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July 30, 2018


Seamus McGuire

Fascinating. I'd been told before that the bar was, in fact, Sportsmen's Inn (now Sporty's Pub and Grill) in SE Como. I'll verify that and let you know.

Seamus McGuire

Nevermind. I have the book, I just hadn't read it yet. You are correct. The former owner of Sporty's who thought it was his bar (then, I believe, known as Sportsmen's Inn) was wrong.

Seamus McGuire

Last comment, I promise. The bar in question would've been on 4th St N just North of Plymouth Ave. Between that and the fact that the photo in the book, on further comparison, is not the same building as Stand-Up Frank's (Now Mr. Steven's Snuggery), I conclude that the actual Sportsman's Retreat building was torn down due to construction of I94.

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