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Monea Johnson and Ryan Eskierka sit in their newly-renovated Papa B's Lounge at 1580 32nd Street. The site had been the Loch Ness Lounge, owned and run by Johnson's father, Bernie Leverty, for 35 years before he passed away. All traces of the former strip club are gone as Johnson and Eskierka strive to make Papa B's a more family-friendly place.

New Papa B's Lounge aiming for family market

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The new Papa B's Lounge doesn't look a thing like its predecessor.

That's what the new owners are aiming for.

Papa B's Lounge is in the former Loch Ness Lounge at 1580 32nd Street, near the St. Croix National Golf Club off Highway 64 near Somerset.


Bernie Leverty owned the Loch Ness Lounge for 35 years before passing away March 2009. It was a well-known strip club for many years, but that is all in the past.

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