Curl Up With Kansas City Nicer News

It's not all culture war fighting out there . . . There are plenty of inspiring stories to consider.

And so for this cold-ass night . . . We warm our hearts by sharing just a few of the better stories about Kansas City that we've been reading . . .


Dream Factory Gives Aubrey Something To Cheer About

BUT AS KMBC 9'S LEN JENNINGS DISCOVERS, FOR THIS DREAM FACTORY CHILD, IT CAN BE SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT. LEN AUBREY SHINEMAN HAD 2 GOALS : ON HER DREAM TRIP TO DISNEY WORLD. BECAUSE I COULD SEE MICKEY. LEN CHECK. : AND THE TWO GIRLS. LEN CHECK CHECK.


Rehearsal Director Kristi Capps Captures the Magic - KC Ballet

With classical story ballets, the choreography is made up of traditional steps ballet dancers do every day, like jet├ęs and arabesques. The movements work together to tell the story. So, while there are ways to make combinations of steps unique, they tend to follow a similar narrative path.


KMBC Cares Operation Breakthrough Ignition Lab

The Kansas City Chiefs Travis Kelce has partnered with Operation Breakthrough to help 40 high school students learn mechanics thanks to support from MINDDRIVE. The students are converting a 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle into what is a Tesla Model S under the frame. Kelce's charity, Eighty-Seven & Running, is a big supporter of the Ignition Lab.


KCK woman thankful after firefighters rescue son, dog from recent house fire

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Every life matters. That's why firefighters in Kansas City, Kansas are celebrating two lives saved at a recent house fire, including a man and a dog. When Esther Hawkins' home, which sits near Sumner Academy, caught fire on January 11, she was at work that morning.


Ruskin Eagles look to four-peat as conference champions

Heading into Friday night's road matchup at Excelsior Springs (5-14), Feb. 3, the Ruskin Eagles boys basketball squad has won seven of their last nine games en route to their current 12-7 record under first year under head coach and alumnus, Marcus Whitney. On Wednesday, Feb.


Bygone Restaurants: Yellow Sub

I was a resident of Lawrence, Kansas from 1983 to 1989. During most of this period, I was a student at the University of Kansas. This look back is biased a little bit towards this era. Even though I have lived in the area since the early 2000s, I don't think I've dined at any Lawrence restaurants since then.


Kansas City's 'God of Sod', George Toma, celebrates 94th birthday

Thursday was a special day for a Kansas City legend and Super Bowl fixture. Groundskeeper George Toma, known as "The God of Sod," turned 94 on Thursday. He celebrated his 94th birthday by doing what he loves to do and what he does best: working on the playing field.


Super Bowl week in Phoenix to feature another Kansas City football team playing for a title

Super Bowl week in Phoenix will feature another Kansas City team playing for a national title.It's a rematch against their biggest rival."We're lucky enough to have what I would call the Mahomes of wheelchair football," team director and cornerback Kolton Kincaid said. That means Kansas City's other Chiefs are also back in the big game this year.


"Lisa Grossman: Rivering," Haw Contemporary - KC STUDIO

Lisa Grossman's aptly titled "Rivering" assembles entrancing oil and acrylic paintings in her sixth exhibition at Haw Contemporary.


Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas - 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

Gina Brozenic, Lindsey Golubski, and Sara Willimon were the co-chairs, with Marsha Oyer serving as Cotillion chair, for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas' 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion. The theme was "Old Hollywood." The December 3rd event was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

Hopefully, more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!

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