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Doors Close on Essex St. Pub

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Word is that the SLA closed down the venerable Essex St. Pub yesterday. Apparently, while recently deceased Peter Goretti had partners in his other two operations, the Tralf and Showplace Theatre, the Pub was a sole proprietorship. With Peter gone there is no longer a proprietor to hold a liquor license. It was bad enough losing Peter, now one of the city’s most colorful watering spots is gone, as well.


  • Macky

    “Viva La The Essex St. Pub.”
    The bar was closed for a couple of days while some technicalities were worked out. The license is secure. We are open now and we hope to man the helm for at least another 22 years. Also, Let me take this time to Thank everyone for their support during these trying times. Pete’s family really appreciates it. come on down and belly up with Pete any time.