Blue Seats Painted White

Posted on: August 13th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

Whatever grieving period there might have been for the late Blue Seats, it is decidedly drawing to a close.  Indeed, rather than continue to sport a morbid black storefront, the powers-that-be at 157 Ludlow chose to paint the facade all white.

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The Blue Seats concept didn’t last too long on the Lower East Side.  It opened in July 2007 to incredible hype, but was quickly placed on death watch by Eater just months later.  Over the years, ownership tried numerous tactics to survive (e.g. menu changes), but nothing worked.  So they closed the operation this past April, and have been scouting midtown locations ever since.

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[May 2009]

News also broke at the time that management was looking to open another bar in the same Ludlow space.  Indeed, something is definitely brewing behind those newspaper-laden windows…

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