“Aint that America?” CBGB in Newark

22 Dec

Rock club CBGB reopening as a restaurant in Newark Airport

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Monday, December 21, 2015, 6:11 PM

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CBGB, which stands for Country, Bluegrass and Blues, opened in 1973 by the late Hilly Kristal.

CBGB is preparing for takeoff.

The legendary East Village rock club that closed in 2006 is reopening as a restaurant in Newark Airport slated to begin service at the end of the year.

CBGB, which stands for Country, Bluegrass and Blues, opened in 1973 by the late Hilly Kristal and quickly became the famed venue of rock and new wave bands.

CBGB is reopening as a restaurant in Newark Airport. @nickydiy via Twitter

CBGB is reopening as a restaurant in Newark Airport.

The iconic punk palace launched the careers of Blondie, the Ramones and Talking Heads and is now going from grunge to grub with a set list that includes appetizers, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Expect pub staples like chicken wings, disco fries and cheeseburgers.

Prices will range from a $6.50 French onion soup to a $42 prime rib.

The menu features pub grub  like chicken wings, disco fries and cheeseburgers. Prices range from $6.50 for a soup, to $42 for prime rib. @nickydiy via Twitter

The menu features pub grub like chicken wings, disco fries and cheeseburgers. Prices range from $6.50 for a soup, to $42 for prime rib.

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