March 17, 2012 5:00 AM

Long-hidden stash of empty bottles hints at KC secrets

A hidden room in the basement. A tall steel vault door. Inside, a collection of approximately 40 empty jugs and liquor bottles, themselves awash in an almost ankle-deep tide of close to 1,000 corks, glass caps and stoppers. And a plank of wood from a wooden crate reading “TJ Pendergast.”

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