In its seventh year the local public television station’s vaunted TV Dinner – the outdoor black tie blowout at Liberty Memorial – took a bullet via a last minute rainout. To make matters worse not only did the station not have a backup plan in place, sources say they decided to try and keep the cash.
What kind of cash?
Serious, as in $150 per person or $300 per couple. Factor in tuxedo purchase or rental, designer dresses and it can hit some decent digits.
Here’s what KCPT told last year’s ticket holders on its Web site post implosion: