James Gandolfini used to own Oneonta restaurant

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - James Gandolfini is also being remembered locally for his ties to Otsego County.

In April of 2002, Gandolfini helped launch a bar, called "The Vines," in Oneonta that he and his friend owned together.

He was there in person for opening night, pouring drinks and posing for photos.

The restaurant is no longer open, closing down two years ago.

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