Cork & Kerry Owner Eyes Jimbo's Space
By Chuck Sudo in Food on Feb 1, 2010 4:40PM
Beer could be flowing in the space formerly occupied by Jimbo's Lounge sometime in the near future. The Southtown Star reports that an incidental liquor license application for the space has been sent to Billy Guide, owner of Cork & Kerry in Beverly. Before Guide can move forward with removing all vestiges of the "beloved" (Southtown Star's word, not ours) Jimbo's from the face of Bridgeport, he'll need to file a site plan, submit documentation about ownership, and fulfill other requirements before he can file the liquor license application, as well as notify register voters living within 250 feet of the establishment and give them a chance to voice objections.
The fact that it's an incidental liquor license means that speculation can begin on what the (possible?) sports bar will look like and what food it might serve. Incidental liquor licenses are given to taverns, restaurants and establishments where liquor is not the primary revenue stream. They're also easier to obtain than a straight up tavern license.
The news of Guide's interest in the Jimbo's space means we will finally retire this photograph.