The owners of the Lucky Dog bar on Bedford Avenue are growing their neighborhood footprint, as their names now appear on a pending liquor license application for a new project in the old Bar Berry space . The Lucky Dog crew includes Salvatore Fristensky and Robert Carlo, and also Corcoran broker Roni Dotan, who helped Mr. Carlo find an apartment in Williamsburg shortly after Lucky Dog opened in 2009. Fristensky confirms the news, telling Eater that they don't have a name for the space yet, but they have ripped the old kitchen out and are busy restoring some of the original features of the space, which apparently was a tavern dating back to 1937. You can see the original Certificate of Occupancy from 1938 here (warning: PDF).
Fristensky says the new space will "be a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll," with a "70's feel with a big old floor jukebox , live music a few nights a week, free hot peanuts(throw the shells on the floor), ice cold cans of beer from vintage Coleman coolers" and "lots of draft beer." They will also be selling a frozen bourbon coffee made with Oslo coffee, and offer bar snacks like fresh hot pretzels and beef jerky. Work is currently underway and they expect to be able to open sometime in late February or early March.
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