Sports bar set for Galaxie

A new sports bar will open in early January on the ground floor of the Galaxie high-rise on East Washington Avenue in Madison.

LJ’s Sports Tavern & Grill will reportedly occupy 4,500 square feet of space and offer 21 televisions.

It is owned by and named after John “Little John” Kavanaugh, son of Esquire Club owner “Big John” Kavanaugh. The other business partners are Jim Kinney and the men’s wives, Patricia Kinney and Sarah Kavanaugh, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.