DW's Speakeasy, a prohibition-style bar and restaurant, is officially open in the Greenwood District.
News On 6's Meredith McCown spoke with the owner Tuesday morning and shared his goals.
This is the first full week of business for DW's Speakeasy.
Owner Devin Williams said he wanted to bring classy nightlife to the Greenwood District.
He wanted this to be a place where people can come together.
The entrance to DW's Speakeasy is recognizable by the Suite 124 sign.
Williams said in the 20s during prohibition, bars in this area would have been speakeasies.
His vision was to have a high-end place in Greenwood encouraging culture and diversity.
"It was to really provide a classy experience. So many people come down here wanting to interact with these buildings,” Williams said.
Williams said he's working with food trucks and chefs to cater food. There are also 15 cocktails to choose from.
During the day, there will be kid-friendly options for tourists.
In the evenings and on weekends, he said it will be a place for networking, date nights, and a place for
Williams said the building is also home to the oldest wall in the district built-in 1922.
He said the bricks were part of the first rebuild process after the destruction.
"There's a lot of history in this venue. There's just so much that you can get by coming here. So really, my idea was to bring people into the community, let them network, while also highlighting all the local artists that do such incredible work,” Williams said.
The first live band will be performing on January 22.
Reservations are recommended on weekends.
To make a reservation, you can click here: https://www.devinwilliamsspeakeasy.com/
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