After the Flood
Businesses reopen at South U and Forest
From the July, 2014 issue
The entire southwest corner of South U and Forest shut down in mid-December when a pipe burst in a second-floor office. In mid-April, the Blue Leprechaun and its related underground bar, the Study Hall Lounge, opened again. Manager Mike Gradillas said "everything has been completely redone"--in fact, not only redone, but basically duplicated. And no one lost their jobs: "insurance covered the essential employees," and the "non-essential" waiters were shuffled over to the Brown Jug, also owned by Perry Porikos.