Author Archives: Ivy Pochoda

Good-bye to the Bait & Tackle, Red Hook’s De Facto Living Room

Source: Grub Street NY

The Bait & Tackle opened in 2004, when opening something in Red Hook seemed both insane and revolutionary. It was the brilliantly bad brainchild of Barry O’Meara, who owned it until last call on January 27, and his friends Edie Stone, Derek Van Duzer, and Jason Carty. They simply wanted …

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