Vasmay Vanishes

Posted on: August 26th, 2008 at 9:29 am by

Strolling along E. Houston the other night, I noticed the notable LES dive Vasmay Lounge was dark. The gates were drawn and those abominable “Store for Rent” signs plagued the musty windows. I returned in daylight to read the always-confusing DOB work permits. If I deciphered the construction-speak properly, those flamboyant blood-red bricks will soon be replaced with “new storefront for existing store at first floor” [DOB]. In all likelihood, we can probably expect a trendy establishment operating behind an all-glass facade.

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Vasmay Lounge opened in 2005 as part of the Nice Guy Eddies/Library monopoly, and was itself a replacement for the notable lesbian watering hole Meow Mix [link].

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[Meow Mix, via Gamma Blog]

UPDATE: EV Grieve has past coverage [link]

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