Like Max before them, another staple of the Manhattan scene is moving to our fair borough, but instead of Italian food, we’re getting a new jazz club.
The news comes via DNAinfo: After shuttering TriBeCa’s Silver Lining jazz club last summer, co-owners Joseph Schwartz, Vito Dieterle and Matthew Clarke have turned their eye toward Bed-Stuy, leasing a space at 1223 Bedford Avenue for the second coming of Silver Lining.
“For me, I’ve always been aware of the history of Bed-Stuy from the jazz perspective,” Dieterle told DNAinfo. “Bed-Stuy is deeply saturated in the history of the music.”
The as-yet-unnamed jazz club will be part of the sizable Sasha Petraske bar empire, which includes swanky hotspots like the West Village’s Little Branch, Midtown’s Middle Branch and Flatiron’s Milk & Honey. But unlike its sister bars, the jazz club will be somewhat more affordable to better fit the profile of Bed-Stuy and feature cocktails, small plates, a sizable beer selection and free live jazz every night with no cover charge.
If all goes as planned, construction should begin in June and be completed by early fall.
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