Kansas City Carry-On: Local Spring Bounce, Prez Biden Threatens Israel & Speaker Stays

There's a lot to consider this evening and right now rising star, musical diva and hottie Sabrina inspires our quick collection of pop culture, community news and top headlines for loyal readers.

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Home Team Springs Forward

Royals bounce back against Brewers

This team can flush it quickly.

The Dotte Deals With FAIL

KCK residents, district leaders weigh what's next after voters said no to school bond proposal

KCK voters rejected a $420 million bond package Tuesday night that would have paid for renovations to KCKPS schools, and paid for build new school buildings, a public library and an aquatic center.

NIMBY Stays Losing In JoCo

'Much is at stake': Olathe council approves Cedar Creek apartments over neighbor uproar

Olathe City Council OK'd rezoning for a mixed-use apartment & townhome project at the southeast corner of Cedar Creek & Valley parkways.


Worth millions, Nelson-Atkins 'luminous' masterpiece must be auctioned off next week

"It's bittersweet, if I'm being honest," said a Nelson-Atkins curator. "It is one of our flock that is getting away."

Suburban Splash & Future Summer Police Hot Spot

Blue Springs announces opening date for new water park

Blue Springs announced it plans to open Blue Surf Bay Waterpark for the first time on May 24.

Creative Accommodations

Welcome to the Jungle: Inside Kansas City's First Immersive Art Hotel Room - IN Kansas City Magazine

Artist Patty Carroll brought out the big cats for The Panther Room, a new livable art installation inside 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City. The room is inspired by one of Carroll's photographs, Panther, from the series titled, Anonymous Women, Domestic Demise. The photograph, depicting a prone woman in a black dress who can easily be...

Discounting Summer Sounds

Score $25 tickets to dozens of Kansas City concerts

Live Nation's Concert Week features $25 tickets to dozens of shows in Kansas City and across the country

Twenty-Something Cashes In

Sabrina Carpenter shows off her toned frame in Marc Jacobs campaign

Sabrina Carpenter followed up the splash she made on the Met Gala carpet with boyfriend Barry Keoghan in a sizzling new campaign for Marc Jacobs this week.

White House Warns Holy Land

Biden says he would halt additional weapons shipments if Israel invades Rafah

The president's comments to CNN follow news that one shipment of bombs is already on hold out of concern about the impact on civilian lives.

MAGA Moves Reconsidered

Will Trump take the stand in his criminal trial?

As prosecutors near the home stretch of their criminal case against Donald Trump, one of the biggest questions looming over the historic trial is whether the former president will take the stand in his own defense.

Stormy Fades From Favor

Legal experts hammer Stormy Daniels' testimony at Trump trial: 'Disastrous' responses will 'backfire'

Some legal experts and pundits have questioned whether Stormy Daniels' testimony and cross-examination damaged her credibility, and wondered whether Trump's team could use it.

MTG Takes The L

House blocks Greene's resolution to oust Johnson

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to protect Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) from a conservative coup, torpedoing an effort by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) to oust the GOP leader from the top job. The chamber voted 359-43-7 on a motion to table Greene's motion to vacate, preventing the removal resolution from hitting the floor...

End Of And Era . . . 

R.I.P. Boy Scouts | National Review

The Boy Scouts of America has announced its intention to change its name to "Scouting America," which offers no compelling reason to join or maintain it.

Even MAGA Endures Fatigue

'This is not the time': Trump on Greene's failed motion to oust Speaker Johnson

All four of Utah's Representatives voted to table Greene's motion to vacate.

Hipster Fest Coming Soon

The Spring Swing at West Bottoms Heritage Days

The Spring Swing at West Bottoms Heritage Days in Liberty Courtyard (14th and Hickory) on Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is FREE.

New Boss For Good Deeds

Kauffman CEO: Foundation's reset aligns Mr. K's intent with KC's needs of the moment

"Mr. K had very distinct philosophies and ideas around how he wanted this work done," said Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace. "One of the things he talks about, though, is that he wanted future leaders to make sure that the work that we were doing still matches the current time."

Forecast For Tonight . . . 

Drier conditions in the back half of the week

Spotty storms will end this evening, then mostly clear conditions with lows in the mid-50s settle in on Wednesday night.

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