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Popular Raleigh BBQ restaurant celebrates 75 years

Posted March 9, 2013 9:44 p.m. EST

Cooper's BBQ celebrated its 75th birthday Saturday afternoon with a barbecue fundraiser and party on Davie Street in downtown Raleigh.

Opened in 1938 by Clyde Cooper, the restaurant has become a landmark in downtown Raleigh.

Saturday's party celebrated that accomplishment while at the same time raising money for the Wake County SPCA.