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'The Must' Makes Sure to Open for Art Walk

By Eric Richardson
Published: Thursday, December 11, 2008, at 04:40PM
The Must Eric Richardson [Flickr]

The Must, a new Historic Core bar offering a wide range of wine and beers, held a soft-opening yesterday evening in preparation for an Art Walk debut. The space, formerly Lime and before that the Red Dot Bistro, features the same basic bones but a new aesthetic highlighted by lots of wood.

At last night's soft opening, favorites were a Port float -- think Root Beer float -- and smoked trout fish sticks. The modestly-sized space is comfortable, with a small bar and tables throughout.

One of the issues with The Must's space has been its lack of visibility for passersby on Spring and Main. Finding a crowd during Art Walk won't be a problem. The block of 5th street between Main and Spring is packed with gallery-goers late into the evening. After that, though, Must is going to need some better signage to let folks in the Historic Core know it's around.

The Must / 118 W. 5th


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