3920 Calumet Ave.

Van’s Drive-In – Tuesday, July 21, 1964. Ray Van Ells was celebrating his third anniversary in business when this photo was taken. Image courtesy of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Wenzel’s Perfect World – July 2010. Van’s Liquor is being transformed into a bar. Grand Opening near Labor Day 2010.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – July 2010. Rich “Wenzel” Krueger stands in his liquor store in the early phase of transformation into a tavern.

Van’s Liquor – July 2010. It was nice while it lasted.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Labor Day Weekend 2010. Owner Rich Krueger stands inside the “work in progress” interior.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Labor Day Weekend 2010. Looking across the room toward the bar.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Labor Day Weekend 2010. New bar area being finished off for the grand opening later in September.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Labor Day Weekend 2010. The new business sign.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Opened for business on Friday, September 24, 2010 at approx. 11 a.m.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Friday, October 1, 2010. Owner Rich Krueger behind the bar.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – Friday, October 1, 2010 – front sign.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – November 22, 2011. Rich Krueger – da barkeep on duty.

Wenzel’s Perfect World – November 22, 2011.

WPW – 5-17-15.

EXTERIOR SIGN 5-17-15