Star columnist Jeneé Osterheldt and Features Editor Sharon Hoffmann took a ride on a zip line at the Go Ape treetop adventure course at Swope Park. They had to traversed a combination of rope ladders, zip lines, Tarzan swings and a variety of other treetop crossings in order to complete the course on opening day.
An ice storm rolled into Kansas City early Tuesday wreaking havoc on commuters, roads and the KC Streetcar, which was forced to cease operations because of the ice. A spokeswoman called it “the most significant weather event” in the streetcar’s history. Buses were brought in to transport passengers along the streetcar route. Music: Fretless by Kevin MacLeod.