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  • March 8, 2015 • Bar profile • Views: 950

    The Peanut

    Tiny in size and mighty in volume best describes the Peanut at 50th and Main. About the size of a shotgun house, it’s the beer, not the breeze, that flows in the front door and out the rear where the bathrooms are located. Peanut patrons...

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  • January 28, 2015 • Bar profile, Kansas City • Views: 1345

    The Piano Room

    Other than Broadway Show posters splashing color onto the dark walls, the Piano Room is not much to look other than the naked picture of Persephone (Goddess Queen of the Underworld) behind the bar. However, patrons don’t come to look;...

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  • January 15, 2015 • Bar profile, Kansas City • Views: 2085

    Knuckleheads Saloon

    Over the railroad tracks and through the hood, you’ll find musical nirvana at Knuckleheads Saloon. Follow the sound of guitar riffs and the wail of the blues legends because your GPS may not work in this neck of the woods. If finding...

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  • January 14, 2015 • Bar profile, Kansas City • Views: 878

    The Brick

    The Brick is delightfully divey. Regulars drop by to shoot whiskey, unwind, eat fried Twinkies and support local musicians. Brick patrons count on Sheri and her staff for updates on what’s coming down, who’s moving on, and which...

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  • January 13, 2015 • Bar profile, Kansas City • Views: 1062


    Since 2004 Grinders has served up good grub and gritty fun, including its annual Fustercluck chicken-wing-eating competition. To win, someone with an iron will and iron stomach must ingest the most death wings, which are so hot contestants...

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  • January 10, 2015 • Bar profile, Kansas City • Views: 1752

    Anthony’s Restaurant & Lounge

    Anthony’s, the Jewel on Grand, is as Italian as it gets. Anthony “Butch” Spino and his sons, Vito and Anthony III, are alpha males with voices deeper than Brando; hair thicker than Pacino; and swagger cockier than Travolta. This...

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  • January 8, 2015 • Bar profile, Kansas City • Views: 707

    Westport Flea Market

    Never underestimate the power of small, local and juicy. When Hooters tried to buy and close the Westport Flea Market in 2006, restaurateur Joe Zwillenberg flipped the real estate transaction in his favor. He purchased the Flea Market...

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