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Watch a Floating Restaurant Get Towed Up the Ohio River

Waterfront, a floating restaurant near Cincinnati, broke free of its moorings on Friday and floated 100 feet down the Ohio River — with 83 diners on board. That is not supposed to happen. They were rescued by "a makeshift gangplank of ladders and ropes" over the course of several hours. Sounds exciting?

Tugboats kept it from moving farther downriver and eventually towed it back from whence it came (ie, up the river). Owner Jeff Ruby is unsure he'll reopen as the accident caused six-figures worth of damages. Watch below as locals gather on shore to watch the gigantic restaurant being pulled upstream.

Video: Cincinnati's Waterfront Restaurant Is Towed Upriver

· 83 Rescued From Ky. Eatery That Floated Downstream [AP]
· Cincinnati's Waterfront Restaurant Is Towed Upriver [YouTube]

The Waterfront

14 Pete Rose Pier Covington, KY 41011

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