Former Midpoint Cafe owner running for mayor of Adrian

Fran Houser, former longtime owner of the landmark Midpoint Cafe and current owner of the nearby Sunflower Station in Adrian, Texas, is running for mayor in the tiny Texas Panhandle town. Houser filed for candidacy two weeks ago, but her campaign got a boost Thursday with a semi-viral video from a local woman on Facebook. … Continue reading Former Midpoint Cafe owner running for mayor of Adrian

Midpoint Cafe’s likely future owner is revealed

Midpoint Cafe co-owner Dennis Purschwitz said he wouldn't reveal its new owner or owners until spring, but the restaurant's previous owner -- and other folks -- apparently are letting the cat out of the bag. Fran Houser, who owned the Route 66 restaurant and gift shop in Adrian, Texas, for about 20 years when it … Continue reading Midpoint Cafe’s likely future owner is revealed

Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop likely has new owners

The co-owners of the Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop in Adrian, Texas, on Tuesday said they have accepted an offer from at least two people to buy the restaurant, with the sale anticipated to close in the early spring. Dennis Purschwitz and his wife, Donna, made the announcement on the restaurant's Facebook page. They declined … Continue reading Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop likely has new owners

Midpoint Cafe goes back on the market

The owner of the Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop, a Route 66 landmark in Adrian, Texas, has put the property up for sale again because of health issues. Dennis Purschwitz wrote Wednesday night on Facebook: Although I am doing better health wise than this time last year, I still have further to go. I realize … Continue reading Midpoint Cafe goes back on the market

Midpoint Cafe put up for sale because of owner’s health problems

The Midpoint Cafe in Adrian, Texas, a Route 66 landmark for many years, has been placed on the market after its owner endured chronic health issues -- including an episode late this summer that required hospitalization. Owner Dennis Purschwitz posted Saturday on Facebook: As many of you all know, this past season has been hard on me, my … Continue reading Midpoint Cafe put up for sale because of owner’s health problems

Fran Houser puts her Sunflower Station up for sale

Fran Houser, former owner of the Route 66 landmark Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop in Adrian, Texas, has put her western-themed antiques and crafts store, Sunflower Station, up for sale so she can spend more time with family members out west. Houser started Sunflower Station two years ago after she sold the Midpoint to Dennis Purschwitz, … Continue reading Fran Houser puts her Sunflower Station up for sale

A visit to the Midpoint Cafe

KVII-TV reporter Larry Lemmons, based in Amarillo, traveled west on Route 66 to check out what was happening at the historic Midpoint Cafe in Adrian, Texas. This television segment was more in-depth than I anticipated, and it captures the atmosphere of the restaurant as well as anything. https://youtu.be/IkywbkeqiPo Dennis Purschwitz and his wife Donna bought … Continue reading A visit to the Midpoint Cafe