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Roadside Taverns Midwest


Oasis Bar & Grill
Muncie, IN
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Check out this roadside sign at the Oasis Bar & Grill. A Muncie, IN icon, the Oasis features a roadside sign with little neon monkeys climbing up to the top of the palm tree. The business appears to have been around for over 50 years as the sign itself states "where friends meet since 1952". 11-10



Latham Tap
Rockford, IL
Photo courtesy Kelly Sullivan

Here's another tap located in Rockford, IL. Latham's advertises itself as a neighborhood bar and grill. Daily specials doesn't hurt either. 07-11



Rocky's Tap
Loves Park, IL
Photo courtesy Kelly Sullivan

Check out Rocky's Loves Park Tap, located in the town of the same name. From the looks of things, this is a popular hangout with various hosted events from time to time. 07-11



North Main Tavern
Rockford, IL
Photo courtesy Kelly Sullivan

Many of the old roadside bars and taverns feature the old signage to try and get guzzlers to drop in after a long hot day... or any day for that matter. The North Main Tavern still features a faded out sign on a faded out day. 07-11



Rockford, IL
Photo courtesy Kelly Sullivan

This brewery looks like it's a more recent business that now occupies an old building. 07-11











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