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Eateries , bars beckon visitors to downtown Anderson
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Eateries , bars beckon visitors to downtown Anderson

STORY BY PHIL BEEBE
One city official calls it an evolution . A manager at one of the eateries says life in downtown Anderson is “ coming back .”
Options to eat and enjoy a drink in Anderson are growing , and there ’ s a new vibe , particularly on weekend nights in the downtown area .
“ One thing we ' ve seen in the last five years or so is kind of an evolution in downtown Anderson ," says Clayton Whitson , president and CEO of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce .
Take Meridian Street , south of 12th Street , for example . Kroakerheads sits at the intersection with 13th , and a block north of that is Kettletop Brewery and The Usual Suspects Cigar Bar .
Kettletop and The Usual Suspects have the same owner , while operating
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