100 years of Guadalupe: A history of the Westside’s Hispanic staple

100 años del Guadalupe Shrine en KC Una breve historia de la icónica iglesia hispana del Westside El Santuario de la Virgen de Guadalupe está celebrando 100 años.No de la instalación en sí. Más bien, de su ceremonia de dedicación.Un lugar icónico de la comunidad de Westside en Kansas City, Missouri, la parroquia se estableció […]

Wyandotte Angels work to keep community warm

Wyandotte Angels trabajan para mantener a la comunidad abrigada Los Wyandotte Angels están recolectando artículos invernales para donarlos a quienes los necesiten durante el próximo invierno.Los Wyandotte Angels, un grupo con 3,200 miembros, entre los que se encuentran personas de fuera del condado de Wyandotte, Kansas, e incluso de fuera del estado, fue creado por […]

First Hispanic-owned beer company in KC launches first brew

By Chara Damon Arrendondo and Edwing Mendez have become pioneers in the Kansas City area’s business community.Recently, the two founded Rizoma Liquid Creations, the area’s first known Hispanic-owned beer company.“We don’t have a brewing space,” Mendez said. “It is something that we’ve kind of been figuring out as well. Damon is the one brewing all […]

Couple’s display framing business grows beyond garage beginnings

Negocio de marcos de exhibición de una pareja crece más allá de los comienzos del garaje Como muchos aspirantes a empresarios, Pedro Morales y su esposa, Carolina Rodríguez, iniciaron un negocio en su garaje.Y al igual que algunos empresarios, los dos han visto crecer su negocio hasta el punto de alquilar un espacio de oficina.El […]

KCMO mayor tours Westside as bond measure vote approaches

Story By Roberta Pardo and photos by Ed ReyesOn Aug. 26, Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas visited the Westside neighborhood, walking through the possible areas where the city could use $175 million in general obligation bonds — a measure that’ll be on the general election ballot Nov. 8.General Obligation bonds (known as GO bonds) […]

Kansas votes to protect abortion rights, plus other election results

By Roberta Pardo The right to an abortion will remain in the Kansas Constitution after voters overwhelmingly rejected a constitutional amendment that would have opened the door for state lawmakers to further restrict or ban abortions across the state. In the first ballot test of abortion rights in a post-Roe America, Kansas voters turned out […]

Westport shooting leaves one dead, five injured

Story by Roberta Pardo / Photo by Jake Weller One person was killed and five others were injured during a shooting around 11 p.m. Sunday (July 10) outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri’s Westport neighborhood.The shooting happened following a disturbance inside Westport Ale House, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Three off-duty Kansas […]

Tour offers taste of KCK food scene

By Tere Siqueira An Aug. 13 tour is offering area residents an opportunity to enjoy the food scene of Kansas City, Kansas’ Central Avenue.Organized by the Central Area Betterment Association (CABA) and initiated in partnership with La Placita, Market at the Park, the Flavors of Central Tour is a self-guided trip that offers “a meticulously curated […]

Infante joins Spanish radio team for SKC broadcasts

By CharaLa Grande (1340 AM) has added a new member to its Spanish radio team for Sporting Kansas City games.Mexico City native Emmily Yisel Infante recently joined the crew as an analyst. Her duties include examining “important news, facts and stats about specific players, coaches or the team in general,” she said.“I’m new … (to) […]

Voces Consulares: Celebrating our diversity

June is Pride Month, and like every year, we dedicate a space to reflect on the place that the LGBTQ+ community occupies in our society. This includes celebrating the advances in recognition of and the spaces for community vindication in recent years. It is also a time to identify the pending issues and the work […]