ST. PAUL (WCCO) — The popular St. Paul bar and eatery Casper’s & Runyon’s Nook is reportedly aiming to reopen next week, after a fire forced the bar’s temporary closure.
Minneapolis Public Radio reports the owners are hoping to reopen on May 5.READ MORE: Daunte Wright Shooting: Fmr. Officer Kim Potter Released From Jail Hours After Arrest, Manslaughter Charges
An overheated cooler started the fire in the bar and restaurant last December.READ MORE: 'I Came Here To Honor': Community Members Mourn The Loss Of Daunte Wright
The restaurant, located on Hamline Avenue, across the street from Cretin-Derham Hall High School, has been around since 1938.
Their specialty was the Juicy Nookie, a burger stuffed with cheese. The restaurant was even featured on the Food Network show, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.MORE NEWS: Miracle Baby Thrives After Being Given 0% Chance To Life Diagnosis
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