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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Downtown Orlando bar Finnhenry's to close by the end of the week

Posted By on Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:14 AM

click image PHOTO COURTESY FINNHENRY'S/FACEBOOK
  • Photo courtesy Finnhenry's/Facebook

Longtime downtown Orlando watering hole Finnhenry's Public House is set to close as soon at the week's end, a casualty of COVID-19's impact on the local nightlife and entertainment sector.

As reported by the Orlando Business Journal on Tuesday, court records obtained by OBJ show that the downtown bar, sued by the landlord in May for rent owed, allegedly defaulted on its lease earlier in July.



Bar management had been waiting for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund application to be approved, but to no avail. The landlord will soon take over the space. This is only one example of the increasingly uphill slope downtown business owners are experiencing in making ends meet.

Instagram stories and Highlights posted to the official Finnhenry's IG account throughout Tuesday confirmed that this is the last week of business for the bar.
click image SCREEN CAPTURE COURTESY FINNHENRY'S INSTAGRAM
  • Screen capture courtesy Finnhenry's Instagram
Finnhenry's has been open on the busy Orange Avenue strip of downtown Orlando since 2008.



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