November 18, 2007

Matchbook, Planet Mars, 1117 Wilson Ave


Matchbook, Planet Mars, date unknown.
Dine and Dance Entertainment
Never a cover or minimum charge.
Choice Wines and Liquors
Beer on Tap
Longbeach 5536

Planet Mars was a popular jazz venue. According to several sources, it was where jazz legend Anita O'Day, who died in November 2006, had her first "legitimate" gig.


4 comments:

Uptown Updater said...

Doesn't this put it where Truman College now stands? Wouldn't it be great to see a resurgence of cool places like this on Wilson?

JP Paulus said...

i'm also interested at what stands at the address today, as well.

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