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"Lakeside Lounge has been sold and will be closing at the end of April. After just over fifteen years in business, the bar that defined oldschool East Village cool will be replaced by a gentrifier whiskey joint, no doubt with $19 artisanal cocktails and hedge fund nebbishes trying to pick up on sorostitutes when their boyfriends are puking in the bathroom - or out of it."EV Grieve points out that this news comes just eight months after the closing of East Village bar Banjo Jim's. (which reminds me, what's up with Kate's Joint?)
Meanwhile, stop by Lakeside Lounge, not to be confused with Parkside one more time. Check out their final two-week schedule below...