The owners of Zimmy's, a Bob Dylan-themed restaurant in Hibbing, Minnesota where Dylan grew up announced on Thursday that they would be closing after 30 years of business. The announcement follows months of struggles with tax delinquency, which led to the loss of Zimmy's liquor license. Though they initially tried to stay afloat by adding a delivery service, specialty coffees, and breakfast items, it wasn't enough.
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"It is true, we had to close our doors today," chef Audrey Johnson told Duluth News Tribune. "We lost our liquor license in January, and without a license in Hibbing you can't cover certain costs. ... Having the license attracts a lot of customers."More »