The bar started as Joe's on the Hill shortly after end of prohibition in the 1930's. Joe Cardinale sold bar to a group in 1979 under the name of Klonsky's after it's principal investor Alan Klonsky. Blooms was purchased in 1982 with a group of friends and has run since then. It was extensively remodeled in 1982 including new bathrooms and a sprinkler system. Alvin and Rico have worked there since the opening. Sheila is over 20 years, Gene Nigel over 10; Marek the newcomer at 6 or so years.