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Reliving ‘The Last Days at Mars Bar’ with Hank Penza [VIDEO]

Last modified April 21, 2016 at 1:53 pm

It’s been six months since former Mars Bar patriarch, Hank Penza, passed away. He was 82. And almost five years since his establishment shuttered. One of his closest confidantes, Jenny Woodward, had access to Penza (one of the few, actually) during the final weeks before Mars Bar closed in 2011. She filmed loads of conversations […]

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Beloved Mars Bar Owner Hank Penza Dies at 82

Posted November 5, 2015 at 5:03 am

Word came down the pike yesterday that beloved bar owner Hank Penza passed away this week at the age of 82. While you may not have known the man, you most likely knew his establishment. Two words – Mars Bar. Clayton Patterson shared the sad news on social media, and noted simply, “He was one […]