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Dana Point bar sparks furor over 'green cards' and an inflatable wall for Cinco de Mayo

Emily Alpert Reyes
Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2017

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Bar owner Paul Hennessey says he wanted to get people talking.

To mark Cinco de Mayo, his Dana Point bar set up an inflatable wall for patrons to climb over — and handed out “green cards” that guaranteed one free drink to those who clambered to the top.

Since then, Hennessey’s Tavern has gotten angry phone calls. Yelp reviewers have called the Cinco de Mayo event disgusting, tasteless and racist.

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