Fresh off knocking out Thrillist's very own Kevin Alexander, bar mogul Duncan Ley (who's one of the guys behind Tonic, Bullitt, Mayhem, Lightning Tavern, and Soda Popinski's) brings word that Rebel is no more. Replacing it is 1772 Market Street, a social club that'll now exclusively be used to host private and public events.
"It's in a great location for an event," Ley said, "but not a great location for a neighborhood establishment, which is what we normally do. Originally we were really all about the gay nightclub thing, but now we're very much trying to push that in a different direction. We're running it now mainly as an event space."
The interior will remain the same (i.e. biker badass) and renting it out will score you a full kitchen, DJ booth, and stage, plus an all-important entertainment license that'll let you party until 4a. If you want food, you can bring in your own chef, or they'll lend you some of the tater tot whizzes from the Bullitt kitchen, or even help bring in a third-party like former resident popups Three Bottled Fish and Sneaky's BBQ.
Oh, and they've already got a few upcoming dates booked, including this huge Halloween party from Tom Roche, so hit them up on their Facebook page here soon if you're interested in booking the place. [EaterWire]
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