Sources are telling me that the former-Avenue Café space (20 West Park Avenue) has been rented to a Sports Bar and Grill. “It will feature lots of TV screens and could be open by this August.” About a week ago I saw workers power washing the facade and I had a feeling something was up.
20 West Park Avenue is definitely one of the larger spaces in town and it’s right across from the LIRR. Given it’s location, you’d think any place would be successful there, but Hell’s Kitchen Chef-Monterey failed, while Avenue Café flew the coop over night last October. Will another bar (beer) and grill (burgers) work in Long Beach? We shall see. Developing….