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The Volstead

  1. Speakcheesies
    When Are All the Prohibition-Era Bar Names Going to Get Used Up, Already?A glossary of bars with speakeasy-type names.
  2. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Nice Lunch in Midtown; You Can Dance If You Want to at SwayMasala Cheetos turn up in Flushing, and F-U asks the East Village for a liquor license, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  3. NewsFeed
    PS-450, Volstead, and Vig 27 Feeling No Recession PainA press release brags that the restaurants are doing $40 million in business.
  4. Openings
    Midtown ‘Speakeasy’ to Open After Prohibition-Like Dry SpellWhen we first brought you news of the Volstead, it was slated to open in October 2006. Partner David Willner of PS 450 admits it took a tad longer than expected to convert the former Light lounge into what the press release calls (what else?) a speakeasy — “I don’t think we’re going for a speakeasy thing,” Willner admits — but it looks like the wait was worth it.