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1. A Simmer in Addis Ababa A Simmer in Addis Ababa October 10, 2003 Review of Addis Ababa Ethiopian Cafe, 1809 W. 39th Street.

2. Cityscape: Corner Hardware Falls on Hard Times, Will Close--39th Street Store Feels Competition from Cityscape: Corner Hardware Falls on Hard Times, Will Close--39th Street Store Feels Competition from Home Depot June/5/2001 Photo and article about the going-out-of-business of Johnson Sentry Hardware at 1800 West 39th Street in 2001 due to intense competition from a new nearby Home Depot discount hardware store offering lower...

3. Comfort Food With a Cause Comfort Food With a Cause November 17, 2011 Restaurant review of and article about Anna's Oven, 1809 W. 39th Street. Anna's is part of a trend of philanthropic restaurants opening across the United States. Its purpose is to support the Friends of...

4. Deaths: Mrs. Martha Enloe Deaths: Mrs. Martha Enloe December/11/1971 Obituary for Mrs. Martha Bliss Taylor Enloe, or Martha Enloe, dying at the age of 93, born in Mississippi, and with her late husband John Enloe "founders of the Greater Kansas City Foundation for Retarded...

5. Doorman Discovers Poetry in God's World Doorman Discovers Poetry in God's World August/15/1968 Biographical article about Whitfield Dobbins, an African American doorman at the Walnuts Apartments and religious poet working through his church, the Second Baptist Church at 3620 East 39th Street, with...

6. Jack Gordon to Leave His Corner Jack Gordon to Leave His Corner June/24/1965 Photo and biographical article about Jack Gordon, "a newsstand operator here for 35 years" at 1 East 39th Street and "one of the most unsuccessful political candidates in the history of Jackson County,"...

7. KC Neighborhood's Future is in Its Past KC Neighborhood's Future is in Its Past March 14, 2012 Article reports on efforts to have the Squier Park Historic District included on the National Register of Historic Places. The 16-block district is bounded by Armour Boulevard, The Paseo, 39th Street,...

8. KC Zone is Big Stimulus Winner KC Zone is Big Stimulus Winner February 18, 2010 The Kansas City area was recently awarded $50 million of Federal stimulus funds for various bus and street projects. The largest amount--$26.2 million--went to the "Green Impact Zone," an environmentally...

9. Midtown is Next in Line for a Vinyl Renaissance Midtown is Next in Line for a Vinyl Renaissance March 30, 2011 Article tells about a new record store opening in Midtown located at 1415 W. 39th Street, in the old Boomerang Building. Dan Phillips is owner of Vinyl Renaissance & Audio and is planning the grand opening...

10. Neighbor Helping Neighbor Neighbor Helping Neighbor October 2, 2008 Two-page spread about the Squier Park Neighborhood with photos of some of the homes. Squier Park includes Squier Manor and Squier Heights. They are located between the Paseo and Troost Avenue and from...

11. Neighborhood Rivalries Bring Parking Restrictions Neighborhood Rivalries Bring Parking Restrictions June-July/26-2/1997 Discusses the conflicts over parking in the 39th Street entertainment district.

12. Nichols Lunch Closing Nichols Lunch Closing October 1, 2006 A couple of letters printed in response to James Hart's article "Nichols Lunch Serves Its Last" which appeared in the September 26, 2006, issue of the Kansas City Star. Nichols Lunch was located at Southwest...

13. Nichols Lunch Serves Its Last Nichols Lunch Serves Its Last September 26, 2006 Article reporting the September 24, 2006 closure of Nichols Lunch, a 24-hour diner located at 39th Street and Southwest Trafficway. The diner opened in 1921, and was run by members of the Nichols family...

14. Old Schools Await New Uses in KC Urban Core Old Schools Await New Uses in KC Urban Core December 9, 2007 This article gives information on the abandoned school buildings owned by the Kansas City School District. "Since the 1970s, the Kansas City district has closed at least 34 schools. Fifteen were sold....

15. Q.: When Did the Bell Memorial Hospital Become the University of Kansas Medical Center, and Is the Building Q.: When Did the Bell Memorial Hospital Become the University of Kansas Medical Center, and Is the Building Still Standing? February 11, 1995 Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital was the realization of a dream: to combine medical school education with public practice. Land was donated to this cause in 1904 by physician Simeon B. Bell.The campus,...

16. Restaurant Closes after "a Great Run" Restaurant Closes after "a Great Run" February 8, 2007 Article reporting the closure of Macaluso's Italian restaurant on February 6, 2007. Tom Macaluso, who opened the restaurant in 1993, is known for his colorful interactions with customers, as well as for...

17. Running (out of) Time Running (out of) Time January-February/29-4/1998 Review of shows at the Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art and the West 39th Street Coffeehouse. Also mentions the closing of 1331 Union gallery in the West Bottoms.

18. Tears Mark Café's Passing Tears Mark Café's Passing September/12/1976 Article with front page photos about the tearful ending of the economical restaurant at 39th and Main Streets, closed partly due to health code violations.

19. The Happy Warrior: A Local Lawyer Is Fighting for the Honor of Midtown--whether Midtown Likes It or The Happy Warrior: A Local Lawyer Is Fighting for the Honor of Midtown--whether Midtown Likes It or Not January/23/1983 Photos and biographical article about J. Nelson Happy, a 39-year-old lawyer (in 1983) purchasing and redeveloping many old properties in Midtown Kansas City, preserving historic architecture and discouraging...

20. Urban Appreciation 101 Urban Appreciation 101 September 21, 2008 Article with accompanying photographs about the Southmoreland neighborhood. Southmoreland begins just east of the Plaza and is bounded by Main Street on the west, 39th Street on the north, Gillham Road...