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Bada Bing! Sports bar is for sale

Bada Bing! is for sale.

Villella's Bada Bing!, a sports bar and restaurant located in the former Union Station, opened for business one year ago.

It was the second site for the business as Bada Bing! expanded from its original Brainerd location.

Chris Villella, a Blackduck native, and co-owner Tracey Gardner opened Bada Bing! in Bemidji in June last year.

Information has been posted online at that says the business is for sale for $460,000.

The owners have other businesses and are downsizing, according to information posted on the Web site.

"Beautiful, historic train station that has been totally renovated," the Web site states. "Located in beautiful downtown Bemidji across the street from Lake Bemidji and the city park, this business is perfect for an owner/ operator."

The business has 6,720 square feet and an additional 3,000 square feet in the basement on .70 acre, the Web site states.

Bada Bing! apparently has closed down. Phone calls went to an unidentified answering machine and the business was not open during the lunch hour on Tuesday.

Villella could not be reached for comment on Tuesday.

Bada Bing! in Brainerd, however, is still open for business.