Kansas City Snake Saturday Roundup: MAGA Fears Bloodbath Amid Europe War & Equity

For old time's sake we remember hottie Marissa. her iconic career has a bit of a local connection given that she briefly dated a local rock star and even showed up a few venues around town  . . . Also, this racy fair use screen cap from her modeling days recalls a not-so-long-ago epoch when many sports mags actually featured pix, interviews and deets about beautiful women. And so, all of that inspires our latest peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Better Kansas City Irish Party Across Bridge

40th anniversary of Snake Saturday parade ahead of St. Patrick's Day

Snake Saturday in North Kansas City kicked off the St. Patrick's Day weekend on Saturday.

Old School Tradition

Westport businesses ready for more foot traffic thanks to St. Patrick's Day Parade

Kansas City is all set to host one of the biggest St. Patrick's Day parades in the country.

Whistle Stop Reality Check

American Train Dispatchers Association protests CPKC before KC Current game

On Saturday, the KC Current kicked off its season in the brand new CPKC Stadium, while fans made their way to the stadium, protesters lined the streets as well.

Tech Rises As Movies Fade

AMC Theatres adds 'zoom rooms' in Kansas City, other cities

Leawood-based AMC adds 'zoom rooms' to theaters in Kansas City and other cities around the world in an effort to attract customers and businesses in a nontraditional way.

Payment Plans For Health

Subscription-based health care models pick up steam in KC - Kansas City Business Journal

Kansas City-area primary care doctors are switching to subscription-based services, like direct primary care and concierge care, to avoid the hassle of dealing with insurance companies and to spend more time treating patients.

Kick-Off Proximity

River Market businesses look to benefit from KC Current's historic season opener

Businesses in the River Market are gearing up the night before the Kansas City Current play their first game at CPKC Stadium on Saturday.

South Side Inks Deal

Beautiful Body Tattoo moves to Martin City

By Brad Ziegler Beautiful Body Tattoo and Piercing has opened in Martin City at 135th and Cherry Street, in a space most recently occupied by Related Home Furnishings and across the street from Jess and Jim's Steakhouse. The tattoo shop moved to Martin City from 99th and Holmes, where it had been located for the...

World According To Hotness

Marisa Miller talks on motorcycles, relationships, surfing - Page 2 - ESPN

Humor, columns, commentary, lists and analysis from Page 2 and ESPN.

MAGA Campaigns Amid Fear

Trump says country faces 'bloodbath' if Biden wins in November

While it was unclear what the former president meant exactly, the remarks came as Trump was complaining about the automobile industry.

Baller Glory Reconsidered

RFK Jr. sparks furor with possible Aaron Rodgers VP pick

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s consideration of New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers as his running mate is sparking backlash and raising fresh scrutiny over the athlete's past controversial comments. Rodgers is one of a few candidates that the independent candidate's campaign confirmed is on its shortlist for vice president ahead of an announcement set for later...

Far East Tech Deal Proposed

TikTok's sales pitch to suitors: unwilling seller, unprofitable business

Putting a price tag on the app is tricky.

Prez Stands With Party Leaders

Biden backs top Democrat Chuck Schumer after call for Israeli election

Senator Schumer said on Thursday that Israel risked becoming a "pariah" with Mr Netanyahu in charge.

Wartime Faux Voting

Bombs pummel Russia, as Ukrainians forced to vote for Putin at gunpoint

Ukrainian bombs fell in western Russia on Saturday as citizens, for a second straight day, cast their votes in the ongoing presidential election expected to anoint Putin with a third 6-year term.

Peace This Weekend?!?

Cease-fire talks with Israel and Hamas expected to restart

Stalled talks aimed at securing a cease-fire in the war between Israel and Hamas are expected to restart in earnest in Qatar as soon as Sunday.

European History Earned

New Welsh leader 'honored' to be Europe's first Black national leader

Vaughan Gething, son of a Welsh father and Zambian mother, said he is honored to be "the first black leader in any European country."


Hundreds of people in Mexico City stretch out for a 'mass nap' to commemorate World Sleep Day

Those walking through the milling streets of downtown Mexico City were greeted with a strange and sleepy sight. Touting bright blue yoga mats, sleeping masks and travel pillows, hundreds of Mexicans laid sprawled out on the ground at the base of the city's iconic Monument to the Revolution to take a nap.

Local Listening Session

KC Soundcheck: Waxahatchee

Katie Crutchfield achieved her dreams with the release of Waxahatchee's breakthrough album "Saint Cloud" in 2020. Now, she'll build on them with a new album, "Tigers Blood," out March 22.

Dead-Tree Shares Eco-Advice

Kansas City lawns shouldn't all have to look alike. Native plants are just natural | Opinion

Pollinators such as birds and moths do best when they have flowers and grasses that evolved to grow here. | Opinion

Show-Me Old School Angle

'Dinosaur' Fish Season Begins in Missouri

This is peak season for anglers looking to snag paddlefish - the prehistoric dinosaur fish that can grow to more than 100 pounds.

Cash Prize For Healthy Spin

$30K grand prize: Sisters embrace vegan comfort eats potential with Mattie's Food's big win

Arvelisha Woods and India Monique plan to use their grand prize winnings from Friday's We Are Black pitch competition to invest in the community's health, they said. Mattie's Foods won $30,000 in the second annual G.I.F.T. event, which saw 10 Black-owned businesses vying for funding to fuel their business dreams.

Katie Shares Weekend Forecast

Spring-like Saturday, cold front coming ahead of St. Patrick's Day

Monday looks to be the coldest day out of the next week.

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