Soundings: A toast to the bars

BY Kerry Temple '74

We never got carded at Louie’s. It was a pizza joint on the corner of Notre Dame Avenue and South Bend Avenue. There were booths and tables and Louie was there, and beer too. Even as freshmen we never got carded.

That’s mainly where we drank as underclassmen, in the early 1970s. It was a short, safe walk south of campus. At some point it became Club 23.

The first campus hangout I patronized was called Franky’s. My older sister took me there when I was still in high school. It was on Notre Dame Avenue, and Franky’s would later become Goose’s Nest then the Library. Or vice versa.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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