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Proposed Irish microdistillery hopes to strike luck in Prospect Park

Dubbed the O’Shaughnessy Distillery, the proposed two-level development will produce whiskey and a variety of other spirits for distribution. Plans for the 20,000 square foot building also feature indoor and outdoor tasting venues, complete with a cocktail lounge and bar. Project developer Wall Companies aims to open the business, located at 600 Malcolm Ave. SE., by next spring. 

Sencha Tea Bar in Stadium Village to close in May

Sencha Tea Bar, located on 825 Washington Ave. SE., will close by the end of May. Owner Brian Friese decided not to renew the location’s annual lease after he learned about the potential for redevelopment in the area from property owners.