A new awning was installed just in time for the restaurant's annual St. Patrick's Day Street Festival.
Dunedin's only Irish pub's new look is fresh and bold. A bright white triangular awning with bold orange and green lettering now pops out over the entrance of Flanagan's Irish Pub in place of the classic forest green one with posts. The exterior also got a fresh paint job. The Cooney family, pub owners, dismantled the classic Flanagan's awning in December 2011 in an effort to get the restaurant up to code for adding outdoor dining. The new awning was installed just in time for the restaurant's annual St. Patrick's Day Street Festival on March 16 and 17. Sign up for the free Dunedin Patch email newsletter to stay connected to your community. Related Coverage:
Philip and Tammy Renaud are the new proprietors of both the Dunedin Smokehouse and The Living Room in downtown Dunedin.
Opportunity knocked twice for Philip Renaud and wife Tammy. The couple recently acquired The Living Room and The Dunedin Smokehouse restaurants on Main Street in downtown Dunedin. Renaud has worked for the last 12 years in the Boston area as a wine consultant and restaurant designer specializing in custom wine cellars. He said a few years ago he and his wife started looking to acquire their own restaurant. The couple's dream was to find "a small place near the water on Florida’s west coast," where he could feature some of his special recipes and share his love of good wine. The couple started their search along the Sunshine State’s Gulf coast, looking at places from Clearwater to Fort Myers. Fate had bigger ideas. In October, he was able …