Lapa Irish Pub Under New Ownership

By Blake Sherman, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Entrepreneur and American expatriate, Bob Fetterman, has recently purchased his second bar in Rio, buying the Lapa Irish Pub from previous Brazilian ownership. The Irish-themed pub is located under the famous arches in Lapa, and since opened in April 2009, has added a new dynamic to the samba-filled streets.

Fetterman first gained knowledge of the pub being for sale during the purchasing process of the Rio Bohemia Hostel, which was bought with partners Tom McGraw (U.S.) and Carlos Molina (from Chile). The hostel is in the same building . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?