SLA Reinstates SET LES Liquor License

Posted on: October 13th, 2020 at 5:04 am by

Photo: Marvin Alvarez

Two months after the state came down hard on SET LES for coronavirus related violations, the Hell Square haunt is back on the scene.

The State Liquor Authority last week reinstated the liquor license at 127 Ludlow Street on an appeal from ownership. We’re told that the business settled on a fine of $30,000, allowing for the Thursday reopening.

The SLA canceled the license of SET LES back in August, which had been suspended in July for coronavirus-related violations related to patron partying without masks or distancing. Ownership attempted to settle the matter at the time for a $25,000 penalty (i.e. a “conditional no-contest plea”), but the counter was denied by the state.

The bar apparently defeated that judgment on appeal.

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