Kansas City Friday Night News Lights: Restaurant Week, Debt Limit & Ethical Smut

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Kansas City Restaurant Week begins Friday with 216 restaurants participating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Restaurant Week officially kicks off Friday with a variety of options for Kansas City residents. Two hundred sixteen restaurants will participate in Restaurant Week this year. Last year, 200 restaurants participated in the event, including 23 first-time participants. Kansas City Restaurant Week, which takes place from Friday, Jan.

History On Hold

System failure temporarily closes Kansas City Museum

A failure of the HVAC system that controls temperature and humidity inside Corinthian Hall caused water damage to roughly 1,000 square feet in isolated areas of the museum on Wed., January 11. Damages resulted in the museum's temporary closure that will extend through March.

Blessed Local Triple Play

Kansas City couple welcomes rare set of triplets at University Health

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City couple just hit the genetic lottery when they welcomed newborn triplets this week. Adrienne and Alim Blenford are now the proud parents of naturally conceived triplets - who could be identical as well. The couple, who already had four children, are now parents to seven and a family of nine.

No Yoke

KC businesses fight record-high egg prices by making operational changes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City-area businesses are scrambling to offset inflation as the price of eggs continues to soar, hurting bakeries' bottom lines. Mr. D's Donuts goes through 360-540 eggs a week. Owner Johnny Chen said a year ago, a case of eggs, which carries 15 dozen, was between $15-$17.

Kansas City Ballers Stay Winning

6 Chiefs received All-Pro honors on Friday

The Associated Press has released the results of its annual voting for the 2022 NFL All-Pro team - with four Kansas City Chiefs players selected to the first team and two players selected to the second team.

Hipsters Offer Naughty News

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Kristen Thomas. // Photo by Nicole Bissey I rehearsed what I would say to my new OB/GYN all morning. "I'm not leaving here without a care plan" was the mantra I repeated in my head. When it came time to speak to the doctor about my symptoms and timeline, I'm sure I was a bit intense.

Hottie Throws Curves

Demi Rose flaunts her hourglass figure in a black mesh nightgown

Demi Rose sent temperatures soaring with her latest Instagram post. The braless influencer, 27, flaunted her incredible curves in a black mesh nightgown as she posed up a storm during a lingerie shoot. Leaning seductively against a wall, she exposed her rear in a very skimpy thong and had flawlessly applied a full face of make-up in snaps shared on Sunday.

World's Policeman Always

Japan sells Tokyo as US linchpin of security against China, Russia

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit with President Biden is aimed at selling Tokyo as the linchpin of eastern security and a bulwark against Chinese and North Korean aggression. It's part of a historic shift for the island nation, which has committed to growing its military and shirking off its pacifist policy that was self-imposed...

GOP Talks 1st Son

House Republicans probe Biden documents, ask if Hunter had access

By Gram Slattery and David Morgan WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives launched an investigation on Friday into the Justice Department's handling of improperly stored classified documents possessed by President Joe Biden, and questioned whether his son, Hunter, had access to any. In a Jan.


Treasury secretary warns 'extraordinary measures' needed to keep US from defaulting on debt as soon as next week | CNN Politics

The Treasury Department said Friday the US will reach the debt limit on January 19 -- months before other estimates projected -- and "extraordinary measures" will need to be taken, setting up one of the first major battles on Capitol Hill after Republicans took control of the House.

COVID Vaxx Concern Legit

CDC, FDA see possible link between Pfizer's bivalent shot and strokes

"Although the totality of the data currently suggests that it is very unlikely that the signal ... represents a true clinical risk, we believe it is important to share this information with the public, as we have in the past, when one of our safety monitoring systems detects a signal," the statement said.

Fighting For The Narrative

Video: Ukraine denies Russia has captured eastern city of Soledar

Ukrainian commander told ABC News that fighting was going on in the region, but denied Russia’s claim that their forces have taken over the salt-mining town.

Dirty Deeds Done Right?!?

Ethical Porn: What It Is and Sites to Check Out

Watching ethically-produced porn is one of the best ways of supporting sex workers. Here's what you should know before your next wank.

Golden Ghetto Gent Garners Goonies Getaway

Meet the Overland Park man who bought the Oregon home featured in 'The Goonies' for $1.7M

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (KCTV) -- "Hey, you guys!" A local entrepreneur has purchased a piece of Hollywood nostalgia in the form of an iconic movie home. Behman Zakeri, who owns several businesses in Overland Park, bought the home featured in the 1985 movie "The Goonies" for $1.7 million.

Celebrate Local Picker

Greg Blake tuned his guitar skills in Kansas City. Now he's a global bluegrass star.

Though Greg Blake is based in Kansas City, he rarely plays here. He's often , playing gigs around the country and in the U.K. and Ireland. But on the first Friday of January, Blake stopped into a bluegrass night in Kansas City. He says sometimes people have preconceptions about bluegrass music.

Exceptional Kansas City Pasta Reported

Big Belly's on Wornall is cooking up something new

Old World Italian cuisine pairs with down-home American fare at a new restaurant in Waldo at 89th and Wornall. Big Belly's Italian-American Kitchen opened in October by Josh Drake, a local restaurateur and caterer. Before Big Belly's, Drake was the owner of Pinsa Pizzeria in Lee's Summit.

Pandemic Shut Down Report

New Kansas City restaurant survived pandemic. Now it's closing and blames inflation

New Orleans natives Mark and Robin Drouin came to Kansas City after Hurricane Katrina to start a new life. That included a food truck operation, Cajun Cabin. After a decade, they shut it down to open Southern Kitchen restaurant. They planned to open in April 2020 but the pandemic pushed the opening back to July of that year.

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