Bowery Ale House Eyeing 168 Bowery

Posted on: September 14th, 2011 at 6:09 am by

It’s not too much of a stretch to maintain that the loss of lingering lighting stores on the Bowery will ultimately result in the rise of the all-too-familiar tenant trifecta. That of nightlife, boutiques, and/or galleries. The scene is already unfolding that way, thanks in part to the slow-going Wyndham Garden Hotel and the recent Kenmare effect (i.e. the recent upscaling). Another case in point – 168 Bowery.

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Exclusive Lighting gave up the ghost here four months ago, with 168 Bowery struggling to fill the space. Until now. A new venture dubbed Bowery Ale House has its eyes squarely on the cornershop, and plans to appear before Community Board 2 tomorrow night to plead its case for a full on-premise liquor license.

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Being situated on a newfound goldmine here at the corner of Kenmare, it’s not too surprising that more nightlife would sprout here.

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