Here's the headline that we wanted to share . . .
KANSAS CITY TOY TRAIN MENSA MAN TURNS WINO!!!
But that would have required readers to know . . .
Former Council dude Russ was a champion of the streetcar and an architect of efforts that bypassed a citywide vote on this controversial form of transit.
His efforts were successful because he's a very smart man . . . At one point, in fact, he was a member of the high IQ genius society MENSA.
Sadly, he concluded his political career with so much antipathy directed his way that he couldn't get elected dog catcher.
Thankfully . . .
It looks like he's on to bigger an better things by way of participating in local boozing good times.
Take a peek . . .
They became the first people in Missouri last year to open a self-serve wine bar with 72 wines on tap. Since then, North Kansas City’s Sail Away Wine has organically built brand evangelists and regulars.
“One of the biggest questions we get is, 'Can you open in my neighborhood?'” said Johnson, a former Kansas City councilman and software developer.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Why a former Kansas City councilman launched a bar with 72 wines on tap - Kansas City Business Journal
The Covid-19 pandemic pushed Russ Johnson and his wife, Heather Brown, to launch a business venture they'd been mulling for a while. They became the first people in Missouri last year to open a self-serve wine bar with 72 wines on tap. Since then, North Kansas City's Sail Away Wine has organically built brand evangelists and regulars.