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21. Blues In His Soul, Music On His Mind Blues In His Soul, Music On His Mind April-May/29-5/1999 Describes the history of the Grand Emporium, a midtown Kansas City nightclub, and its owner, Roger Naber, on the twentieth anniversary of the club.

22. Bob Berdella Murder Case Bob Berdella Murder Case 1988-1993 A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the criminal activities of Robert A. Berdella and the subsequent investigation of those...

23. Broadway Boulevard Broadway Boulevard 1993 Looking southeast along the east side of Broadway between 36th and Valentine Road.

24. Broadway Boulevard Broadway Boulevard July 14, 1947 Looking north along Broadway from 37th.

25. Broadway Boulevard Broadway Boulevard July 14, 1947 Looking south along Broadway from Armour.

26. Broadway Business Group Restates Its Position on Light Rail Broadway Business Group Restates Its Position on Light Rail October/2-8/1997 Details objections to installation of a light rail transportation system along Broadway in midtown Kansas City.

27. Broadway's Bouncing Broadway's Bouncing February 18, 2009 Article describes $65 million in redevelopment projects along a four-block stretch of Broadway between 34th and 37th streets. The largest of the projects is a major expansion of Metropolitan Community...

28. Broadway's Busy Vista Broadway's Busy Vista January/4/1959 Article with a large photo of Broadway Boulevard's path between Downtown and the Plaza, regarding its role as "Kansas City's most prominent north-south artery" and its importance in the Midtown stability...

29. Building Kids' Hoop Dreams Building Kids' Hoop Dreams February/10-16/2000 Describes plans by Christopher Harris to build a sports complex at 40th and Wayne.

30. Business: Young Promoters Plan New Life for Uptown Business: Young Promoters Plan New Life for Uptown September 1979 Story of the restoration of the Uptown Theater, first opened in 1928, by NeoSpace Productions, Incorporated, including a new lighting system, sound system, and closed circuit video system.

31. Chat Room Chat Room December 8-14, 2005 Review of The Gaf Pub and Grille, located at 7116 Wornall Road. The Gaf opened in October, 2005, replacing the "beloved midtown saloon and restaurant," The Romanelli Grill, which closed in July, 2005 after...

32. Church Buys Katz Building Church Buys Katz Building September 29, 2011 The former Katz drug store building at 3948 Main St. was auctioned off and purchased by Redeemer Fellowship Church, which opened in 2008 at 3921 Baltimore. "The purchase price was not disclosed." The art...

33. City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art 2001 This book contains primarily color photography with limited text and covers many of the sculptures and fountains found in Kansas City and in Johnson County, Kansas. It includes coverage in Kansas City...

34. City Tears Down Signs City Tears Down Signs February/10/1929 Article about the city government's new zoning policy of enforcing the removal of unauthorized signs, led by City Manager McElroy, showing the dismantling of signboards at 39th and Main Streets.

35. Colored Salt--Contented Cars Colored Salt--Contented Cars October//1955 Photos (depicting Downtown or Midtown stores such as Super A& P Market, etc.) and article (written by the commissioner of streets and sewers) about snow removal on Kansas City streets using different types...

36. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Comprehensive history of the town of Westport, from 1833 to 1983, including its founding by John McCoy, expansion and decline with the Santa Fe trade and Civil War, regrowth as a Kansas City suburb from...

37. Community Cares: Miracle in Midtown Community Cares: Miracle in Midtown August//1997 Description of the deceiving drab appearance of the nursing home at Swope Parkway for the economically disadvantaged elderly.

38. Construction Starts on $115 Million Crown Center Construction Starts on $115 Million Crown Center October//1968 Article about the plans and renovations involved in the huge Crown Center Redevelopment Project, with photo and illustration.

39. Country Club Line Streetcar Country Club Line Streetcar 1955 Looking north along Main Street from 40th. Shows route 56, Country Club line car.

40. Critics Say MGE May Be Sacrificing Safety With New Gas Delivery System Critics Say MGE May Be Sacrificing Safety With New Gas Delivery System October/7-13/1999 Describes potential danger of new gas distribution system being installed in midtown Kansas City.