TKC Told You So: Kansas City News Readers Called It FIRST!!!

Our blog community knows the news scene better than any other in Kansas City.

Accordingly, here's a quick review of info that we shared, debated and discussed via BEFORE ANYONE ELSE . . .

Today, the cantankerous denizens of our blog community put the Jackson County mask mandate on blast better than anywhere else . . . To be fair, here's the best follow-up:

Jackson County Legislature extends county's mask mandate by 30 days

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- Jackson County legislators on Monday morning extended the county's indoor mask mandate by another 30 days, through Nov. 6. Prior to the Jackson County Legislature meeting, County Executive Frank White and the county health director recommended the county extend its mask mandate in indoor places of public accommodation.

We've been talking about the decline of music in Westport for months. Here's proof that denizens of our blog community know the deal . . .

After efforts fail to ease pandemic-related 'financial burden,' the Riot Room in Westport closes

The farewells started to crop up on social media over the weekend, lamenting the end of the Riot Room near the corner of Westport Rd. and Broadway. On Monday, co-owner Tim Gutschenritterconfirmed that the venue had closed its doors on Friday. "Yes," he said. "The Riot Room is closed."

Finally, we've warned that hobo housing is leading the local agenda once again. Check state-run media attempting to play catch-up: 

curiousKC | Be Part of How We Report on Housing and Homelessness

Discover unheard stories about Kansas City, every Thursday. Check your inbox, you should see something from us. Like what you see? For more stories like this, sign up for our newsletter. It drops in your inbox every Thursday. Check your inbox, you should see something from us.

We post these quick links not to brag (okay, maybe brag just a little) but merely to review and a reminder about the power of INDEPENDENCE in the local discourse that's now mostly run by special interest blogs taking marching orders to push political agendas. Meanwhile, here at TKC we merely work to document, discuss and maybe slide in a few inappropriate dick jokes.

Developing . . .