What are the stories at Colesante's Tavern?

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Colesante's Tavern has been a Watertown staple since it opened in 1933, the same year Prohibition ended.

Join Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott as we talk to George Colesante, the second-generation owner of the bar, has been there for almost all of it. He started out working for his father before he took over the bar himself.

George is a collector of objects, and as we found out, also a collector of great stories. Listen in as he shares stories of life behind the bar and the many things he and his bar have seen through the years.

Credits:Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Intro music is "Nobody Calls It San Fran" by Coyote Hearing. Outro music is "The Papergirl" by The Whole Other.

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Read Chris Brock's article on Colesante's Tavern and visit nny360.com for more, including photos and one more audio extra.

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