Kansas City Kick: Cheap Eats, Whoopi, Russian Strikes Ramp Up & Winter Storm Watch

Casual readers might not remember but hottie Kendra burst on the scene with an interesting & captivating library display that kick-started her Internets career. Tonight her dedication to the online game inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Cowtown Cuisine For Cheapskates

Food recs: Kansas City's best restaurants for cheap - and incredible - food

Finding an affordable meal in Kansas City isn't as easy as it once was, especially as the restaurant industry emerges from the COVID pandemic. This list of local diners, markets and counter-service spots will help you eat well without spending more than $15.

Baller Rolls Up On Carbs

Travis Kelce is seen at Kansas City Panera Bread before going to LA

DailyMail.com spotted Travis Kelce getting a bite to eat at Panera Bread drive thru in snowy Kansas City on Friday - before heading to Los Angeles.

Or Don't . . . 

Dive into Kansas City's art scene this winter with 7 dynamic and diverse exhibits

Throughout January and February, galleries and museums across Kansas City are showcasing an array of work from artists local, regional and national. In this season of fresh starts, what better way than visual arts to explore a fresh side of the metro?

Cowtown Building Boom On Taxpayer Borrowed Money

5 major Kansas City projects to watch in 2024

The new year will be consequential for several KC projects, including the Royals stadium and the South Loop Link, and it won't take long to see.

Tony G's Auntie Debuts . . . 

Whoopi Goldberg Is Speechless Upon Learning She's Related to a Kansas City Chiefs Player

Whoopi Goldberg found out she's related to NFL legend Tony Gonzalez on a recent episode of 'The View,' and she was shocked.

Actress Triumphs Over Haters

'People used to mock my "pepperoni" boobs - now I've won awards for them'

Famed 'Library Girl' Kendra Sutherland - one of the few women in the adult industry to use her real name - revealed the hurtful comments people made about her when she was starting out

There's Probably A LOT He Doesn't Know Or Remember

President Biden was unaware for days that Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was hospitalized: report

President Biden was unaware for days that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin had been hospitalized, according to a report. Biden, 81, was finally informed Thursday afternoon by National security adviso...

Turnout Everything For MAGA

Trump has revamped his Iowa caucus playbook to make sure supporters vote

His campaign is focusing on its ground game after he lost Iowa in 2016.

Journalism FAIL Against Academic?!?

AP admits widely panned story on Harvard plagiarism didn't meet standards

The Associated Press changed its headline claiming plagiarism was a "new conservative weapon" following Claudine Gay's decision to resign as Harvard president.

Holy Land Still Under Siege

Hezbollah fires rockets at Israel in response to killing of top Hamas leader

The rocket attack came a day after Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said his group must retaliate for the killing of Saleh Arouri, the deputy political leader of the militia's ally Hamas.

Eastern Europe Suffers Another Strike

Russian missiles kill 11, including five children, Ukrainian official says

Five children are among the dead in the eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk, a local official said.

Far East Teachable Moment

Analysis: China feels the country isn't patriotic enough. A new law aims to change that | CNN

China's new "Patriotic Education Law" marks the latest expansion of leader Xi Jinping's efforts to deepen the Communist Party's presence in all aspects of life.

Cowtown Clogger Debuts

Meat Mitch Barbecue has a game-changing smashburger.

Meat Mitch Barbecue has a game-changing smashburger made of leftover smoked brisket and fresh ground beef.

Kansas City Chill Coming Soon

Winter Storm Watch issued for Kansas City region, accumulating snow likely Monday into Tuesday

Models currently show the area can expect at least two inches, with some areas seeing between three and six inches of snow

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.