Louisville Magazine

JUN 2019

Louisville Magazine is Louisville's city magazine, covering Louisville people, lifestyles, politics, sports, restaurants, entertainment and homes. Includes a monthly calendar of events.

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kyoms.com 16 LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 6.19 INTER-OFFICE MEMO What closed Louisville business do you miss most? I tried sushi for the first time at Maido on Frankfort Avenue. And oh how I miss those crab-cream croquettes! Lindsay Flint Advertising production coordinator I think a lot of us miss the original Z-Bar — correctly spelled Zanzibar, not Zanzabar. The record guy who came in to update the big Wurlitzer jukebox automatically brought along a new copy of Merrilee Rush's "Angel of the Morning." The closer it got to sunrise, the more that song played. Bill Doolittle Contributing writer For the first two years after Burger's Market closed, I avoided driving past it. In the manner of Tony Soprano, I'd mutter, "Grinstead Drive, you are dead to me." So bereft was I, I couldn't even glance at the site. I missed ev- erything about it: the cozy containment; the super-efficient layout; the family-run vibe; the way you could dash over at the last minute to pick up unusual foodstuffs long before those became the law of the land: golden beets, double Devon cream, French roasted chest- nuts, Mallomars! The Burger brothers called every regular customer "hon." Also, those dudes behind the butcher counter made some mean sandwiches. And to top it all off, despite the miniscule parking lot, there was always a spot for my car. I can still smell the yeasty aroma of the place. My best dreams are set there. Mary Welp Contributing writer I loved exploring Baer Fabrics on Market Street as a kid. Three floors of fabrics, costume makings and a bazillion buttons. My mom would take me there to get ballet slippers and leotards, and I remember picking out sewing patterns that had fashion models illustrated on the cover. The smell, like an old hardware store, remains in my mind. And there was this cool old elevator that for

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