‘RPM’ Debuts at Old Lolita Spot on Broome Street

Posted on: September 12th, 2013 at 5:12 am by

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Lolita Bar is now “RPM”

Local art dive Lolita Bar closed for good roughly five weeks ago, never to reopen. Those accordion shutters remained locked during the interim period. You see, owner Katie Kutscher cashed out and sold the assets to Matthew Kelly of nearby Marshall Stack. And now the new place is ready.

Yesterday morning, we noticed that the familiar pink neon was removed from the window and the glass itself wiped clean. Wouldn’t you know it, by nightfall, the beers were flowing. We hear that this latest incarnation at 266 Broome Street is called RPM (paperwork not yet finalized), and that much of the interior decor will remain as it was. Though it certainly would be nice to have an additional bathroom in there.

The goal here is also to introduce food into the equation – American-style snacks. That’s what was pitched to CB3, anyway.

All looks kosher on the SLA website … the on-premise liquor license is active as of last week . Game on.

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Pink neon is gone

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