Milly Lally wills the energy to raise her voice above the deafening rattle of the wheelchair van. Am I being crazy? she asks her hospice aide, Terry Robertson, whom Lally calls Pat or Patty because thats what Lally thinks she looks like. The two women have just departed NewMark Care Center north of the Missouri River and are making the half-hour bumpy jaunt to the West Bottoms so 83-year-old Lally can receive her first tattoo.
Owner of Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop wants to open Westwood restaurant. Oak Park Mall retail updates
Phil and Judy Wegman like Christmas trees so much they have thousands of them in the yard beside their house.
Few people grasp the Kansas City music scene like Chuck Haddix. The author, historian and radio personality has hosted the popular “Fish Fry” program on KCUR since 1985. He’s also the director of UMKC’s Marr Sound Archives, a collection of 250,000 recordings. Haddix discusses and signs his latest book, “Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker,” a biography that incorporates firsthand accounts of those who knew the saxophone legend. 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Town Center Plaza, 4751 W. 117th St. barnesandnoble.com. Free.
The new Grand Street Cafe is now open in Lenexa City Center East, 8815 Renner Blvd. It has the same menu and decor as the original Grand Street Cafe, which was founded just over two decades ago.
The logistics are daunting, and so is the fundraising.
While some schools are expected to reach capacity by the 2015-2016 school year, others are underutilized.
John Brooks, 93, has received two Purple Hearts and the National Order of the Legion of Honor.
The seat was vacated by Dawn Kuhn.
More than 320 people from all four of Region 7’s states came to the hearing in Lenexa, with more than 130 of them sharing diverse opinions on how the EPA should regulate power plants.