The iconic Carol's Pub in Uptown is now closed indefinitely

The circumstances are very unclear but appears that Carol's Pub, one of the last institutions left in Uptown from its days as an Appalachian migrant haven, has closed indefinitely.

Formerly known as Pam's Playland, the bar was purchased in 1973 by Ted Harris and renamed Carol's after his wife Carol Harris. The now shuttered bar is located is at Clark and Leland. 

The mysterious closing has resulted in sorrowful comments on social media. Below are some photos from better days. If we find out anything new about this loss to the community, we'll let you know.

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