Our Story



It all started in 1983 with an ad in the local newspaper. Charlie Kosten was a man with a big idea, but needed financial backing. His dream – to open a bar in Morgantown. A native of Cape May, NJ, Charlie wanted a bar with a beachside feel, but one that still captured the spirit of WVU. A local banker, Chip Malone, saw the ad and jumped on the opportunity.