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Minneapolis Bars Then and Now

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 31, 2017
Nib's Bar

Gratuitously stealing the title from one of our favorite Minnesota history books, Twin Cities Then and Now by Larry Millet, Item of the Day presents an occasional series, Minneapolis Bars Then and (sometimes) Now.

This photograph shows Nib’s Bar at 3500 Cedar Ave in 1953. This location is still a bar, and a famous one at that … Matt’s Bar and Grill, home of the Jucy Lucy!

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this photograph in our collections database.