3018 Hennepin. This establishment originated in the 1920s. Frank Toonen owned it from the 1950s and it was primarily a blues venue. It became a rock venue in 1974. Toonen sold it to Ray Colihan and Jim Loosen in 1984; Colihan died in 1986. It was sold back to Toonen’s son Kenny 1992, and he ended live music in 1996. The bar closed in November 2009.
Photo by Barb Economon