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Sudden Closure of Kokomo’s Sports Bar & Grill

Kokomo’s Sports Bar & Grill in Carlisle has permanently closed without prior notice to employees or customers. Previously, the property at 1582 Holly Pike was listed for sale in December 2023 for $1,250,000 after relocating from Lewisberry, where a new sports bar named Horn Pub has since opened.

Employees, including former worker Aviaun Evans, a mother of three, were initially promised a three-month notice in the event of a closure due to sale, a commitment that was not fulfilled. The staff learned of the closure at the end of their shifts on June 30, while the bar’s social media presence has since been deactivated.

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