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Pete's Bar plans to reopen this month — with few changes

Pete's Bar open right after the repeat of Prohibition in 1933
Jacksonville Daily Record
Pete's Bar opened right after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933.

When word leaked Dec. 13 that Pete’s Bar had been sold, rumors of its demise were as thick as the perpetual cigarette smoke cloud that lingers near its ceiling.

Pete’s Bar, at 117 First St. Neptune Beach, is closed for a week to allow time for the new owners to install two additional well bars to increase serving efficiency.

It plans to reopen Dec. 22 or 23. When it does, owners said changes will be hard to find.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.