Three16 Lounge in Today' Spec

By Jason Leach
Published August 29, 2007

Today's Hamilton Spectator has a great piece on the owners of Three16 Lounge.

"We wanted a cool, funky, urban spot. We would never go somewhere like the Mountain," says Reg [Beaudry]. "Locke Street is too expensive and it's already established. We wanted to start somewhere else. I was just drawn to this area [King St. E. near Wellington St.]."

He says the keys to the core's continued revitalization are attracting creative types such as artists, architects and designers and converting more of the city's streets to two-way traffic.

"I love gridlock. When the traffic is backed up, people stop and look."

Be sure to pop in and see this new lounge if you haven't yet.

Jason Leach was born and raised in the Hammer and currently lives downtown with his wife and children. You can follow him on twitter.


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