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Everybody Wants To Party Down By The River

Backwater Bridge in West Bottoms Set to Become Leisure Destination

Mike Zeller's dogged pursuit of his vision to convert a rusty backwater bridge in the West Bottoms into a major entertainment destination is expected to launch next month. On March 5, a crew from L.G. Barcus & Sons Construction is scheduled to begin removing rails and ties from the 118-year-old Rock Island Railroad Bridge over the Kansas (Kaw) River.

Entertainment District Rent Crackdown

Country Club Plaza sues Legacy Development for back rent, possession of space - Kansas City Business Journal

The Country Club Plaza is suing a prominent Kansas City developer for back rent and possession of its office space. The Plaza filed suit Jan. 10, alleging that Legacy Venture West Development LLC owes at least $62,393 in past-due rent. The amount is for two offices: a 7,588-square-foot space at 4717 Central St.

Kansas City Kindness Sent Across The World

Heart to Heart International working to send supplies to victims of earthquake in Turkey

LENEXA, Kan. - In Turkey and Syria, local officials are working to recover and rebuild after a massive earthquake destroyed towns and killed thousands. In Lenexa, Heart to Heart International is thinking about those impacted while working to send necessary supplies. "Where are they going to get food, where are they going to sleep?"

Mover & Shaker Q & A

Four Inane Questions with Museum at Prairiefire's Terri Thompson

Courtesy Terri Thompson From nursing to advertising to non-profits, Terri Thompson is quite the renaissance woman. With a career path trajectory resembling a stealthy game of pinball, Thompson has done it all. Since 2017, Thompson has put her marketing and promotional skills to good use as the executive director at the Museum at Prairiefire in Overland Park.

Local Puppers Need Help

Shop Local While Supporting Rescue Pups During Waldo's 2023 Waldo Week - In Kansas City

Sponsored Content It's all about local during Waldo's annual Waldo Week celebration February 16-24. From shopping local to eating local and ordering local services, you'll find everything you need during this week of special deals. Plus, you can feel good about all your purchases because this year's Waldo Week supports the pet adoption agency Lucky...

Kara Shares Road Trip Diary

Supermodel Kara Del Toro Shares Her Travel Guide to Tulum, Mexico

These days, it's hard to know if certain travel destinations are as beautiful in real life as they appear on your Instagram feed. Is it the editing and perfectly posed angles that inspire your wanderlust or is the destination actually as exciting as it looks?

Consensus: Hecklers Gave Prez Biden State Of Union Victory

Biden gets the best of GOP

President Biden seemingly got one over on House Republicans in Tuesday's State of the Union address, baiting GOP lawmakers over spending cuts related to the nation's debt limit and withstanding regular heckling and name calling in a speech that lasted over an hour. Throughout his administration, the president has faced increasing doubts from both parties...

Show-Me LEGIT Criticism

Hawley: Spy balloon, lack of China in State of Union speech show 'total weakness on the part of Joe Biden'

China has been walking all over Joe Biden and the footprints were in evidence at the State of the Union speech, says Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley. The topic of China, the senator told The Heartlander, was noticeably muted in the president's address to Congress. "I certainly think that is the case," Hawley said.

White House Contradictions

Biden says US-China relations have not taken a hit in wake of spy balloon shoot down | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden said in a new interview that the recently recovered Chinese spy balloon that traversed the continental US did not damage bilateral relations between the two countries.

Hunter Needs Tech Help

Read: Hunter Biden lawyers ask Trump allies to retain records related to alleged laptop

Hunter Biden's legal team has begun sending letters to several Trump allies asking them to preserve any records in their possession related to the alleged theft of personal data from his laptop, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

Chinese Takeout FAIL Disputed

Pentagon denies 'intelligence failure' in not spotting Chinese spy balloons

The U.S. military failed to detect at least three Chinese spy balloon flights over the United States in recent years but that does not represent an intelligence failure, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Pentagon press secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder told a news conference that the U.S.

Rising Cost Of Euro War

Ukraine war: Zelensky asks France and Germany for fighter jets

Speaking at a joint news conference on Wednesday evening with Mr Macron and Mr Scholz, Mr Zelensky said France and Germany had potential to be "game-changers" in the battle against Russia by providing Ukraine with battle tanks, modern fighter planes and long-range missiles.


Twitter outage sees users told they are over daily tweet limit

Some users reported being notified they were over the tweet-per-day limit, even if they had not posted.

Search King Suffers Setback

Google AI chatbot error sends shares plummeting in battle with Microsoft

Google parent Alphabet lost $100bn in market value on Wednesday after its new chatbot shared inaccurate information in a promotional video and a company event failed to dazzle, feeding worries that it is losing ground to rival Microsoft. Alphabet shares, which slid as much as 9% during regular trading, were flat after hours.

Quick Service Gunplay Exposed

Teen Wendy's worker shot by customer who got wrong sized drink, friend says

A 16-year-old employee at a Massachusetts Wendy's restaurant was shot in the shoulder at the drive-thru window after a customer received the wrong sized drink, according to a friend. More than a half-a-dozen police vehicles blocked off access to the restaurant on Boston Road.

Smut Money Redux Explained

Trump's Hush Money Case With Porn Star Is Back to Haunt Him

One of former President Donald Trump's most salacious scandals is rising up from the past to haunt him again. It's the infamous hush-money case related to Trump's alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

Sounds Like A Decent Time For Local Lonely Hearts 

The Love Hangover at recordBar

The Love Hangover at recordBar on Thursday, Feb. 16.

Read Between The Lines

Celebrating Black History with Local Authors

Author Olivia Hill Author, Artist, Activist, and Playwright OliviaHillWrites.com @OliviaHillWrites Olivia Hill was born and raised in Kansas City. She is an author, artist, activist, and a playwright. Her memoir, Travel North Black Girl, is a story of self-discovery and empowerment.

Kansas City Baller Excuses Cont'd

Hunter Dozier, third baseman, is the least of multiple evils

One of my favorite lines in one of my favorite movies is uttered by Harvey Keitel to Nicolas Cage in the ridiculous early 2000s classic film, National Treasure: "Somebody's got to go to prison, Ben." Applied generally, "Somebody's got to go to prison" is a wise statement that someone somewhere has to pay the consequences of a misdeed or mistake.

Time Of The Season . . . 

Twelve Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Kansas City - In Kansas City

Without Black activists, educators, artists, entrepreneurs, and athletes, Kansas City wouldn't be the vibrant community it is today. All year round, there are opportunities to learn about Black history in Kansas City at spots such as the Black Archives of Mid-America, African American Heritage Trail of Kansas City, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, American Jazz Museum,...

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