Winter Hours = Closed on Mondays :(

Sorry to say, but the winter time is cold and slow! Sam selfishly wants to have one day off a week, so we will be CLOSED on Mondays until mid march.

Sorry for the inconvenience!

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backbar is CLOSED 12/24 + 12/25 + 12/26

Happy Holidays! We’ll be closed for a few days to relax with family and hope you do too! 

We’ll be open on Tuesday with Mel as a GUEST BARTENDER!

We’ll be of course open for New Year’s Eve (two different parties, you can buy tickets here: at ) 

We’ll also be CLOSED on 1/1  +  1/2 so the staff can properly ring in the new year themselves!

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Winter Menu is Here!

Come try out our brand new winter menu!

We’re featuring EGG NOG this week!

We will be CLOSED 12/24 – 12/27

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with us!

Once again we’ll have our annual two parties! Buy your tickets before we sell out!

Pre-Party-Punch-Party! 5:30 to 8:30! $40!

Ring in the New Year! 9 to midnight! $80!

(ticket prices goes towards tokens to use for food and drink)

you can buy tickets here

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CLOSED until 7:30 tonight! Saturday 10/29

backbar is closed for a private party until 7:30 tonight!

We’ll see you at 7:30! In the mean time enjoy National Cat Day! #caturday

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