Vitucci's Cocktail Lounge closes its doors after 85 years

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A beloved institution on Milwaukee's North Avenue is permanently closed.

Vitucci's, known as the "East Side's Cocktail Lounge," was founded in 1934.

It stayed in the family for 85 years. 

The bar's manager, Angelo Vitucci, said on the bar's Facebook page that he wanted to move on from the business.

The building is being sold for about $1.3 million.

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