Miami-Dade Scully Tavern announces closure after 32 years
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida – After the death of its owner, one of Miami-Dade County’s most popular sports bars has closed.
Scully Tavern owner Chris Hirsh died in September after a “brief illness which resulted in a two-week stay in the intensive care unit,” a Gofundme page created after his death said.
His wife, Cass, announced on social media this week that she has decided to shut down her business after her husband’s death and her own “physical limitations” after falling down the stairs of her home last year, se injuring the back.
“It was the most difficult decision I have ever had to make, especially without my beloved Chris by my side,” Cass wrote in a statement. “I am terribly saddened to have to make this announcement, but since Chris passed away and my physical limitations from the accident last year, I have found myself unable to continue.”
The Scully’s Tavern was located in the Shoppes of Sunset Place and even caught the attention of Guy Fieri, who featured the bar on his shows “Diners, Drive-In’s and Dives”, “Guy’s Grocery Games” and “Guy’s Family Road. Trip. âHe was also featured on DIY Network’sâ The Vanilla Ice Project â.
Cass said she was âforever grateful to our loyal and unwavering staff who have kept us open for over 32 years.
âFrom the bottom of my heart, I want to thank our incredibly valuable patrons, some of whom have become long-time friends, for their continued support, business and friendship. “
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