After one of the lengthiest and nastiest neighborhood liquor fights in years, embattled Soho restaurant Lola finally closed its doors last Friday.
Owners Tom and Gayle Patrick-Odeen had been banging heads with the bar-battling Soho Alliance over alcohol service and live music at their 192-seat, 3,300-square-foot eatery on Watts Street since 2004.
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Embattled Soho restaurant Lola will just have to make do without live music, the State Liquor Authority informed the eatery’s owners on Thursday.
Proprietors Tom and Gayle Patrick-Odeen have said that their business—which has been the subject of a nasty, three-and-a-half-year legal dispute with neighbors, who have protested the place’s right to sell booze—is Read More
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Sean Sweeney isn’t planning on dining at Lola anytime soon.
“I don’t want spittle in my grits,” he said.
Indeed, Mr. Sweeney probably would be persona non grata at the controversial soul-food restaurant at 15 Watts Street in Read More