For those who are curious about a walkway connecting The Lot, the new causal dining restaurant going in where the old Backyard Beach Bar used to be, to the Santa Fe Trail behind it, I’ve got good news. Managing partner John McBride says they are working with the parks department and Dart to get approval to build a bridge that ties directly into the Santa Fe Trail.
“We want it. We definitely want it,” he says. “We think it would be a heck of an asset for the restaurant and a heck of an asset for the trail. It’s just a matter of working with the proper officials to get it done.”
The Lot, a neighborhood-minded, family friendly restaurant with a “kidscape” and activity center for adults, is set to open for dinner on Feb. 25.