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Maggie Mae’s Reopens Today After Extensive Upgrade

Maggie-Maes1Feb. 26, 2015 By Christian Murray

Maggie Mae’s, the well known bar located at 41-15 Queens Blvd, reopens at 5:00 p.m. today after being closed for renovations for nearly a month.

The bar closed for construction on Feb. 1, and its owners have rebuilt much of the interior with 1800s reclaimed wood.

New floors have been put down. A new bar has been built, alongside new timber seats and tables.

“I just came in as an owner /partner last month and felt it was time for a revamp and I like the rustic look,” said James Moore, the former manager at Maggie Mae’s who now co-owns it with Sean Sorohan. “The neighborhood is also changing–there are a lot of new people coming to the area.”

The renovation is still not 100 percent complete but Moore said he is ready to reopen.


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The update looks really great and it would definitely be a place that I would want to hang out if it weren’t for the terrible music. It literally drove us out when we stopped by to see the new digs. They need to take a page from Venturo’s book if they want the type of atmosphere their new look implies they’re looking for.


Here here. They have had a good happy hour. I hope that stays around. The interior was in need of at minimum a thorough cleaning, so I can’t wait!


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