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Your First Look at The Bar at Peaches

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Last night, Bed-Stuy got its newest bar. The folks at Peaches have renovated the space where Bread-Stuy used to be and turned it into a bar for folks in the neighborhood to hang out, chat and enjoy each other's company. It's a much needed addition to the neighborhood and I'm looking forward to spending long evenings bending elbows at the bar or holed up in a window seat on a summer's day.

Before they opened, owners Craig & Ben let me in to get a first look at the place. They're also our first confirmed stop on the next Bed-Stuy Crawl, which will tour Lewis Avenue on Saturday, June 2nd.

See more photos of the space after the jump...


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The space is pretty much unrecognizable from what it used to look like as Bread Stuy, which was always comfortable, but a little snug. The ceilings seem higher and the windows bring in much more light. The exposed brick adds a homey feeling and cushions in the window remind me of my favorite spot next door at the restaurant.

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I was happily surprised to see what a nice beer selection the bar will have. With a dozen bottles and eight taps coming, I won't have to worry about sacrificing variety for closeness.

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I wasn't able to make it to opening night and we're off to Mexico tonight, but when I get back, I'm very much looking forward to settling in at the new bar.

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