515 Main will celebrate its grand opening in Bethlehem on Sept. 18. The event is free to attend but requires registration. The venue, previously known as Corked 2.0, has been transformed into 515 Main Sports Club. The owners are excited to be part of the Bethlehem community and are dedicated to offering a unique experience that combines the city’s history with the excitement of sports. The grand opening will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, complimentary refreshments, Monday Night football, and networking opportunities.
In South Bethlehem, 217 Broadway, a former nightlife hotspot, is currently up for lease. The building, which was previously home to Broadway Social and Revel Social Lounge, is a fully restored firehouse. The commercial real estate listing describes it as a tremendous opportunity for an experienced restaurant, bar, or hospitality operator. The building features a 2,500-square-foot commercial kitchen, dining rooms, a dance floor, a bar, an outdoor patio, and a DJ booth and controls. The second floor offers another large bar and two lounge and dining spaces, while the lower level has all the critical infrastructure and liquor storage.
Currently, the liquor license for 217 Broadway is in safekeeping with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. Licensees whose establishments are not in operation for 15 consecutive days are required to return their licenses for safekeeping. If a license remains in safekeeping for more than two consecutive years, it will be revoked unless a transfer application or request for reissue has been filed. The safekeeping period for the liquor license for 217 Broadway expires on April 30, 2024.