Zoobie's, day and night
|By City Pulse Staff|
After being shuttered for four years,
Zoobie’s Old Town Tavern re-opened June 17 with new owners, a retro look
and a new concept, which relies heavily on craft beers and specialty
cocktails. Owners Sam Short, Alan Hooper and Aaron Matthews have
effectively stretched the eastern edge of Old Town with their venture
and paved the way for across-the-street neighbor Temple Club, which has
been dormant for five years, to follow suit.
1) During the renovation process, co-owner Sam Short wanted to make sure the bar stayed. “It has a lot of character.”
2) The Zoobie´s sign features a stylized Sputnik-like neon fixture,which was reconditioned by Falcon Signs in East Lansing.
3) Short said that seven layers of wallpaper dating from
4) Zoobie´s features 35-50 craft beers by bottle, 14 on