The Gleeson family's two taverns originated just before World War II; the Golden Arrow Inn came first, in 1937, followed a couple years later by the Buffet. Matthew Gleeson, who had immigrated from County Clare, Ireland, in about 1912, had bought land at 57 thand Troost when Troost south of 47 th street was still a dirt road, in the early 1920s.
Special treat this evening . . . Read some of the most wonderfully crafted and amazing writing KC has to offer chronicling the often violent history of this town. Take a look at what is likely a post written more thoughtfully than any other local musing today . . . Checkit: