Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday:
EJ’s Urban Eatery opens
Kansas City’s first Meat and Three opens Tuesday. The term refers to a cafeteria-style restaurant offering a choice of meat and up to three vegetable side dishes, Jill Silva reports. “I would love to have Republicans and Democrats sitting at the same table next to each other because food brings people together,” said chef John Smith.
President Trump’s closed event
President Donald Trump’s Missouri event, scheduled for Wednesday in Springfield, will be closed to the public, Bryan Lowry reports. Trump will speak at Springfield’s Loren Cook Co. after arriving in Springfield at about 1 p.m.
A homeowners association says an Olathe deacon’s relative, who has cancer, cannot park in the deacon’s driveway, Judy Thomas reports. The family is entangled in a conflict with the HOA as their relative battles cancer.
Socialist commune in the Ozarks
A socialist commune has existed in Ozark County for decades, even as the county has leaned increasingly more Republican over the years. Despite their differences, the hippies and Trump supporters live peacefully alongside one another.
The next Hurricane Harvey
The Star’s editorial board writes that we’ve never seen anything like the hurricane causing widespread flooding in Houston. But we will again. “With extreme weather events occurring ever more frequently across the globe, we can no longer afford to pretend that ‘never before’ won’t become the new normal.”