MINNEAPOLIS - Bar Abilene in Uptown Minneapolis closed overnight Sunday August 31 after almost 16 years in business. In a note posted on the front door the owners say "Old cowboys never die, they just keep moving on."

The note goes on to thank their employees, customers and the Uptown community. Bar Abilene was owned by Sam and Sylvia Kaplan.

A tweet from the bar's account announced the closing around midnight:

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