Kansas City Turnaround: Streetcar Real Estate Speculation & Sesame Street Discrimination?!?

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Welcome Aboard Midtown Toy Train Gentrification

KC Streetcar Extension Reshapes Midtown Real Estate Market - Flatland

The KC Streetcar extension along Main Street isn't just about moving people - it's about creating a new framework for development in Midtown. "We have certainly noticed a major increase in interest in developing in the area, which is totally to be expected," said Kevin Klinkenberg, executive director of Midtown KC Now.

Drink Lots Of Water This Week

Kansas City doctor reminds people of early signs of heatstroke

With temperatures soaring this week, doctors want to remind people when going outside to take precautions."When it's this hot outside, your body is just not used to that," said Dr. Adam Algren, of University Health.It's been a really hot July."Eight days out of 18 in July have been above normal in the 90s and no relief in sight," KMBC Chief Meteorologist Bryan Busby said."People should be really trying to limit their outdoor exposure when possible," Algren said.Algren said now is the time to start thinking before going outside.

Hipsters Talk With Locals

A better future in KC as seen in some of our cultural icons

Downtown KC skyline. // Photo by Steph Castor. Processed by Filmxlab A local woman from Kansas City graduates from an out-of-state university from which she earned a scholarship due to her great talent and hard work at Kansas City's Central High School.

Hottie Backstory Exposed

The Untold Truth Of TikTok Star Jordyn Jones

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images Many may know the talented Jordyn Jones from TikTok, but she was already on the entertainment scene before she exploded on the lip-syncing app. Jones was basically born a performer, starting dance classes at just two years old.

Progressives Push Prez

Democrats want Biden to go scorched-earth on GOP

When Michelle Obama declared "When they go low, we go high" about Republicans in 2016, Democrats generally agreed with the sentiment. After all, the party was up against Donald Trump, a man who seemed to find joy in making personal attacks part of his daily routine.

MAGA Wins Big Last Night

Trump-Backed Candidate Wins Maryland Gubernatorial Primary, Besting Hogan's Chosen Successor | National Review

Donald Trump's preferred candidate, Dan Cox, won the Maryland gubernatorial primary Tuesday, demonstrating Trump's continued sway over the party by defeating Larry Hogan's chosen successor.

Congress Stands With LGBT

U.S. House passes bill protecting marriage equality

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill protecting gay marriage rights, after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade imperiled similar precedents that protected rights to same-sex relations and contraception.

Pandemic Cont'd

Covid cases are skyrocketing again. States have no new plans.

"When you've said the same thing over and over about being vaccinated, being boosted, that if you're vulnerable and you're indoors with people who are not part of your household and you can't distance, you need to wear a mask - I mean, the message hasn't changed since the very beginning," Louisiana Gov.

Internets Trolls Puppet

Sesame Place park sorry after Rosita character appeared to dismiss two Black girls

Sesame Place, a children's amusement park in Philadelphia, issued a public apology and explanation Sunday after video surfaced of a costumed performer ignoring two Black children - a video that prompted backlash, suggesting the shunning was racially motivated.

Baller Game Plan Reconsidered

Chiefs 53-man roster projection 1.0

Kansas City Chiefs training camp is set to begin Friday, with quarterbacks and rookies reporting to Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri. The first practice open to season-ticket holders is Wednesday, July 28, and the first practice open to the general public is Thursday, July 28, at 9:15 a.m.

Kansas City Street Life Debated

Public Works seeks community input about sidewalk improvements

EllieAna Hale Editorial Assistant On July 13, the City of Kansas City, MO., hosted an open house for community input regarding the Sidewalks Prioritization Plan at the Mattie Rhodes Center's Northeast location to connect with residents and discuss what sidewalk-related issues matter the most to the surrounding community and what major issues can be addressed by the plan.

Local Heat Feared

Slightly cooler today before extreme heat returns

Sunny today with a light north breeze. High 93. Sunny Thursday with a stronger south wind. High near 100 with heat index values 100-105. Mostly sunny Friday, very hot and humid. High 100. Heat index 105+. Mostly sunny, very hot and humid Saturday. High 101. Heat index 105+.

Beabadoobee - Sunny Day is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.