June 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – It looks like a new sports bar will be opening in the former Bagg End Tavern, 1373 N. Main Street.
On Monday the West Bend Common Council approved an Original Class B Combination License for Good Game Hospitality Group LLC, Rally Time Sports Bar.
The new owners are the Festge family. Danny Festge and his dad Scott currently run Rally Time Sports Bar in Saukville.
Calls have been placed to try and get a hold of the Festges. Below is some information from the Rally Time Sports Bar web page.
The Bagg End tavern had been for sale for several years. listed for sale in April 2015. Most recently Adam Williquette with Anderson Commercial Group had listed the property. The data below was posted on LoopNet.com
Below is a story I wrote in April 2015 in Around the Bend about Bagg End going up for sale.
Tavern/ restaurant for sale
A couple of West Bend-based establishments owned by Jeff Retzlaff are for sale. Bagg End tavern, 1373 N. Main Street and Longbranch Saloon, 1800 Barton Ave. Manager Kari Kertscher said Retzlaff lost his wife about two years ago and now he’s looking to sell the businesses and do a little traveling. Retzlaff listed the Bagg End at $299,000 and the Longbranch at $300,000. JSR Holdings LLC purchased the Bagg End in Oct. 1, 2007 for $250,000. Longbranch Saloon was sold to Retz & ZIZ LLC in Nov. 1, 2007 for $385,000.
The final sale price will be posted next week.