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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Floyd E Sageser
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...
Death Interrupts a Tradition at Royal
October 17, 2007
The Armstrong family of Glenburn, North Dakota, have for many years traveled to Kansas City and sold Tubby Burgers at the American Royal. "For two decades, the Armstrongs served hot, fresh, tasty food...
Decades of Dedication Lead to Industry Award
January 28, 2006
Article reports the induction of Kansas City restauranteurs Manny and Vivian Lopez into the Missouri Restaurant Association's Hall of Fame. Manny Lopez grew up in the Argentine area of Kansas City, Kansas,...
Deli's Adieu Sad Day for Downtown
January 9, 2006
Article reports the closing of Pumpernickel's Deli, a restaurant last located at 10th and McGee. For most of its 30 year history, the deli was located at 11th and Oak Streets, and catered to Downtown workers...
Information on the anti-discrimination laws for the city of Kansas City proposed in the 1960s. Description in the ordinances of racial discrimination or segregation in hotels and restaurants and the like,...
Dick's Down Home Cook Shop
Full frontal view of Dick's Down Home Cook Shop, located at 1521 E. 18th Street (18th and Vine).
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
Short biography of Arthur Bryant (1902-1982) written by Julie Maurer. He was called "Barbecue King" in Kansas City and his barbecue restaurant was nationally famous. Article includes citations.
Dining Out: A Grand Place to Gather
Review of the Granfalloon Bar & Grill at the Plaza, with "the name: '. ..taken from a novel by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ..refers to "a proud and meaningless association of human beings".'"
Dining Out: Catch of the Day
Photo and review of the Bristol Bar & Grill seafood restaurant with various locations in the metro area.
Dining Out: La Mediterranee
Critique of the French restaurant at the Plaza.
Dining Out: Made in Italy
Critique of the restaurant specializing in "Northern Italian cuisine."
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