This Week in Boozing


It’s Thursday. It’s practically the weekend. It’s time to start boozing. Here’s the latest news to help you prepare for imbibing:

Sasha Petraske’s absinthe bar, White Star (21 Essex Street), will now deign to serve classic cocktails .
[Urban Daddy]

If you’re the sort of person who cares about drinking the trendy drink, apparently you should ditch the mojito and order a pisco sour.
[NY Daily News]

The guys behind bobo clothing boutique Oak are planning to open a bar in Greenpoint. What’s a girl to wear?

British clothing chain Topshop hoped their upcoming Soho outpost would also be a bar, but the community board says it would deny the store a liquor license.

Tasty LES asian tapas spot, Kuma Inn (113 Ludlow Street), has been granted a liquor license, so it’s BYOB policy will likely soon be a thing of the past.
[Grub Street]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 15, 2009

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