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After spending 17 years as the bartender at the Resort at the Longboat Key Club, Karl Raffurty opened Old School Bar & Grill with the help of a Nashville business owner.


As seen in the Sarasota Observer:

Raising the Bar

by David Conway | News Editor
Bar and music venue coming to Main Street

Karl Raffurty says he grew up watching “Cheers” and that he always wanted to be Sam Malone.

Now, minus the major-league experience, his dream is about to become a reality.

Raffurty, who spent 17 years as a bartender at the Resort at the Longboat Key Club, is opening his own bar and grill, Old School, Thursday, Sept. 5. The bar, located at 1991 Main St., will also serve as a music venue and be open until 2 a.m. daily. READ MORE >>


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