Public Hearing Notice

Notice of Public Hearing, The Briar, 1231 Washington St NE
Purpose: To gather public opinion and solicit comments regarding the application from The Briar for an On-Sale Wine, General Entertainment license. If approved, they intend to offer breakfast and lunch and specialty coffees and drinks with additional beers and specialty cocktails. The applicant will also do special events and host private parties. Seating indoors area will have 40 seats and the patio will have 30 seats, music will be played inside where the speakers are located.

Place: Minneapolis City Hall, Room 317, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Date: September 26, 2023
Time: 1:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter
Applicant’s Name (Legal Entity): Portland Lake House LLC
Complete Address: 1231 Washington St NE ,Minneapolis, MN 55414
Telephone Number: (612)423-0627
Current License(s): Food and Restaurant
Requested License(s): On-Sale Liquor, General Entertainment
Zoning District: UN2
Neighborhood and Ward: Logan Park, Ward 1

Hours of Operation: Interior: Mon.-Fri.8:00 am-10pm, Sat. 8:00 am- 11:00 pm and Sun. 8:00 am-8:00 pm; Exterior: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-9:00 pm, Sat. 8:00 am- 11:00 pm and Sun. 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Nature of Entertainment: General Entertainment: All forms of legal entertainment and patron dancing. The applicant intends to have music playing through their sound system inside the premises. This application is subject to final approval of all ordinance requirements which may include zoning, health, criminal background, and financial reviews.

You are invited to express your opinions and/or submit such in writing by contacting Inspector Akbar R. Muhammad at 612-673-5864, [email protected], or 505 Fourth Ave S, Room 220, Minneapolis, MN 55415.

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