Reciprocal Skateboards Opening ‘Jackbar’ Pinball Spot in Williamsburg

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 at 5:13 am by
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Pinball nerds around the city still mourn the loss of Satellite Lounge in Williamsburg, which served its last drunken game sesh in mid-July. The silver-lining here is that an East Village favorite is actually taking over. The beloved skateshop that doubles as a pinball haven.

That’s right. Reciprocal Skateboards – presently located at 402 East Eleventh Street – decided to purchase the business at 143 Havemeyer from owner Rob Sacher. Apparently Sacher, former jefe at legendary Luna Lounge, wanted out of the bar business, and found people who will do the concept justice. The new kid is called Jackbar.

We popped by for some pinball at Reciprocal last week and learned that Jackbar is on course for an opening sometime in the next few weeks. Progress on that front can be viewed on the bar’s Facebook page.

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[Photo: Jackbar]

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