Local artist, chef and restaurateur Stretch tells the story of how he got his name Stretch during the first episode of Beer Hour, a new Facebook Live show in which reporter Katy Bergen drinks a beer each week with fascinating people in Kansas City.
Kansas City International Airport teams up with American Jazz Museum to provide live music to travelers coming and going at the airport. The Blue Room All-Stars featuring the McFadden Brothers debuted Friday in Terminal B near Southwest Airlines baggage claim. Musicians from the Blue Room jazz club will play on select Sundays, Mondays and Fridays during peak travel times. On Sunday, the Angela Ward Trio will perform.
Royals fans have lots of new food options at The K in 2017. The craziest menu creations include a Sunrise Dog topped with bacon, gravy and a fried egg, and an $18 Pork Patty Melt with funnel cakes for buns.
Sesame Street will welcome Julia, a Muppet with autism, to the show in April. The Sesame Workshop initiative "Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children" created Julia as a continued commitment to the autism community, supporting a mission to "help all children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder." Additional resources can be found at www.sesamestreet.org/autism.
Kauffman Stadium puts out some new crazy fun food items this year for Royals 2017 season, including Sunrise Dog and Pork Patty Melt, which have been named to USA Today’s 10 craziest ballpark foods for the 2017 MLB.
Insult comic legend Don Rickles has died at age 90. Rickles suffered kidney failure and died Thursday morning at his home, said Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend. His career spanned six decades, headlining casino and nightclub shows from Las Vegas to Atlantic City, New Jersey.