Kansas City Community News Grid Debuts

As always, we're reorganizing things behind the scenes and looking at the most effective way to share our bloggy love.

Accordingly, readers will be seeing more of our TKC community news section that contains worthwhile local links that are worth a peek but might or might not be debatable . . .


Unhappy Trails In Jackson County

Frustrations build during relocation process at Heart Mobile Village

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Residents who remain at the Heart Mobile Village on Highway 40 said they would like to see more moving crews as frustration builds over delays. "I'm not trying to move my elderly mother when it's December, in January in the zero temperatures," Elureka Osaseri, a Heart Mobile Village resident said.

Toy Train Double Take

Kansas City starting to study a new mass transit line

Kansas City is starting to seriously study a new mass transit line. This one could run from the University of Kansas hospital to the Truman Sports Complex.Several governments, on both sides of the state line, are starting to look at a major east-west transit line.KMBC's Micheal Mahoney reported that this would not be an all-streetcar line but it might have streetcar components, with a 7.5-mile route between the University of Kansas Hospital and the Truman Sports Complex."Whether that be bus-rapid transit or bus service.

Warming Up To South Side

South Kansas City residents asking for heat in apartments

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing later this week and people living in the Dover House at Coach House Apartments in south Kansas City say their heat isn't working and hasn't been for weeks.

Local Mexican Connection

KCI Airport's nonstop service to Cancun taking off with more flights than before pandemic

A boom in travelers eager to get away is expected to push Kansas City International Airport's international flight numbers closer to its pre-pandemic levels. Southwest Airlines - the airport's biggest airline by far - launched its first-ever international service Saturday from Kansas City.

Building Local SoHo

UrbanAmerica's $200M SouthPointe at 63rd Street will trade blight for 'live-work-play' - Kansas City Business Journal

The development team behind a $200 million reinvention of a long-derelict corner in Kansas City's Citadel neighborhood is making aggressive strides toward breaking ground on the first components of a proposed "live-work-play" community.

Kansas City Résumé Building Opportunities Abound

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The Dotte Dreams Of Hookups

Planner pitches two-mile gondola over West Bottoms, linking KCK, KCMO downtowns

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Elmwood In Autumn

Elmwood Cemetery looking South from behind the chapel. Elmwood Cemetery, first burial 1872, is located at Truman Road and Van Brunt Boulevard. Above, bronze doors on a mausoleum. Glass shows reflections of the surroundings, except for upper right which is partly a reflection and partly the stained glass window that is inside.

Lessons From The Past

Historic residence will now showcase Kansas City's past and cultural heritage

The $22 million project has created a 21st-century museum of Kansas City where visitors can experience multiple perspectives of Kansas City's vibrant history and cultural heritage past, present, and future. Corinthian Hall, at 3218 Gladstone Blvd., was built in 1910 by lumber baron Robert A. Long.

Kansas City Music Bloggers Sound Off

Passerine Dream takes flight

By Joel FrancisThe Daily Record In a previous life, Dave Tanner and I worked as reporters at sister newspapers in suburban Kansas City. He always had a positive spirit and was eager to talk out about music whenever our paths crossed. When another friend and reporter suggested we drive across Missouri to see Ringo's All-Starr...

Country Time Coming Soon

The Dangerous Tour: Morgan Wallen coming to T-Mobile Center in April

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Country music star Morgan Wallen is making a stop at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri, in April as part of "The Dangerous Tour." Wallen announced his tour Monday morning with tickets for the April 30, 2022, Kansas City show going on sale on Friday, Nov.19.

Hipsters Share Doggie Style

Creature Feature: Cinnamon Spice and Pumpkin Seeds will be your perfect fall companion

Cinnamon Spice loves to snuggle. // Courtesy KCPP We teamed up with KC Pet Project to host a weekly "Creature Feature" on loveable and adoptable pets here in the KC Metro. This week, KCPP is introducing Cinnamon Spice, a 2-year-old pit bull, and Pumpkin Seeds, an 8-year-old domestic shorthair.

Good Deeds Right On Time

Delayed delivery won't prevent one Thanksgiving tradition in Kansas City

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: LEAWOOD, Kan. - Thanksgiving is next week, and a holiday tradition will go on for hundreds of Kansas City metro families this year, even though the people who make it possible were likely starting to sweat a little.

Discounts Down By The River

Riverside's Red X will build new 59,000-square-foot store - Kansas City Business Journal

Riverside Red X, a well known grocery and liquor store at 2401 NW Platte Road in Riverside, is going to build a new 59,000-square-foot shop on the southeast corner of its current location.

Supply Chain Hits Rugrats

Childcare crisis felt in Kansas City area with daycare closures, waitlists

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Daycares across the nation and right here in the Kansas City area are struggling, and parents are struggling right along with them. For some, daycare is too expensive. For operators, they're having trouble finding staff and keeping their doors open.


'Immersive Van Gogh' exhibit delayed 3 months while organizers look for 'perfect venue'

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The sold-out Immersive Van Gogh exhibit, initially set to open in Kansas City on Dec. 1, has been pushed back to Feb. 28. The local location for the elaborate exhibit has been a mystery to this point, and it will remain so at least a little longer, as organizers sent a letter out to ticket-holders on Monday explaining the delay.

Kansas City Talks Teachable Moments

Unique show hosted by teachers explores 'Life after KCPS' for graduates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Public Schools is producing what the district believes to be a first-of-its-kind Youtube show connecting teachers and former students to find out what happened to them after they left high school. The idea came to Chris Odam during the pandemic and virtual education, watching talk shows go to a Zoom format.

Baller Legend Reveals Health Scare

Chiefs Hall of Famer announces cancer diagnosis

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Chiefs Hall of Famer took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce his cancer diagnosis. Curley Culp, who played with the Chiefs as left defensive tackle in their Super Bowl IV victory in 1970, announced that he has been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Rock Chalk Building New Tech

'Absolutely this saves lives': KU Health System breaks ground on new proton therapy center

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The first "privately owned" physician-led proton therapy center in the region broke ground in hopes of saving lives. "Oh, absolutely this saves lives," former Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer said. Colyer joined other doctors in the groundbreaking of The Kansas City Proton Institute.

South Side Swallows New KCI Deal

Martin City lands in KCI

By Kathy Feist Martin City Brewing Company will be one of 40 local vendors featured at the future Kansas City International Airport. On October 7th, the City Council approved Vantage Airport Group to oversee concessions at the KCI terminal.

Autumn Cool Down Underway

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Mostly overcast skies may not be the best looking but the evening will be the best feeling of the rest of the week. Temperatures are expected to slip into the lower 60s a couple hours after sunset followed by slowly slipping temperatures that will hover near 60 degrees by midnight.

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