Food and cooking help a Joplin citizen realize his Broadway dream | local news

When Lisa Adams grew up in Joplin, she was that stage girl who does it all. In her own words, she’d be in a production at Joplin’s Little Theater while simultaneously rehearsing for a show at the Carthage Music and Theater Club, now the Stone Throwing Diner Theatre, even as she starred in a musical … Read more

What is cooking: Center Street Grill and Smokehouse | Features

Center Street Grill & Smokehouse in downtown Kingsport has a barbecue and burger, but owner Jeff McArdle carefully chose the name of the restaurant in the hope that it wouldn’t become confined to the bathroom as “just a barbecue or just a burger joint.” He is not. The restaurant, which occupies a building that was … Read more