A favorite neighborhood bar in Williamsburg closes after 17 years
Zablozki’s, located at 107 North Sixth Street, found its niche as a Williamsburg mainstay with live music, a pin ball machine, billiards, and a casual neighborhood vibe — a place where Brooklyn still felt like Brooklyn. But after 17 years, the owners have decided to close for good over the weekend, as Greenpointers posted on social media.
Locals flooded the comments section of the Instagram post, lamenting the loss of a local watering hole that’s given way to a neighborhood where pricey cocktails and immaculately designed bars with pink walls and plants are the norm. The scuffed up wood floors and stained tables also had a popular happy hour that went until 8 p.m. during the week.
Eater has reached out to ownership for more information about the closure.
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