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    Paddy's remodel

    Actually sounds pretty interesting, although I'm skeptical that much else will change (poor ownership/management there imo). Will have to give it a try this fall sometime though.

    One-on-one: Paddy's Irish Pub's John Heverin - Iowa State Daily: News



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Let's hope this refresh really helps the place, but for the love of all that is good and holy fix the bathrooms!



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Quote Originally Posted by JSmoove View Post
    Let's hope this refresh really helps the place, but for the love of all that is good and holy fix the bathrooms!
    Hahaha, crappy bathrooms are part of what makes campustown bars great. Every time I have to **** into a half-shattered urinal or take a deuce with no stall/door, it really brings me back to the glory days that were college life!



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    There's got to be a more cost effective way to remodel a COLLEGE bar. Hiring a company from Ireland? Seems excessive.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Fix the restrooms? Sounds like a lot of Charlie work.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Although I like this news, my god the Daily continues to suck.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Sounds great. Too bad it will become a **** hole eventually. Should have picked an off campus bar that non-students would want to patronize.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    Although I like this news, my god the Daily continues to suck.
    That may be the worst, and most meaningless, Q&A that's ever been published.

    That said, I loved Paddy's in college...glad to see its still around and getting a face lift.


    Last edited by cycloneworld; 08-09-2013 at 09:25 AM.

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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    That place is an absolute dump along with the rest of the bars on welch. They shoulda just knocked the building down and restarted. I cant imagine how that place passes a health inspection.


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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Quote Originally Posted by cymate View Post
    That place is an absolute dump along with the rest of the bars on welch. They shoulda just knocked the building down and restarted. I cant imagine how that place passes a health inspection.
    Sips and Paddy's combat roach infestation - Iowa State Daily: Business
    It doesn't.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Quote Originally Posted by cymate View Post
    That place is an absolute dump along with the rest of the bars on welch. They shoulda just knocked the building down and restarted. I cant imagine how that place passes a health inspection.
    Pay professionals to clean the building right before the inspection.

    Unfortunately most of those inspections are announced. Some are unannounced...like they all should be.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Crazy, I worked at Sips and helped build Paddies when it opened.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    I was in college when Paddy's opened up. I remember the 1st year was great. Brand new place and unpopulated, it was a "prebar bar" where you could actually go and grab quick beers and carry on a converasation. Year 2 was different, it turned into a party bar with a waiting line. I graduated and havent been in since.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Quote Originally Posted by Antihawk240 View Post
    I was in college when Paddy's opened up. I remember the 1st year was great. Brand new place and unpopulated, it was a "prebar bar" where you could actually go and grab quick beers and carry on a converasation. Year 2 was different, it turned into a party bar with a waiting line. I graduated and havent been in since.
    AJ's just opened and it went through the same transition. Still dirt cheap and "clean" enough for me.



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    Re: Paddy's remodel

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUagger View Post
    AJ's just opened and it went through the same transition. Still dirt cheap and "clean" enough for me.
    AJs????? Where is this bar at? I haven't been to Ames since last football season


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