million pounds.
Local Hangout Improvements
by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's a new adventure in town. KC Parks and Go Ape opened a new zipline and ropes course in Swope Park. The new course is called Go Ape Treetop Journey. It's in addition to the Treetop Adventure course and outdoor Axe Throwing range in the park.
Golden Ghetto Getting Gourmet Groceries
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A major grocer could soon be relocating in south Overland Park. On Monday, the Overland Park Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal to redevelop a commercial shopping center at 119th Street and Metcalf Avenue. Legacy Development plans to demolish two existing restaurant buildings at Overland Crossing and replace it with a new 44,851-square-foot grocery store.
Locals Play Development Game
816 Day: How about some Downtown B-I-N-G-O? So, how will you celebrate 816 Day this year? 816 Day is the annual, city-proclaimed celebration of Kansas City culture, featuring live entertainment, branded events, and fun activities. On this day, community connectivity is strengthened by local businesses and resident pride. WHAT'S NEW THIS YEAR?
Kansas City Startup Pizza Party
An unexpected medley of events helped Jhy Coulter realize her career as a designer needed to end for her creativity to truly shine - through food, the emerging Kansas City chef shared. "With food, you can be like a mad scientist and run wild with whatever combinations."
Aftermath: Garth Giveaway
KANSAS CITY, MO - Garth Brooks performed in front of a sell-out crowd on Saturday night at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. 70,000 plus fans were there as part of his stadium tour. Two of the smallest fans in the crowd got his attention with a sign, and he responded with an unbelievable gift.
Toy Train Into The Night
Property owners, businesses, and residents can expect night construction along the Downtown KC Streetcar route this week along with a temporary closure of Main Street. Construction crews will be working along Main Street this week between Pershing Road and 18th Street, performing necessary track slab repairs.
Serving Kansas City Football Hype
Hide Transcript Show Transcript AT TRAINING CAMP TOMORROW. IT HAS BECOME A TRADITION -- ZARDA BARBEQUE FEEDING THE CHIEFS FOR ONE SPECIAL DAY AT TRAINING CAMP. TERRY: OUR TEAM HAS BEEN WORKING ALL DAY. WE HAVE BEEN PLANNING IT FOR WEEKS. IT IS LIKE CHRISTMAS MORNING.
New Chapter For KC Library
Editor's note: The following story is sponsored by Academy Bank , a Kansas City based community bank, and is part of a series of features spotlighting some of the bank's startup and small business partners.
Celebrate Happy Rock Lucky Bastard
Luck has struck again for a Gladstone man.The Missouri Lottery said that three years after buying a Powerball ticket worth $100,000, Dan Lehman has cashed in again with a $77,777 Scratchers prize.Lottery officials said Lehman bought his winning "Silver 7s" Scratchers ticket at Casey's General Store, 7907 N.
Classy Local Attraction
Since the late 1950s, Claude Monet's mammoth Water Lilies painting has held pride of place as a centerpiece within the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's Bloch Galleries. Where it was evenly lit. Borrrrrrring. So, during last year's pandemic when the Nelson was closed, Aimee Marcereau DeGaland, the senior curator European arts, got a bit of inspiration.
Job Well Done
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A beloved sweet treats shop in the Historic Northeast is closing after nearly 30 years in business on Independence Avenue. The owners of Boulevard Bakery, Mary Clark and Loretta Peeler, are closing up shop for retirement.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.