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We’re at the corner of Norris Place and Deer Park. We’ve been serving the coldest beer in Louisville for 452 years…well not quite that long, but almost!

According to our columnist Sara “The Bar Belle” Havens in a 2006 LEO story, Shenanigans Irish Grille in its present incarnation is somewhere around 35 years old, “having evolved and expanded from the now-defunct Hobicks Tavern and Leo’s Grocery in the mid-’80s.”

Unfortunately, the end may be near.

Shenanigans Irish Grille is closing its doors as a result of Covid-19 restrictions and it’s not clear when and if it will be able to reopen, by David Mann (Louisville Business First)

Shenanigans Irish Grille is closing its doors as a result of Covid-19 restrictions and it’s not clear when and if it will be able to reopen. The longtime Highlands establishment posted about the closure on Facebook Monday night. In the post, it said customers can still come by through Thanksgiving in order to help the staff and clear inventory.

Here’s the Facebook post, which concludes with a sliver of hope: “We promise we will do everything in our power to bring the pub back.”

“As you all know, the service industry has once again been hit hard with the new restrictions. After a lot of thought and consideration we have no choice but to close Shenanigans, beginning Thanksgiving. This decision was made with a heavy heart, because its not only us, but our employees that will be affected as well … “