The Draft to Open at 157 Ludlow

Posted on: September 15th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

It didn’t take long for a replacement watering hole to seize control of the former Blue Seats space at 157 Ludlow.  Five months after the high-end sports venture shuttered, a bar called The Draft is taking its place. Which explains the increased activity around the site, including the new paint job.

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Yesterday afternoon, one-third of the security gates were drawn, offering a clear view of the nearly completed establishment. And the layout is much different from the Draft’s predecessor.  While there still are a number of flat screens for sporting events, the antisocial nature of the booths is gone. Instead, it’s the standard tables and stools.

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The Draft offers a pretty sizable menu alongside its tap options.  Everything from pizza to wieners and wings.  Meanwhile, cocktails cost between $6 and $12, and carry names like “Putting on the Ritz,” “The Real McCoy,” and “Mrs. Grundy.”

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We were told by one of the employees onsite that the Draft will start pouring next Friday.

The Draft, 157 Ludlow Street, (212) 777-7708

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