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Hemingway’s Cafe announced last Friday that it will reopen March 31, with modified hours to account for the state’s current 11 p.m. curfew on alcohol sales. The reopening comes more than a year after the bar, located on Forbes Avenue, initially closed on March 14, 2020.

Hemingway’s Cafe to reopen at end of month

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor March 22, 2021
According to Elvasky, when the bar shut down last year, he had to discard about $15,000 worth of food and beer.
Gene’s Place, a once bustling bar, is now much quieter on the weekends.

Oakland bars find ways to connect with students amid strict COVID-19 rules

By Maura Scrabis, For The Pitt News September 23, 2020
Many bars do not see how they can profit under the ever-changing county and state orders. Popular Oakland spots such as Garage Door Saloon and Hemingway’s Cafe are currently closed. Mario’s Oakland Saloon joins Gene’s Place and Thirsty Scholar in offering takeout drinks, and Bootleggers currently offers outdoor seating options.
Hemingway’s won the title of best bar, best place to go for your 21st birthday and best happy hour this year.

The best drinks for all occasions at Hemingway’s Cafe

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor January 24, 2019
Hemingway’s Cafe took home three awards for this year’s Best Of, including best bar, best 21st birthday destination and best happy hour.
The exterior of Peter’s Pub in Oakland. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Point: Going out in Oakland gives a feeling of home

By Henry Glitz | Opinions Editor April 13, 2018

Read Assistant Opinions Editor Sarah Shearer's counterpoint column here. Like most Pitt students of age, I only really have a hazy recollection — at best —of going to Peter’s Pub on my 21st birthday...

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