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  1. Closings
    SLA Strips Touch’s Liquor License: ‘It’s a Sad Day forEvents director Andy Griggs says 95 jobs are out the wazoo.
  2. Closings
    Touch Is Under SLA’s ThumbThe nightclub’s name seems ironic in light of a recent SLA closing.
  3. Mediavore
    Booze Tax Could Rise; Yelp Is SuedPlus: ‘Iron Chef’ hits Europe, and New Yorkers want grocery-store wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  4. Openings
    Now Open: Jerry Kleiner’s Lobby Lounge; TouchTwo gimmicky bars open, one in the South Loop and one in Lakeview.
  5. Nightclubbing
    Where the Party at?‘L’ Magazine holds their Nightlife Awards at a club that’s not exactly the best.
  6. NewsFeed
    1OAK and Touch Delayed, Clubland Remains Dormant Community Board 4’s licensing committee met last night to again consider the curious case of the Butter boys’ new project 1OAK. The nitty-gritty on this one: The club’s space is licensed by the SLA to hold a piano bar (probably the plans of a previous tenant); Sartiano and Akiva have now submitted an alteration request reflecting their new plan for a restaurant. The request was met with a 4-4 deadlock that will be mulled over by full community board on December 5 — meaning the club won’t be opening quite as soon as we had hoped.