Monday, December 17, 2018
AFTER LATEST KANSAS CITY SHOOTING AND CULTURE WAR ON COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA: TOMFOOLERIES CALLS IT QUITS!!!
One of the oldest and most beloved shopping and entertainment districts in Kansas City suffers another setback.
Fox4: Longtime Plaza restaurant Tomfooleries relocating to downtown under new name
A manager at the restaurant tells FOX4 their last day at the Plaza location will be Dec. 29. The popular restaurant will re-open around Feb. 1 at 10th and Broadway, in the space currently occupied by The Garmet House.
When Tomfooleries moves to its new location, the restaurant will re-brand under a different name.
Tomfooleries has been a Plaza staple since opening there in 1992. It’s unclear if a new restaurant will occupy the space at 612 W. 47th Street after Tomfooleries relocates.
Moreover . . .
THE TOMFOOLERIES SHUT DOWN COMES AFTER TURBULENT CUSTOMER DISPUTES AND A NEARBY SHOOTING OF AN INNOCENT GIRL THIS MONTH!!!
First, the culture war fight.
Here's a look at management having trouble dealing Plaza clientele in the Summer of 2018:
Video shows Tomfooleries employee yelling at customer
And then a couple of weeks ago, police are still looking for suspects in a shooting that took place on 47th & Jefferson on the street right outside of the the beleaguered Plaza bar & grill.
KCPD looking to speak with individuals seen in surveillance video just before Plaza shooting
An innocent young lady suffered gunfire during the incident which was in plain view of the Tomfooleries bay windows.
And so, during this Christmas shopping season that is typically one of the busiest time of the year for Plaza merchants . . . Another biz decides to end their affiliation with this embattled party district.
Developing . . .