Contact Us

Rosemary’s Greenpoint Tavern closing at the end of the month

This is a really sad one: Rosemary’s Greenpoint Tavern, which has been serving up affordable drinks on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg since the ’50s, will close at the end February, according to Brooklyn Based. It’s one of the true landmarks of Bedford stop Williamsburg, once known for their cheap giant beers in styrofoam cups and holiday decorations. While things changed dramatically on Bedford, it remained one of the few no-bullshit places to drink in the neighborhood. Brooklyn Based also says that Rosemary Bleday, who is 86 and has tended bar for most of the time GPT’s been open, is currently in the hospital — we wish her a speedy recovery.

People use “end of an era” a lot, but Rosemary’s closing definitely feels like a loss for Williamsburg. We’ll miss it. Their last day open is February 28.

Meanwhile: Enid’s in Greenpoint will close after 20 years in business in March.

There’s still Turkey’s Nest.

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!