788 Grand Ave., 5 blocks east of Lexington, St. Paul.
Great information from Old St. Paul Facebook Page:
- Building was originally Mr. Piper’s General Store
- Mr. Pedro was Joe Pedro, nee Pitera, from Calabria, Italy
1963: Gracious decor with Tennessee marble, teakwood paneling and parquet floor for dinner dancing. Exquisite dining room chandelier. Dinner and dancing music nightly.
1970: Featured the Roustabouts.
Matchbook posted by Ron Ciccone
Later incarnations of the building were reportedly:
- Noble Roman (Gay Bar?)
- The Danza (Disco)
- “Ray McCafferty’s Irish Joint”
- Grand Central
Now the Wild Onion