We celebrate another post-pandemic milestone that suffers a bit of Springtime rain.
Still, we're not to gloomy to share a bit of celebration and a few local resources . . .
It's hard to believe but spring is here, and Cinco De Mayo is on its way! If you're planning on celebrating, here are some of Team Blake's favorite places to enjoy Mexican food in Kansas City. Charleston's Restaurant 8817 State [...]
French Emperor Napoleon III had planned to trade weapons for cotton with Confederate states during France's invasion of Mexico. However, Mexico's resolve at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 prevented France from supplying weapons to the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Cacao Restaurant at the corner of State Line Road and 103rd Street has renamed itself as Taco Cacao Taqueria. Instead of offering a broad menu with full service, customers now place their order at a walk-up counter and staff deliver it to their table.
This weekend, Guadalupe Centers will host its annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta after a nearly two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, Guadalupe Centers, the longest continuously operating organization serving Latinos in the United States, has continued to focus its effort on program and service delivery.
There is more to this celebration of Mexican heritage than beer, mariachi bands and wild parties. More than being an excuse to treat oneself to nachos, tacos, mezcal and margaritas, Cinco de Mayo has a history that runs deep and continues to serve as a vehicle conveying Mexican culture, pride and values.
As always, our song of the day is Cinco De Mayo by War.