Downtown Archive

  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1573rd bar, first visited in 2022. We didn’t know this even existed until the bartender at 9th & State mentioned it was the source for...

    #1573: West Bottoms Whiskey Co.

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1573rd bar, first visited in 2022. We didn’t know this even existed until the bartender at 9th & State mentioned it was the source for...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1572nd bar, first visited in 2022. We were unable to go inside because it was far too packed, so had to settle for drinks from...

    #1572: The Campground

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1572nd bar, first visited in 2022. We were unable to go inside because it was far too packed, so had to settle for drinks from...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1571st bar, first visited in 2022. I had avoided coming in here for a drink for years because I assumed it was way too upscale...

    #1571: Voltaire

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1571st bar, first visited in 2022. I had avoided coming in here for a drink for years because I assumed it was way too upscale...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Lots of things Scooter’s 1570th bar, first visited in 2022. We had tried to visit here a week earlier but it was closed for a...

    #1570: 9th & State

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Lots of things Scooter’s 1570th bar, first visited in 2022. We had tried to visit here a week earlier but it was closed for a...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1569th bar, first visited in 2022. We were out for some Saturday afternoon bar hopping and stumbled across this place, that we’d never even heard...

    #1569: Fountain City Winery

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1569th bar, first visited in 2022. We were out for some Saturday afternoon bar hopping and stumbled across this place, that we’d never even heard...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1542nd bar, first visited in 2022. Mini golf themes bar that I came to as part of a birthday party. I had an old fashioned...

    #1542: Sinkers Lounge

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1542nd bar, first visited in 2022. Mini golf themes bar that I came to as part of a birthday party. I had an old fashioned...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1541st bar, first visited in 2022. Axe throwing bar that I visited for a birthday party. I had two Guinness, lots and lots of misses,...

    #1541: Blade & Timber

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1541st bar, first visited in 2022. Axe throwing bar that I visited for a birthday party. I had two Guinness, lots and lots of misses,...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1540th bar, first visited in 2022. This had been open for a couple of years, but it was my first chance to visit. Unfortunately I...

    #1540: Nimble Brewing

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1540th bar, first visited in 2022. This had been open for a couple of years, but it was my first chance to visit. Unfortunately I...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Border Brewing Scooter’s 1539th bar, first visited in 2022. New (to me) brewery located in the former home of Border Brewing. though I’ve had their...

    #1539: Red Sash Brewing

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Border Brewing Scooter’s 1539th bar, first visited in 2022. New (to me) brewery located in the former home of Border Brewing. though I’ve had their...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1538th bar, first visited in 2022. Turning what was a one-off into a neighborhood trend, this is the second building along this strip to be...

    #1538: King G Bar & Deli

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1538th bar, first visited in 2022. Turning what was a one-off into a neighborhood trend, this is the second building along this strip to be...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1537th bar, first visited in 2022. My first visit to their new location, just over a block east of their original location. I had the...

    #1537: Border Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1537th bar, first visited in 2022. My first visit to their new location, just over a block east of their original location. I had the...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1512th bar, first visited in 2022. The second location if a brewery out of St. Joseph that conveniently opened in the same building where I...

    #1512: River Bluff Brewing @ River Market

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1512th bar, first visited in 2022. The second location if a brewery out of St. Joseph that conveniently opened in the same building where I...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1509th bar, first visited in 2021. Though I’ve had their beer several times at other bars, this was my first visit to their actual location....

    #1509: Alma Mader Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1509th bar, first visited in 2021. Though I’ve had their beer several times at other bars, this was my first visit to their actual location....

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1488th bar, first visited in 2021. Not quite a speakeasy,. but pretty close. You have to follow them on Instagram to be apprised of when...

    #1488: Panther’s Place

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1488th bar, first visited in 2021. Not quite a speakeasy,. but pretty close. You have to follow them on Instagram to be apprised of when...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1452nd bar, first visited in 2021. The bar in the main lobby of the new Loew’s Hotel. The bar features split-level seating areas with an...

    #1452: Bar Stilwell

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1452nd bar, first visited in 2021. The bar in the main lobby of the new Loew’s Hotel. The bar features split-level seating areas with an...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1428th bar, first visited in 2019. A combination coffee shop and brewery that opened earlier in 2019. We stopped in here after work on the...

    #1428: Rochester Brewing and Roasting Company

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1428th bar, first visited in 2019. A combination coffee shop and brewery that opened earlier in 2019. We stopped in here after work on the...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1427th bar, first visited in 2019. Part book store, part library, part cafe, part bar. I stopped in here for the first time as a...

    #1427: Afterword Tavern & Shelves

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1427th bar, first visited in 2019. Part book store, part library, part cafe, part bar. I stopped in here for the first time as a...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Thou Mayest Scooter’s 1412th bar, first visited in 2019. We came in here for a friend’s birthday. It’s a combo coffee shop / craft cocktail...

    #1412: Chances Social

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Thou Mayest Scooter’s 1412th bar, first visited in 2019. We came in here for a friend’s birthday. It’s a combo coffee shop / craft cocktail...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1411th bar, first visited in 2019. This was the final “new bar” on my birthday bar crawl. By this point I was hammered. I remember...

    #1411: City Barrel

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1411th bar, first visited in 2019. This was the final “new bar” on my birthday bar crawl. By this point I was hammered. I remember...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1410th bar, first visited in 2019. This was the next stop on my birthday bar crawl. I was pretty lit by this point and all...

    #1410: Lifted Spirits

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1410th bar, first visited in 2019. This was the next stop on my birthday bar crawl. I was pretty lit by this point and all...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1409th bar, first visited in 2019. This was stop #2 (but my first new bar) on my birthday bar crawl. One of the first things...

    #1409: Mean Mule Distilling Company

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1409th bar, first visited in 2019. This was stop #2 (but my first new bar) on my birthday bar crawl. One of the first things...

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