A Brooklyn couple, as well as the owner of Pete’s Candy Store in Williamsburg, are working on opening a bar at 1088 Fulton Street, between Classon and Franklin avenues. The bar will be called Doris and currently it’s about 80 percent built out. Once opened, there will be eight beers on tap, a selection of imported and American bottled beer, wine and a cocktail menu. But so far, the infrastructure work the owners have put into the space ended up running through most of the budget and taking longer than expected. Right now they are looking for investors and have also set up a GoFundMe page to raise the remaining funds needed. The money will go toward stereo equipment, building out the booths and other finishing touches. With the funding, the bar will be able to open in about six to eight weeks.
All We Wanna Do is Serve You a Drink! [GoFundMe] GMAP
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