Thursday, September 3, 2015

Old City lounge raided and shut down

Law enforcement visits Grey Social.

Old City lounge raided and shut down

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The closure notice.
The closure notice.

Grey Social at 132 Chestnut St. in Old City, which bills itself as "an exclusive retreat aimed for a sophisticated audience," is out of business for now.

Law enforcement, including the state police, city police, and reps of Licenses & Inspections, visited just after midnight Friday night and cited the place for a "non-working fire alarm" and service to minors.

I have a call in to the state police for elaboration.

"Few fake IDs in question" was owner Darin Picorella's text-messaged explanation.

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