This image courtesy of Sloppy Joe's Bar, shows a copy of a 1933 menu from Sloppy Joe's, a Havana celebrity hangout. Sloppy Joe's will be reopened in February 2013 by the state-owned tourism company ... more 
This image courtesy of Sloppy Joe's Bar, shows a copy of a 1933 menu from Sloppy Joe's, a Havana celebrity hangout. 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) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sloppy Joe's Bar
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 9:14 PM EST