Clos Wine Bar Materializes at 64 Kenmare

Posted on: February 25th, 2013 at 6:28 am by
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Those florescent orange double-doors did little to attract business, and the Ramdane boutique at 64 Kenmare ultimately closed. It was a short-lived retail experiment, spanning barely a year. Now the storefront is painted dark and further upscaled as a tableless wine bar called “Clos.” A lone flag above the entrance marks the identity.

Community Board 2 dropped a hammer on the Clos application last September, denying for myriad reasons, including the presence of three licenses at this same address and twenty-two within five hundred feet. The committee then suggested a handful of stipulations should the State Liquor Authority consider granting privileges. For instance, never seeking a full liquor upgrade nor sidewalk cafe during the life of the business.

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As of publication, however, the wine and beer license is still pending. Official opening also remains an unknown.

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