It was a place my wife always wondered about along U.S. 24 in Huntington. Though the script-lettered sign for Mecates sat back a ways off the road, it was visible to passers-by and it drew us in.
Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown for the late pop star.
I wasn't looking for a bargain as I made my way down the stone steps into the dark basement that is home to Bourbon Street Hideaway.

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