The Bookmark: New book on the secrets of Augie's Bar

  • by: Wire services
  • Updated: February 16, 2013 - 4:07 PM

“Augie’s Secrets: The Minneapolis Mob and the King of the Hennepin Strip,” by Neal Karlen, will be published in April by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. In the book, Karlen tells the story of his great-uncle, Augie Ratner, proprietor of Augie’s Theater Lounge and Bar on Hennepin Avenue, and of the folks who gathered there in the 1940s and ’50s.

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