Friday, July 10, 2020
Checking in on the Parkside Lounge
Text and photos by Stacie Joy
When we last checked in on the Parkside Lounge in April, owner Christopher Lee shared his story of recovering from COVID-19.
The corner bar on Houston and Attorney opened for take-home drinks on July 3, and debuted a small area for curbside seating on the Fourth of July.
On the July 4 holiday, Lee created the day’s special (the Thirsty Patriot, a vodka and soda drink) and taped up signs on the newly built outdoor seating. The local artist who built it, Joe Kay of Six Quarter Studio, stopped by for a beer and some last-minute adjustments. Soon, the first customers begin to arrive...
[Lucille the bartender]
Parkside’s hours are flexible right now. You can keep an eye on the bar's Instagram for updates.
Previously on EV Grieve:
• Parkside Lounge owner Christopher Lee talks about his recovery from COVID-19