Celebrate KCtoday’s second birthday and see our top stories

It’s been two trips around the sun. Let’s review our best feats so far as we enter our terribly terrific twos.

Kansas City skyline by @mcrleonel on Instagram

A beautiful birthday in the world’s most beautiful city.

Photo by @mcrleonel

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Blow out the candles. Today, Aug. 9, marks two years since we started serving Kansas City — and we wouldn’t change a thing about it. Here’s what our editors have to say about this fine day + a peek at our highlight reel.

Our birthday speeches

City Editor Bella Rainey poses on a rooftop overlooking Kansas City, KCtoday.

Bella is all smiles on this birthday.

Photo by KCtoday

Editor Bella checking in. Wow — two years of KCtoday. From the newsletter to our social media, we couldn’t make this happen without your support. Getting to be in your inbox every morning is truly an honor.

My favorite memory from year two has to be covering the NFL Draft. I can’t wait to see what is in store for year three.

City Editor Charmaine Merriweather poses on a rooftop overlooking Kansas City. CharmMe. KCtoday

It’s been a charming time so far.

Photo by KCtoday

Editor Charmaine at your service. As we celebrate, I want to say I love our community of readers and I feel blessed to get to spread good news.

My favorite memory so far is the grand opening of Vine Street Brewing Co. It was a historic moment for KC’s Black community and I’m proud to have been a witness.

BTW, it’s also our sales rep Ana’s birthday today. We hear the best present is sending an email about advertising.

Our top stories

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