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What Should Occupy the Former Colonial Bar?

The 'for lease' signs have come down; could something be headed its way?

For a while, signs adorned the windows of the former , seeking a new tenant. Recently, however, those signs have come down. So, either this edition of "Occupy This Space" is like the rest or an attempt to fish out details on a new business.

For many, Colonial Bar & Liquors was a neighborhood alternative to flashier libation destinations. While they did not serve food, customers often were welcome to grab a slice (or, a whole pie) from and bring it in to enjoy with their pints. People knew people by first name.

And then, after many, many years, .

Since then, this former watering hole at the corner of Atno and Washington has lain fallow, while its vintage, dusty tables and chairs lay scattered here and there inside.

Whether or not something is in the hopper for this space, we want to know: What would you like to see occupy the former Colonial Bar & Liquors? Chime in below.

Matt S September 05, 2012 at 09:28 PM
coffee shop
Mike Ippolito September 06, 2012 at 01:30 PM
how about some type of after school place for the local kids to hang out?
Melly Motown September 06, 2012 at 02:06 PM
I like that idea mike....i agree.
Tryclyde September 06, 2012 at 05:28 PM
It's nice to daydream about what should be in a particular location, but I don't get these articles. It's not like you can take a poll from all of us and the winning idea is what goes in that location.
Ryan September 06, 2012 at 06:59 PM
Debbie Downer over here.
Tryclyde September 06, 2012 at 10:03 PM
Not trying to be a downer. Just think it's overkill how for EVERY empty space in Morristown it's asked what should be there.
clyde donovan September 07, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Morristown could use another bank in this location. The town doesn't have enough banks or bars.
Motown Resident September 07, 2012 at 11:03 AM
Lousy location, poor parking and high rent..........not a good mix. Not much synergy there. I suspect the landlord regrets the approach they took with the last two tenants, one sold and the other moved.
Juno September 07, 2012 at 02:35 PM
It was purchased for it's liquor license... which they can now transfer to another location.

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