Friday, January 4, 2013
The New Orleans themed bar is scheduled to close its doors for good.
Oddfellow's Rest, a staple in Hoboken's night life, is closing Saturday, according to an announcement on its website. In October, the restaurant's new owner told Patch about the New Orleans-themed bar's scheduled closure. The new place will be a Mexican BBQ restaurant, new owner Mario Fini said in a previous interview. Saturday January 5, the bar — which is known for its Mardi Gras celebration and other Southern traditions — will officially shutter its doors. Correction: a previous version of this post mistakenly stated that the bar's last day is Friday. Oddfellow's is open for business on Friday Jan. 4.
Monday, October 1, 2012
A Mexican BBQ place is scheduled to come to the location, the new owner said.
Oddfellows Rest, the Louisiana themed downtown bar, will close later this fall, said Mario Fini, the future owner of the establishment. Fini, who recently bought Teak on the Hudson and is looking to transform the area, said that the bar will be completely transformed and open under a different name. The new place will be a Mexican BBQ restaurant, Fini said. Fini, the owner of Hoboken-based development firm Maridian Properties, said that Oddfellows will change hands mid-October.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The waterfront establishment recently changed hands and is celebrating its grand opening on Friday night.
A revamped Teak on the Hudson is celebrating its new ownership on Friday night, with a VIP party on the second floor of the Asian-themed restaurant. For the new landlord—Maridian Properties, under the leadership of Mario Fini—it is the beginning of the transformation of the area. Maridian Properties now owns six buildings on Hudson Place, making it the largest landlord in the area. Fini, 47, who is a batallion chief in the Hoboken Fire Department, said that with a new and revamped Teak, Maridian Properties has the tools to "transform the area." Fini took over the building on July 1, from prior owner Michael Accardi, who also owns Lana, which is currently closed and under construction. Maridian Properties now owns six buildings on the …