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: Motorcyclist Dies After Colliding With Turning Vehicle In Ham Lake
An overheated cooler started the fire in the bar and restaurant last December.READ MORE: Minnesota Aurora FC Plays Inaugural Home Opener Before Sold-Out Crowd
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: Royals Rally To Top Twins, 3-2
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