Earlier this week Community Board 6 approved a liquor license for BBQ Billy’s LLC to open a BBQ spot in the commercial space at rental building 433 3rd Avenue, between 7th and 8th Streets. A whiskey bar called Whiskey Tango Foxtrot was previously planned for the space. Local blog Gowanus Your Face Off shared more details last week: ” If you are not familiar with BBQ Billy’s work then you have no idea what kinda crazy BBQ enthused person the Gowanus community is getting. One look at his website and you’ll know he lives and breathes meat!” The place will be called Fletcher’s, seat about 50, and serve beer, wine, and bourbon. This is the owner’s first restaurant.
New Place on 3rd Ave btw 7th & 8th St [Gowanus Your Face Off]
Whiskey Bar Coming to New 3rd Ave Rental [Brownstoner] GMAP
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