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1. A Legend in the Dining Industry A Legend in the Dining Industry April 24, 2007 The Gilbert/Robinson restaurant company hasn't existed since the mid-1990s, but a reunion of employees is to be held April 28, 2007, in Overland Park. The restaurants associated with Gilbert/Robinson in...

2. A Sweet Transition at Chocolate Store A Sweet Transition at Chocolate Store June 1, 2007 Owners of Panache Chocolatier, Eileen Cohen and Sharon Hoffman who want to spend more time with family, sold their business to Mark and Barbara Bailey of Lenexa. Cohen and Hoffman first opened a Kron Chocolatier...

3. Bannister Mall Slides into History Bannister Mall Slides into History June 1, 2007 Bannister Mall, once a premier Kansas City shopping destination in the 1980s and 1990s, finally shut down May 31, 2007. The site's future is unknown.

4. Bannister Mall To Close May 31 Bannister Mall To Close May 31 April 21, 2007 After 27 years in operation, Bannister Mall is set to close its doors on May 31, 2007. The article reports on development ideas for the Bannister site, including razing the mall structure and building...

5. Chicken Lovers, Icon Is Set to Fry in Fairway Chicken Lovers, Icon Is Set to Fry in Fairway April 4, 2008 Article about the opening of Stroud's South in Fairway, Kansas, on Monday, April 7, 2008. Includes a photo of Stroud's owner Mike Donegan.

6. 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...

7. Dairy Queen Franchiser Takes KC Store to Court 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,...

8. Danny Edwards Ready To Make His Move 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,...

9. It's a Filmmaker's Cup of Tea It's a Filmmaker's Cup of Tea June 16, 2009 Cover story of the Star Business Weekly discusses motion picture making in the Kansas City area featuring Dennis Fallon of Waldo West Productions. Includes companion article "KC Sets the Stage with Talent,...

10. Landmark Katz Drug Site Goes on the Auction Block Landmark Katz Drug Site Goes on the Auction Block June 10, 2011 The historic Katz drugstore in Westport at Main and Westport Road is up for sale. The art deco building with the distinctive clock tower has been there since 1934.

11. Lego Lands in Crown Center Lego Lands in Crown Center May 10, 2011 Crown Center announced that the $15 million Legoland Discovery Center is scheduled to open mid-May 2012 "in conjunction with the previously announced $15 million Sea Life aquarium." Also included will...

12. Local Pub Planned for Plaza Local Pub Planned for Plaza July 5, 2011 Locally owned Bread & Butter Concepts plans to open another restaurant in the Kansas City area, the Gram & Dun, at the former Baja 600 restaurant on the Plaza at 600 Ward Parkway. Alan Gaylin and Glynn...

13. One-Time Customers Now Own 'Magical' Independence Locale One-Time Customers Now Own 'Magical' Independence Locale January 31, 2012 Short article with color photo of owners and stained-glass windows in the former Sermon-Anderson building. Sermon-Anderson were "deocrators and designers to many of Kansas City's exclusive addesses." The...

14. Peachtree to Leave KC's Jazz District Peachtree to Leave KC's Jazz District December 14, 2007 The Peachtree restaurant located in the 18th and Vine area is moving to the new Kansas City Power & Light District in the spring. The soul food restaurant is looking for a location with more foot traffic....

15. Store's Still Got 'the Floor' Store's Still Got 'the Floor' April 25, 2007 The New Dime Store located at 314 W. 63rd Street in Brookside is set to open April 28, 2007. Fifi Wiedeman is the new owner and a long-time Brookside resident. Even though the store was updated, the creaky...

16. The Music Begins The Music Begins October 14, 2007 Article details the inaugural concert at the Sprint Center held Saturday night, October 13, 2007. The featured singer was Elton John. There were 18,000 people in attendance and the $276 million arena drew...

17. They'll Choke Their Chickens in JoCo Now They'll Choke Their Chickens in JoCo Now October 19, 2007 Stroud's restaurant, known for their fried chicken, will relocate from south Kansas City the former Breadmaker spot at 4200 Shawnee Mission Parkway in Fairway, Kansas. Stroud's motto is "We Choke Our Own...

18. Venerable Store Loses a Link to the Past Venerable Store Loses a Link to the Past March 26, 2008 Article features the Strasser Hardware store and Harold Strasser who recently died at age 100. The store is located at 910 Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas. Harold's father A. L. Strasser opened...