Associated Press
This image courtesy of Sloppy Joe's Bar, shows a pamphlet featuring the original owner of Sloppy Joe's Bar, Jose Abeal Otero, left, and his partner Valentin Garcia. Sloppy Joe's will be reopened in February 2013 by the state-owned tourism company Habaguanex, part of an ambitious revitalization project by the Havana City Historian's Office, which since the 1990's has transformed block after block of crumbling ruins into rehabilitated buildings along vibrant cobblestone streets. Sloppy Joe's was founded in 1918 by a Galician immigrant named Jose Abeal Otero who purchased a grocery store in Old Havana after years of tending bar in New Orleans and Miami. Legend has it the sobriquet comes from the place's grubbiness and Abeal's American nickname, Joe. (AP Photo/Sloppy Joe's Bar)

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