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Johnny's on the Green...does anyone know

coldbeer Mar 12, 2012 12:58 PM

If they closed down? If so, it's a tragedy. Drove by there the other night and it was all locked up, and the phone seems to be disconnected. Some of the best local flavor a bar has ever seen. An Italian restaurant on the East Orange Public Golf Course in Short Hills...had something for everyone.

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    fourunder RE: coldbeer Mar 12, 2012 03:28 PM

    I think I read somewhere that he opened another business....possibly more upscale or more focused on catering. Given that the it was a municipal property, his lease may have expired, and thus the change.

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      fourunder RE: coldbeer Mar 12, 2012 03:32 PM

      Here it is....


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        fourunder RE: fourunder Mar 13, 2012 12:40 AM

        I spoke to a friend who frequented Johnny's regularly last year... and he's also in the restaurant business, so he hears all the related news.....He said the owner is concentrating on the Hackensack venture at the moment, but plans to re-open On The Green very soon.

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          coldbeer RE: fourunder Mar 13, 2012 06:01 AM

          Thanks I hope they do open back up...they had bands playing out back last summer and it was quite the party.

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