Sweet Grapes Wine Bar to Open Within Four Weeks

Posted on: August 30th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

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Over the weekend, the security gates were raised at 39 Essex Street, now home to Sweet Grapes Wine Bar.  A handful of people were congregated inside, talking and watching TV on the fresh LCD screen. We were told that the new drinking establishment will begin serving once the licensing paperwork arrives, expected within three to four weeks.  This puts the opening just a month past schedule.

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Sweet Grapes occupies the former Flowers on Essex storefront (now at 365 Grand), and seems to boast a romantically rustic setting, complete with exposed brick, dim lighting, and dangling plastic grapevine foliage.  The grapevine theme continues outside with more plastic greenery hanging from the newly-installed wooden frame.

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