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FRANCIS CANTEEN TO CLOSE NEW YEAR’S EVE

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A WELL KNOWN SIOUX CITY BUSINESS IS CLOSING ITS DOORS.
RANDY GROETKEN, WHO MANAGES FRANCIS CANTEEN ON HISTORIC 4TH STREET, SAYS HE IS CLOSING THE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS AT THE END OF THE MONTH.

GROETKEN’S FATHER, FRANCIS, ORIGINALLY STARTED THE BUSINESS IN 1961, WHICH HAS ALWAYS BEEN LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC 4TH DISTRICT:


OC……..IN 85. :15

THOSE EARLY DAYS HAD AN EMPHASIS ON PAPERBACK BOOKS, MAGAZINES, AND COMIC BOOKS:


OC………WHAT IT IS TODAY. :15

GROETKEN’S FAMILY HAS OWNED THE CURRENT 4TH AND VIRGINIA LOCATION SINCE 1973, AND SAYS THE TIME IS RIGHT TO MOVE ON TO OTHER OPPORTUNITIES:


OC……..A FEW OTHER THINGS. ;23

FRANCIS CANTEEN WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON NEW YEAR’S EVE.