It’s been a long time since the ghost of former Harry’s Bar & Tables founder Loy Edge haunted the Country Club Plaza. A very Long time.
Does “The Bar With No Name” ring any bells?
If not, you’ve still got a couple weeks to check out re:Verse on the Plaza at 618 Ward Parkway. The successor to Edge’s nameless joint is pretty much the spitting image of what Edge first conceived but could not sustain when his restaurant and bar empire collapsed lo those many years ago.
A fellow by the name of James Taylor, or J.T., picked up the peices and re:Verse has had a pretty good nine year fun run.
For a yet-to-be-explained reason, the Plaza is sending re:Verse and J.T. packing. I would say, on his merry way but for a belated Facebook response from Taylor tersely telling me, “We are done with the Plaza. I need rumors that are not founded to stop.”
That re a seven day old request I sent Taylor for a comment on the rumor that re:Verse was considering moving into a space on the Plaza’s east side that formerly housed the nightclub Blonde and before that