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9 classic U.S. dive bars

POSTED: 11:20 AM Jul 03 2013

What makes a classic dive bar? Decades of history and a lot of character.

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What makes a classic dive bar? According to CNN, it's a neighborhood standby with decades of history and everything from octogenarian bartenders and surly bouncers to pooping chickens and giggling ghosts. Here's a look at nine of the diviest bars in the country:

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