Sunday, June 21, 2009

New bar to Highland Park building?

The Wash Biz Journal is reporting on talks about a new bar for the Highland Park building (where CommonWealth, Five Guys, etc). They say it's tentative, but it'll be a "Thirsty Bernie’s meets Carpool meets Whitlow’s" concept. Carpool is a decent bar, I don't know Thirsty Bernie's, and Whitlow's is, from what I remember, kind of a meat market place.

Thirsty Bernie's is apparently a chain of upscale sports bars, which might be good -- there really isn't a good bar to watch sports in the neighborhood. They have a $17 bratwurst though, which seems kind of ludicrous. The beer seems to be cheaper than CommonWealth.

What do you think? More bars = good, or are there too many coming in?


  1. Thirsty Bernie's tap list couldn't be worse. Two American Craft beers? Are you kidding me? This place would die in CH.

  2. true, but at least it's not $7 a pint


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