Local couple usher in new era for Ohio Bar

By: 
Terry McDonald
In Their Own Words

When my husband, Daryl, asked me to consider purchasing a historical downtown building and business, I guess you could say I was more than just skeptical. However, my infatuation with old buildings as well as local history convinced me to agree to the adventure and begin a brand new chapter in our lives. Being from Wapakoneta, it was (and is) very exciting to have the opportunity to own such a piece of history in our hometown.

For our first year and a half, we focused on educating ourselves on the myriad of details in becoming new business owners. We continued to work our regular jobs in addition to working bar shifts on the weekends. We also spent a considerable amount of effort on making needed changes at the bar, particularly with enforcing rules and common sense. We also cleaned. And cleaned. And cleaned.

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