Just for Mardi Gras, we celebrate the body of work from Yazmin The Fox. More deets on her pop culture rise to fame as "body positivity" is now an industry standard:
Yahoo: This plus-size model's career began on a dare
Mirror: Yazmin Fox, 36, from Cambridge, estimates she is a UK dress size 24 and prides herself on not being preoccupied with what she weighs and refuses to own scales
Closer to home, here's a big serving of of some nice news local links . . .
Celebrate Local Party History
There was a time when New Orleans was not the only town known for parades, parties and priests. Kansas City had its own celebration, called the Priests of Pallas, beginning in the late 1800s, when the city was known as the Athens of the west.
Season Of Storms Awaits
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Tornado season is right around the corner, and Kansas and Missouri will be having a statewide outdoor warning siren test at 10 a.m. Tuesday. It's part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. Most schools are participating by having students take shelter. Johnson County is having their employees do the same.
City College Kangaroo Tradition
The mascot is one person who rarely gets attention, but on the sidelines of games and events the Kangaroo serves as UMKC's biggest hype man. Inside Kasey the Kangaroo is a UMKC student who is just like any other student. They might be your classmate, your friend or a total stranger.
KC Loves Candy Coffee
Cold brew lovers, get excited! Kansas City's The Roasterie is expanding its cold brew lineup AGAIN to include three new all-natural offerings.New flavors Chocolate Raspberry, Lavender Wild and All Hopped Up will be available at select grocery stores and all The Roasterie-owned cafes starting Wednesday.The Roasterie said each flavor is slow-steeped for 19 hours in a temperature-controlled brew house, and is flavored naturally with zero calories, carbs or sugar.
No Off-Season For QB Hype
We started voting for on Monday with the JORTS and DID YOU KNOW HE PLAYED BASEBALL? regions. If you haven't voted on those plays yet, pleasedo so here . We continue with first-round voting on Tuesday, March 5, and you have until Friday, March 8 to vote.
Kansas City Booze News
Annie Davis, the cellar at Double Shift Brewing Co., isn't trying to make a statement by wearing pink boots. The founder of the local chapter of the Pink Boots Society has a simple answer for her choice of footwear on a recent Thursday.
Winter 2019 Last Blast?!?!
We're heading back towards 50 degrees, just very slowly.
Stand Up & Get Up - The Soul Rebels is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .