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Floyd E Sageser
Club Profile: Jardine's
Photo and review of Jardine's restaurant and jazz club at 4536 Main Street, praising its continued quality as a jazz venue and lamenting the disappearance of other recent jazz venues such as the Drum Room,...
Club Profile: The Majestic Steak House
Photo and article about the Majestic Steak House restaurant at 931 Broadway, opened about 1937 at 31st and Holmes Streets and closed in 1977 before being reopened at the Fitzpatrick Building (built in...
Club Profile: The Peach Tree Restaurant
Review of the Peachtree Restaurant, located at 1512 E. 18th Street in the historic 18th and Vine area. The restaurant, which is located on the same block where the Streets Hotel once stood, "harks back...
Color It Red (as in Apple): There's a Colorful Side to Kansas City, Kan., Just across the Bridge from Missouri
Article about the adult entertainment provided by the "combination waitresses-dancers-goodwill ambassadors" at the Red Apple Food & Drinks establishment in Kansas City, Kansas.
Colossus Lands at Legends
July 24, 2006
A new restaurant called T-Rex is set to open July 25, 2006, located in Village West in Kansas City, Kansas. The restaurant cost of $15 million makes it the Kansas City area's most expensive themed restaurant,...
Columbus Park Mainstay Celebrates 20 Years
April 1, 2009
Article spotlights the 20-year anniversary of Garozzo's Ristorante located in the historic Columbus Park neighborhood. Owner Michael Garrozo opened the Italian restaurant in 1989 and has since added three...
Combo Creates New Uncertainties
July 17, 2007
One of Kansas City area's highest-profile companies, Applebee's International Inc., is being sold to IHOP Inc. Article includes "Applebee's Through the Years" and a comparison chart of statistics between...
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...
Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
Describes the impending arrival of Lidia's and the background of its owner, Lidia Bastianich.
Commentary: Every Room Brings Back Some Fond Memory
Photos and article about Chappell's Restaurant & Sports Museum in North Kansas City, owned and operated by founder Jim Chappell (opened in 1986) and containing his large collection of sports memorabilia,...
Community Members Respond to Closing of The Green Duck
November 11-17, 2011
Article about the outrage amongst community members over the closing of the Green Duck Lounge. Due to drugs and gang violence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is seeking to close the business...
Concern Mounting For Proposed Dance Club on Independence Ave.
Concern becoming apparent in area for proposed restaurant/dance/night club in the area.
Cover Story: Local Heroes
Photo and bios of Bill Crooks and Paul Khoury, "owners and founders of PB&J Restaurants Inc.," a group of different restaurants around the city, starting in 1987 with Paradise Diner in Oak Park Mall and...
Cowtown Chronicles: "Hey, Ma, What's for Dinner?"
Photo and description of the Fannie Farmer cookbook of the 1800s in an article about pioneer cooking and eating in the Kansas City area. Description of available foods (including at the City Market) and...
Coyote Grill to Shut Down after 15 Years
November 19, 2004
The Coyote Grill, located in Mission Center, will close December 4, 2004. The restaurant is owned by PB&J Restaurants Inc.
Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City
Description of segregation practices in Kansas City as a factor in the popularity of the Pendergast machine. Discussion on the tradition (still active in 1948) of discrimination against black people through...
Crown Center Shops--Innovative Retailing: A Special Report
Entire section of the newspaper about Crown Center, consisting of articles and photos of its new shops.
Dairy Queen Franchiser Takes KC Store to Court
September 2, 2011
The owners of the iconic “old landmark” Dairy Queen in Independence at 2635 Independence Ave. are being sued for violation of minimum standards. Esther McMurray began working there in 1966 as day manager,...
Danny Edwards Ready To Make His Move
June 12, 2007
Danny Edwards Famous Kansas City Barbecue (1227 Grand Boulevard), a popular downtown eatery for 23 years, is relocating to 2900 Southwest Boulevard. The new owner of the Grand street property, Jon Copaken,...
David Max Golad Obituary
December 29, 2006
Death notice for David M. Golad who died December 21, 2006, at the age of 85. "In 1952, Mr. Golad opened Dave's 423 Club, one of the first taverns in Westport. In 1972, he relocated to 316 Westport Road...
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