New York Shitty Day Ender: A New Cafe On Franklin?

December 18, 2009 by
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

105 franklin

Yes folks, if this notice for a liquor license hearing (which has long since come to pass) in the window is any indication we’re slated to get another eatery at 105 Franklin Street. I researched the applicant, VPC Projects LLC, and all I could find is this restaurant bar will be called Veronica. Anyone have the 411 about this place? If so, please share via comments. Thanks!

Miss Heather

UPDATE, 12/20/2009: It has been brought to my attention that this establishment will, in fact, be a bar and the people behind it operate a watering hole in Manhattan called “Heathers” (see comments). This begs the question as to when and where they will open a third venue called “Jason Dean”. I won’t even go into the drink specials

I can only hope one of their cocktails will be “a Norwegian in the boiler room”— because I am not drinking anything blue coming from “Veronica”.


6 Comments on New York Shitty Day Ender: A New Cafe On Franklin?

  1. MaineBarnCat on Fri, 18th Dec 2009 6:40 pm
  2. I’m curious about those repeated brick in-fill areas on the building fronts. Were these once storefronts, or what?

  3. missheather on Fri, 18th Dec 2009 6:43 pm
  4. Yes, these were once commercial storefronts. They were converted to residential and many now are reverting back to commercial space. My feelings about this are mixed. There’s a dearth of affordable apartments in this neighborhood already.

  5. ms nomer on Sat, 19th Dec 2009 12:41 pm
  6. Don’t know why they’re calling it a neighborhood cafe. The owners have a place in Manhattan and pride themselves on offering gluten free beer which is nice but… we’re talking alcohol here.

    I don’t know where the line is between “cafe” and “bar” but I don’t think they’re planning to offer food, so that makes it a bar, for me. Right across the street from Shayz Lounge (bar), a corner away from Pencil Factory (bar) and whatever the former Lost and Found is now called (still a bar). Not the swellest thing.

  7. ms nomer on Sat, 19th Dec 2009 12:44 pm
  8. Now I remember. The owners of this pending establishment are the people who own/run Heathers, in Manhattan. BAR.

  9. GreenpointResident on Sat, 19th Dec 2009 6:47 pm
  10. I noticed that the liquor license hearing was posted after that hearing date. Very sneaky!

  11. neighborhood threat on Sat, 19th Dec 2009 7:45 pm
  12. i was going to say, is this a cafe or a bar? that stretch of franklin has enough bars, thankyouverymuch.

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