Forum staff reports, Published July 08 2013
Timeline of history of Coach's buildingMOORHEAD – Here is a timeline of important dates in the history of 617 Center Ave. in Moorhead:
- 1940 – building is constructed (according to Moorhead city records).
- 1976 – Trader and Trapper restaurant opens.
- 1995 – Trader and Trapper, also known as the T&T, opens its own microbrewery.
- 1999 – Trader and Trapper closes.
It was a restaurant at the time and it had a downstairs lounge and a microbrewery. The lounge had been a popular nightspot among local college students for many years.
- 2001 – Coach’s Sports Pub and Buffet opens in the former Trader and Trapper building.
- 2004 – Jason Reinhardt is found dead at a Moorhead fraternity after friends say he had 15 shots at Coach’s on his 21st birthday.
- 2005 – Coach’s closes after the city of Moorhead declines to renew its liquor license.