ALBANY — The Smokin’ Bull Bar will open next month at 53 North Lake Avenue at Washington. That’s the location that once housed the notorious Long Branch, which closed after charges of underage drinking on the premises.
The owners, identified in their application for a state liquor license as Pulver’s Pub LLC, got a written recommendation from Anton Konev, who represents the neighborhood on the Common Council. The wording of his letter makes it rather obvious what the problems were during the Long Branch’s run.
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