Tuesday, September 19, 2017

GOODBYE MISSION BOWL!!!

The legacy of working-class entertainment continues to erode throughout the KC metro area. Here's another example:

Owners: Mission Bowl's location in Mission will not reopen

Two years after a devastating fire, Mission Bowl will be closing its location in the 5300 block of Martway Street. The business announced on its Facebook page Monday afternoon that it would close...

4 Comments:

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO -- ALLEY OOPS

Investigators determined the fire resulted from a combination of dead wood and repeated strikes!!!



(Dead wood: A pin that lies on either the lane surface or in the channel, and is out of reach of the pin sweeping mechanism. The rules of ten-pin bowling require all dead wood to be removed before the next ball is thrown.)

The Dude said...

This is a travesty, man!

Anonymous said...

sad

Anonymous said...

mission has been an area of small shops and small businesses since the post-war epic started. it's been neat having such destination artisanal businesses.

if only the new development project could get its act together. that would help anchor the little mission shops. the way macy's used to.