Thursday, April 16, 2015
Report: 169 Bar will remain open
Now, though, comes word via The Lo-Down that owner Charles Hanson agreed to pay a few thousand dollars in fines and add several safeguards, such as an electronic scanner.
Per DNAinfo, who first reported on the story: "Authorities caught the East Broadway bar selling beer to minors twice last year when underage auxiliary officers bought two cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon on Nov. 19, 2014 and two cans of Miller Lite the next day, court documents show."
A 169 Bar lawyer countered that the ID used by the NYPD auxiliary officer was fake, thus making the alleged police operation unlawful," The Lo-Down reported.
Anyway, it's all worked out now, probably, as a judge dismissed the case this morning for the bar at 169 East Broadway off of Essex Street.
Image via the 169 Bar website