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1. Anti-Starbucks Crusade Gathers Steam Anti-Starbucks Crusade Gathers Steam March/5-11/1998 Discusses opposition to a proposed Starbucks coffee shop on the southwest corner of Westport Road and Broadway.

2. Bean Baron Bean Baron October 2007 Article describes the history of The Roasterie, a Kansas City coffee company owned and operated by Danny O'Neill. The Roasterie's first location was at 1519 Cherry and eventually moved to 1204 W. 27th...

3. Blow Your Mind! Come to Westport. ..Where People Are Trying to Understand People Blow Your Mind! Come to Westport. ..Where People Are Trying to Understand People November//1969 Photos and article about the culture of Westport in the late 1960s, describing the area's unusual types of businesses (many antique stores, The Today shop, The Sign Coffeehouse, Pryde's Westport Inn, Motherlove...

4. Calling on Crestwood Calling on Crestwood March, 2005 Article profiles the Crestwood Shops, located along 55th Street and Brookside Boulevard. The shopping district, a 1920's J.C. Nichols development, has emerged as a model of "neo-urbanism."

5. Downtown Storefront: Cafe al Dente Downtown Storefront: Cafe al Dente December 7, 2007 Article tells history of Cafe al Dente, opened in 2000 by Leonard Dwyer. Dwyer patrolled the River Market area as a police officer before opening the coffee shop at 412 Delaware.

6. From Days Gone By, a Tradition Worth Keeping From Days Gone By, a Tradition Worth Keeping December 26, 2007 Article recalls the Christmas parties given for their employees by Virginia and Jud Putsch, owners of several Putschs' restaurants in the area during the 1940s to early 1970s. "Foremost, there was the...

7. Gatekeper Coffeehouse Opens in Historic Church Gatekeper Coffeehouse Opens in Historic Church Fall 2000 Article describes coffeehouse now open in First Evangelical Covenant Church at 42nd and Wyoming.

8. Joe's Place Joe's Place June//1995 Coffeehouses as community centers with photos and quotes from coffeehouse owners.

9. Kansas City Tips Kansas City Tips June/15/1957 Tips on places to eat in Kansas City, mainly fine restaurants, along with some information on the city as a food distributing center.

10. Mean Caffeine Brims With Smiles Mean Caffeine Brims With Smiles December 22, 2004 A new coffee shop named Mean Caffeine has opened in the Northeast area at 5600 St. John Avenue. Owners Wyman Meredith and Marc and Heather Titterness cleaned up the shop which at one time was a bar and...

11. Roasterie Coffee Roasterie Coffee

12. Sippin' the Joy of Java Houses in the City. Sippin' the Joy of Java Houses in the City. Spring 2002 Description of various coffeehouses in the Kansas City area.

13. Taking Flight Taking Flight December 2012 Article on the history and recent expansion of The Roasterie coffee company. The company was founded in 1993 in the Brookside home of Danny O’Neill. In 2012, The Roasterie renovated and doubled the size...

14. You'll Meet Me at Putsch's "What?" You'll Meet Me at Putsch's "What?" May//1961 Photos and biographical article about Jud Putsch, " successful restauranteur and civic leader" with "three Putsch restaurants on the Plaza," including Putsch's 210 at 210 West 47th Street, Putsch's Cafeteria,...