August 14, 2008 | Chuck Clark – The Birmingham News
Louis Zaden, whose Lou’s Pub & Package Store is a fixture in the Lakeview district, has died, according to co-workers. Zaden was 59.
A bouquet of flowers hung on the door of Lou’s Pub this morning. Mourners gathered outside Lou’s Pub in Lakeview where flowers were put at the entrance after owner Lou Zaden passed away.
The bar, named last year by Esquire Magazine as one of the Best Bars in America, celebrated its 21st anniversary on Aug. 1, 2008.