Boss Tweed’s Saloon Won’t be Returning to Essex Street

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 at 5:00 am by

Today in news that won’t surprise, we can report that Boss Tweed’s Saloon will not be returning to Essex Street. The City Marshals came to the long-shuttered nightclub and seized the space on behalf of the landlord.

Boss Tweed’s barely survived its reboot, having spent five months in the wild before a 20-year-old Jersey girl passed out in the bathroom after a night of drinking (and was locked there until morning) last July. That incident, and the factor of underage drinking, was enough for the authorities to raid the joint in a multiagency sting several days later.

They were hit with some two dozen various violations and never recovered. However, to retain the value of the investment (i.e. a licensed address), the liquor license was reportedly placed in safe keeping last September under the guise of “critical repairs,” according to the State Liquor Authority.

So, it’s only a matter of time before the space becomes another bar…

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