Bob Kendrick http://kcur.org en Paseo YMCA Takes One Step Closer To Reopening http://kcur.org/post/paseo-ymca-takes-one-step-closer-reopening <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For years, the old YMCA building was an eyesore at the entrance of the </span>18<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Vine District. But over the last few years, the </span>façade<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been restored and the windows replaced. And, on the south wall, a giant mural has gone up of the legendary baseball player, coach and keeper of the Negro Leagues flame Buck O’Neil.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:25:09 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 41184 at http://kcur.org Paseo YMCA Takes One Step Closer To Reopening Red Carpet Conversations About '42' http://kcur.org/post/red-carpet-conversations-about-42 <p>The movie “42” tells a story of baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, who once played for the Kansas City Monarchs.&nbsp; He broke the color barrier with his entry into Major League Baseball.&nbsp; A recent sneak preview of the movie in Kansas City featured an appearance by iconic actor Harrison Ford and a handful of his co-stars. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:27:44 +0000 Greg Echlin 35104 at http://kcur.org Red Carpet Conversations About '42' Project Fly-Threads Inspired By History http://kcur.org/post/project-fly-threads-inspired-history <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 15.600000381469727px;">The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has teamed up with the KC&nbsp;</span>clothing boutique Method to <font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><span style="line-height: 15.600000381469727px;">provide young men with a smart "fly" dress shirt as they embark on interviews that can transform their lives.</span></font></p><p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 23:28:22 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Jabulani Leffall 28591 at http://kcur.org Project Fly-Threads Inspired By History