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.


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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