This week we debate the pros and cons of streetcar expansion in Kansas City just ahead of Tuesday’s election. In 2012, voters approved, in a restrictive, mail-in election, a two mile starter line from the River Market to Union Station. Now, voters are being asked whether to approve a larger streetcar expansion for a route ...Continue Reading
Find out why Kate’s gesture at Alan and Celia’s wedding stuns everyone. Last Tango in Halifax Season 2 finale. airs Sunday, August 3 at 7pm.
After 25 years, KC’s iconic Midwestern Musical Co. has closed. John McGrath profiled Matt Kesler and the store in this story, originally published on May 15, 2014. Matt Kesler has been the owner of Midwestern Musical Co. since 1989. Kesler’s guitar store started as a little shop in Mission, Kan., 25 years ago. In 2008, ...Continue Reading
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of her Grammy-winning smash debut, She’s So Unusual, Lauper performs the album from start to finish. She became the first woman to record four Top 10 singles on a debut album, including “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” “Time After Time,” “All Through the Night” and “She-Bop.” Set list: Money Changes ...Continue Reading
The Johnson County Mental Health Center has not resolved long-standing security concerns to protect employees at its Shawnee location, according to an internal audit presented to the board of commissioners Thursday. The audit, conducted by Interim County Auditor Ken Kleffner, said that the mental health agency had rejected security recommendations made in 2007 “because management ...Continue Reading
In this age of everything digital, it’s almost beyond comprehension that an oatmeal can covered with electrical tape can capture awesome photographic images. But it, and other more elegantly built pinhole cameras, still can! Apparently, Portland is a place where that practice is pretty popular. From OPB’s Oregon Art Beat