Soggy Kansas City Cinco De Mayo 2022

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 . . .

5 Secrets To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Kansas City * Blake Nelson * Kansas City Real Estate

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 [...]

Why historians believe Cinco de Mayo prevented the Confederacy's win in the Civil War

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.

Taco Cacao finds recipe for success as it expands across the metro

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.

Guadalupe Centers welcomes back Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

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.

The History of Cinco de Mayo and How It's Celebrated

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.