CAFE 27 Closed!

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  1. rider1150gsadv

    rider1150gsadv Long timer

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    Stephanie posted about it last night. They didn't give their employees a heads up. Pretty shitty.
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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    New condos?
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  4. Ginger Beard

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    Bickering between owners.
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    rider1150gsadv Long timer

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    Fools had a goldmine there....:fpalm
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  6. Flacrusher

    Flacrusher So Many Bikes... So Little time

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    Went there a couple times. Not my scene but sorry if others will miss it. I never liked the high speed passes from the squids when they raced on 27.
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    I actually never went there myself to hang out, but the amount of people there was always amazing on the weekends.
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    RiderForge 2014 CRF250L

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    The owner did not give a reason why the place closed. Just a vague post. The Cafe 27 account did reply to a comment about corrupt politicians and seemed to approve.

    Employees denied health code violations despite historical citations.

    After digging I found a Sun article from 2013 outlining their issues with the city and police department.

    The chief of police said the place was a waste of his resources. Too much trouble from patrons. Parking on 27 was an issue and cited as a safety concern because patrons were waking across the 55 mph road. Liquor licenses were restricted as punishment. Police were performing safety checks randomly. They outlined the large crowds of up to 700 people per night and disapproved.

    Honestly Weston is very conservative in general. They don't want rough crowds and trouble makers. They don't want outsiders coming to their town. I'm not surprised at all. Cafe 27 was trying to make the place a rowdy late night music venue. That's not really compatible with local values.

    If it were me I'd have focused on day time activities and de-emphasized alcohol. Oh well.
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    True. Glad I'm out of that uptight town.
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    It was a nice lunch stop or starting point for a ride. Staff was awesome and decent food.
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    Weston is great a spending tax dollars on over-landscaping the town and wasting even more money on the upkeep. It is run by morons on both sides of the isle. Can’t wait to get the F out ASAP....
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    RIP ! Convenient meeting place for about 20 of us who do not ride HD's but love the 2 wheel adventures that took place before and after...
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    Reminds me of what happen to the Oak beach inn ...back in long island.
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    Rumors circulating of a reopening in Sept.
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    Oceandiving954 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Heard that 2.
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    That'll be good!
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    I use to stop by there from time to time. Haven't been in awhile. The food was pretty good years ago.

    Had a funny experience there once. My wife and I were out for a day ride. We left early to beat the heat. We stopped there for an early lunch and to head home. We walk in and the place is not busy. So we sit down at a table and ordered some food.

    I notice outside some people show up and start setting up a table and tent and roping off the front entrance. People start lining up and paying to get in. Some guy walks over to our table and asked "Where is your bracelet?" I tell him no idea what he is talking about. He say it's a special event and we have to have a bracelet. Tell him I am just here to eat and go. The guy gets pissed and says I am just being cheap and he is going to get security.

    It was an ABATE event. "Security" (some guy looking like he was just coming off a 3 day whiskey drunk) came to the table and said we would have to go outside sign a release and pay $5. I just laughed cause our food wasn't there yet. If we went out we would lose our table.

    I flag down the waitress and tell her we just want to eat and go. Either back these guys off or cancel the food. I had no idea there was and event and you didn't tell us.

    She told them to back off. Funny they stood over and stared at us while we ate.

    Yea, a good way to recruit new members..............
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    rider1150gsadv Long timer

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    Those abate peeps aren’t the brightest bulbs in the chandelier for a reason.... :lol3
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    Confirmed re-opening soon. Probably September 1st.

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  20. danh600

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    Do the same people own that whole property? Is the gas station and Cafe 27 all the same owners?
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