More Deets On Kansas City NFL Draft Revealed: Already Seems Lame

Quick question . . .


Just wondering . . . 

What we know for sure . . .

- Local leaders are over-promising and claiming 100 MILLION BUCKS worth of economic impact. Whatever that is. 

- The event will continue to kill downtown parking for the last loyal workers who are forced to commute inside the loop. 

-  Fanbois will chow down and restaurants might get more cash . . . That's nice but the local staffing shortage hasn't factored into the equation and we imagine there will be predictable problems. 

But most of all . . . 


Here's a more optimistic overview and more info . . .

"Kansas City is preparing to host the NFL Draft for the first time. Fans from across the country will convene at Union Station to participate in games and other activities."

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Kansas City council receives updated NFL Draft, new economic impact figures for city

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Where to get Kansas City barbecue during the NFL Draft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Visitors to Kansas City during the 2023 NFL Draft won't have to go far to enjoy some of the city's famous barbecue. In fact, anyone attending the event at Union Station and the WWI Museum and Memorial will be treated to the smell of smokers.

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