Hooters and The Elbo Room: Two Florida Institutions Get Facelifts
Two Florida institutions associated with boozing and boobs are getting lifts.
A liquor mecca since 1938, Elbo Room shuttered its street level in late October for a two month job to bring the bar up to building codes. The last time the restaurant had been renovated was 1957. Owner Mike Penrod says the upstairs will remain open through renovation, which is expected to wrap in January.
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