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This story first appeared on KCUR's Question Quest. You can find the episode here or wherever you download podcasts.

Lots of people have stores they remember going to when they were a kid— for you maybe it was the video store, the arcade, a comic shop, an ice cream stand or corner store.

In this episode, co-host Suzanne Hogan goes on her first quest to find out what happened to a zany skate and surf shop in Kansas that many remember fondly today. 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Up to Date's Brian McTavish offers up a few options in his Weekend To-Do List for May 17-May 20, 2012.

Sylvia Maria Gross / KCUR

When Kansas City Parks and Recreation built Penn Valley's Skate Park in 2006, the $380,000 cost didn't cover everything on the plans.