City of Fountains: The Untold Stories
Apr28

City of Fountains: The Untold Stories

Kansas City was coined the City of Fountains for a reason – because those giant water spouts are frickin’ everywhere. Little known fact – KC has more fountains than any other city in the world, except Rome. So, inevitably, if we were to write a blog about Kansas City fountains, you’d think it’d be a roll call of all our high-profile water shooters: the JC Nichols Memorial, the Crown Center fountains or...

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Ask Mike: Breaking into the Biz
Apr25

Ask Mike: Breaking into the Biz

Little known fact: not only is Mike our spokesperson, he’s also an expert at dishing out advice. Fair warning: It’s probably terrible. But humor him; he’s sensitive. Hey Mike, I saw the new Mazuma commercial and thought you were great. I’ve been trying to get into the acting world for a while now and just can’t seem to break through. I’m curious about how you found your way to television. – Curious in Crossroads...

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Ask Mike: Saving For a House
Apr18

Ask Mike: Saving For a House

Hey Mike, I’ve recently been thinking about buying a house and need to try to get the money together for a deposit. Ideally, I’d like to save for a home while earning more money. What’s the best way to make the most interest on money short-term? -Homeless in Hospital Hill I get questions like this all the time. People will always give the standard, traditional financial advice here: Money Markets, Certificates of Deposits,...

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Take Your Can to Work Day
Apr17

Take Your Can to Work Day

Everyone’s heard of Take Your Child to Work Day. Been there, done that.* Between April 9-16, Mazumans participated in Take Your Can to Work Day. As in a literal can, as in cans of food. (And boxes and bags of food, too – we’re not picky.) Here’s a smattering of the 525 cans Mazumans brought in (with a few Mazumans to boot): Take Your Can to Work Day is a benefit for Harvesters, Kansas City’s esteemed and beloved food bank which...

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The 4 worst ideas for saving money
Apr16

The 4 worst ideas for saving money

There are tons of places you can go to get sound financial advice. Apparently, Cosmo isn’t one of them. The women’s mag ran an article about how you should save money on mints by freezing a tube of toothpaste and cutting it up into breath saver wannabes. Uh, not to point out the #obvious, but toothpaste costs more than mints. Plus you have to eat toothpaste, which would likely result in a call to poison control. Bad...

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