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Holidays at a glance: Children’s Day

Holidays at a glance: Children’s DayBy Tere SiqueiraApril 30 is a special day in Mexico.That is when the country observes Children’s Day in hopes of a better world, based on the ideals and love that should be used to educate little ones. Here are a few facts you might not know about this annual holiday: […]

Valentine’s Day: A young couple puts roots in KC

By Angie Baldelomar For Maria Paula Alzate and Emiliano Gross, their love story starts with a friend.Originally from Colombia, Alzate was pursuing her undergraduate studies in Kansas City when a friend asked her to give her and her out-of-town friend a tour of the city. That out-of-town friend was Gross, an international student from Argentina […]

Russell Stover offering curbside pickup

By Roberta Pardo Russell Stover Chocolates Inc. is adapting to the times. The Kansas City-based company — and the largest producer of heart-boxed chocolates in the United States — has announced that this year it will offer a curbside option when selling its well-known jumbo strawberries freshly dipped in Russell Stover’s own fine blends of […]

Latinos continue observing Rosca de Reyes traditions

By Chara For many Latinos, the observance of Christmas traditions will continue beyond Christmas Day (Dec. 25). Rosca de Reyes (Three Kings Day) is a Christmas-related holiday. Observed each year on Jan. 6, when many non-Latin Christians celebrate the Epiphany, it is common in many parts of Latin America, including Mexico. On Rosca de Reyes, […]

7 Pet Safety Tips for Fourth of July

With crowds of unfamiliar people and loud, scary noises, the Fourth of July can make even the most laid-back, four-legged family members apprehensive and unpredictable. “Research shows that more pets are lost on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year and animal shelters are most crowded after the holiday, filled with […]