Pegasus News got the scoop about hipster party place Beauty Bar taking over the space that was Blue Collar Bar. I didn’t even know Blue Collar Bar had closed, and it’s a shame because they had this mortadella sandwich, which was like a fancy fried baloney sammy. Anyway, that’s too bad.
But Beauty Bar — there’s one in Austin, and the original was literally a 40-year-old beauty shop on the Lower East Side of Manhattan that some guys turned into a bar in 1995. The Austin outpost regularly draws some of my favorite DJs. It’s official: We are hip.
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