R.I.P. Tom Clemons, bar founder and operator extraordinaire

R.I.P. Tom Clemons, bar founder and operator extraordinaire
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Tom Clemons lived a full and rich life, and localism was at his very core. Clemons opened and operated bars, and mercifully did it the old-school way, drawing inspiration from his own heart, mind and soul, while mercifully sparing us references to “concepts” and “hospitality groups.”

For this alone, Clemons would deserve a memorial toast, and maybe two, but as one might expect, there is far more to the story of a life well lived. ...Read more