Actor Justin Theroux is Opening a Bar Called ‘Ray’s’ on Chrystie Street

Posted on: July 18th, 2019 at 5:05 am by

Actor Justin Theroux is opening a new bar on the Lower East Side.

Ray’s – not to be confused with Famous Ray’s Pizza or Ray’s Candy Store – is the name of the Chrystie Street bar. It takes the space previously occupied by Le Turtle, which closed back in January.

Theroux, who was married to Jennifer Aniston, announced the news on his Instagram earlier this week while sitting beside his dog (Kuma).

“Hey New York City. Kuma and I are opening a bar with a couple friends called Ray’s. Because sometimes you wanna go where nobody knows your name,” Theroux said.

Ray’s begins service tomorrow at 177 Chrystie.

And it also appears that the Turtle crew, including Freemans’ Taavo Somer and Smile’s Carlos Quirarte, are partners in the new venture.

So much for any community notice regarding this alteration.

[h/t Eater]

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