paris of the plains
Monday, February 18, 2019
Matchless city: 39th and Main
The former Trocadero cocktail lounge, 6 west 39th street. * * * This is the second in a series of posts based on a collecti...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Matchless city: Recreation and clubs
The former Cocked Hat at 4451 Troost. * * * Back in the day when tobacco smoke blanketed the land, it seemed every America...
Monday, December 24, 2018
From a spirit of Christmas past
* * * To Kansas Citians of a hundred years from today: I'm looking out my window on the morning of Christmas Eve, watch...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
A river town Thanksgiving
The ASB bridge once had an auto deck a level above the railroad tracks. * * * It’s the night before Thanksgiving. Henry, a co...
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Return of the blackbirds
* * * Late October, 1933: For weeks hundreds of blackbirds have been returning each evening to one block – the high ground of Oliv...
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