Last call for Gold Bar in Butchertown is Saturday, August 27
Gold Bar’s last business day will come on Saturday, August 27. The establishment is located at 1601 Story Avenue. Writing at LEO Weekly, Carolyn Brown has the full story (there’s no paywall). Gold Bar opened in July 2020, the same month as Lynn Family Stadium. It became popular with LouCity and Racing Louisville supporters for its watch parties and proximity to the stadium. Co-owner Sam Sneed told LEO that the closure “all comes down to timing.” More specifically, read: pandemic timing. “We were just bleeding out money during that time period, hoping to catch up, but we really never got to that point,” (Sneed) told LEO. “Our events were doing super well, our cocktail menu did super well, but getting out of COVID, we never really got to a point [of financial stability.” Here’s the full statement from Gold Bar at Facebook. For two shining, golden years, we’ve been humbled to serve our city. We opened our...Read more