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A hand-written sign in the door Tuesday said "Whitey's Steak and Seafood is closed."

Whitey's Café in EGF sells in auction; to be reopened

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EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The auction of Whitey's Café on Sunday went fast, say those with seats at the bidding in the legendary but failed-of-late restaurant and bar in downtown East Grand Forks.


Only a handful of bidders were invited in, although at least one other was turned away at the door because he hadn't registered earlier.

David Gerszewski, a partner with Greg Stennes and Wayne Davis, organized and conducted the oral auction Sunday.

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