What’s Your KCQ?, on which the Kansas City Public Library and The Kansas City Star collaborate to answer reader-submitted questions about local history, quirks, and curiosities, tackles a trio of recent inquiries:
- A body in the old Waldo water tower?
- The first hospital for Black patients west of the Mississippi River?
- Before the Chiefs … the Blues?
What is an English teacher's favorite breakfast? Synonym rolls! Yes, the August Central Youth Services zine is going back to school, but... there will NOT be a test! Unless you count the puzzler, and we're not counting. By the way, why is 2+2=5 like your left foot? Because it's not right.
Kansas City Public Library cardholders already enjoy free digital access to The New York Times, letting you read unlimited articles on your phone, tablet, or computer. If you love the newspaper's cooking section or are a fan of their infamous crossword puzzle, we’ve got breaking news: You now get paywall-free passes to New York Times Cooking and New York Times Games.