This collection features two sets each of the Brookside Art Annuals of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. The set of ten 5x7 inch note cards and envelopes are $12 and available at the Southtown Planning Center, 6814 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64131. For more details, call 816-523-5553 or email email@example.com.
The Brookside Story: Shops of Every Necessary Character traces the history of the Brookside Shopping District from its creation by noted Kansas City developer J.C. Nichols in 1919 to the present day. Filled with more than 50 photos and images that capture Brookside's favorite haunts and forgotten places, the book includes features on such Brookside institutions as The Dime Store and the Brookside Theatre, as well as profiles of Brookside's most memorable characters. 125 pp, $20. Available from the author (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Southtown Planning Center.