Kansas City Layout: Opening Day, Housing & Absolute Immunity

For tonight, hottie Alessandra and her new biz endeavors inspire our glimpse at pop culture, community news and top headlines for late night & early morning denizens of the discourse.

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Coach Kickoff Announced 

Chiefs' Andy Reid to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch for Royals on Opening Day

The Kansas City coach will be a special guest at Kauffman Stadium on March 28.

East Side Abodes Teased . . . 

1,000 new rentals will replace historic KC housing co-op. Here's how much they'll cost

Two developers took ownership of the historically Black housing co-op last week. A document obtained by The Star shows what they plan to do with it and what rents could cost when they're done.

Urban Brew Debuts

Drink This Now: BBQ brews at Vine Street Brewing

Vine Street Brewing cans // Photo by Sarah Sipple Beer and barbeque go together as smoothly as Kansas City and jazz. To find a place that complements all of the above? Now that's special. Vine Street Brewing in the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District was voted Best New Brewery for The Pitch's Best of KC 2023.

JoCo Recovery After Tumble

Worker seriously injured after falling off bridge on US 69 in Overland Park: police

Overland Park police say the construction worker/truck driver fell off the bridge at U.S. 69 and 119th Street.

Feast Cont'd Inside Loop

First look: Chef behind Strang Hall favorite Anousone brings his popular Laotian fare downtown

A new menu option at the Strang Chef Collective at lightwell hits familiar flavors for diners who already have fallen in love with renowned Chef Anourom Thomson's Southeast Asian-inspired comfort food, said Shawn Craft.

Angels Always In Fashion

Leggy Alessandra Ambrosio joins stylish Maria Sharapova

The Brazilian model, 42, attended the former tennis superstar to celebrate his new sunglasses collection at The Tower Bar in Sunset Tower Hotel, Los Angeles.

Prez Reaches Out To Holy Land

Biden takes a political risk with his invitation to Israeli officials | CNN Politics

When President Joe Biden asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to dispatch a team of top Israeli officials to Washington, his hope was to preempt a large-scale ground invasion of Rafah, which the Biden administration believes would amount to a humanitarian catastrophe.

Bibi Refuses To Back Down

Netanyahu 'determined' to carry out Rafah assault despite pleas from Biden

Israel's PM says he does not see an alternative to a ground attack on Gaza's southern city, in a sign of widening disagreement with the US president

MAGA Talks Justice

Trump tells the Supreme Court that if he doesn't have 'absolute immunity from criminal prosecution' future presidents could be blackmailed

The former president's legal team also hinted at the potential future prosecution of President Joe Biden if SCOTUS refuses to take Trump's side.

Vlad Shares Sneak Peek

Putin showcases his Ukraine ambitions at Red Square party after election win

Having extended his rule over Russia, President Vladimir Putin signaled his focus would be tightening his grip on Ukrainian territory as he led an event to mark the 10-year anniversary of the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula.

Saudis Seek Influence

Key senator criticizes Mnuchin's TikTok bid, ties to Gulf money | Semafor

Ron Wyden, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said the ex-Treasury secretary's effort was as problematic as TikTok's Chinese ownership.

Americans Unhappy

U.S. hits new low in World Happiness Report

The U.S. was ranked the world's 23rd happiest country - down eight slots from last year.

Good Life Rests Here

3 Inspiring Bedrooms - IN Kansas City Magazine

One would imagine that serene dreams happen here. Curl up, enjoy, and be inspired by these cool, luxe bedrooms. Interior designer Maureen Lindstrom of ML Designs was the talent behind this primary bedroom designed for Katie and Dan Lumma. It's a study in sophisticated comfort, with a Julie Neill-designed chandelier comprised of plaster teardrops hanging...

In Bloom Overnight

Kansas City stays cool tonight as spring officially begins

A midweek cool down is expected, with rain chances increasing towards the weekend

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.