One impact of Amazon-driven growth is increased real estate costs and everyday costs for businesses and people. Naked City Brewery on Greenwood is closing December 21st.
Naked City Greenwood’s Last Call
After ten magical, glorious years of beer, food, and culture, Naked City Brewery & Taphouse in Greenwood is closing its doors. The last few years have been tough, and the rising costs and rapidly changing neighborhood have created challenges we are no longer able to overcome. All of us at Naked City are grateful for every day of this decade, and for each person who walked into the Greenwood pub. So many beloveds. Through a gas explosion and arson fires, election nights and holiday tree lightings, a love of community has been the beating heart of the Naked City.
Come on by to say goodbye, throw some tips at an amazing team of people getting laid off together at the holidays, and pick up some discount merch, bottled beer, wine, and $6 crowlers to go. Don’t miss the official goodbye party on Friday, December 21, from 12pm – Midnight, featuring live music and lots of laughs. Naked City Greenwood’s last day of business will be Christmas Eve, from 11:30am to 4pm. From now until then, all beverages will be $1 off for the Saddest Happy Hour. Naked City Camano Island will remain open for business as usual. As always, and always shall be, Naked City is honored to be your public house. – Naked City Brewery Facebook Page
I’ve always appreciated Naked City’s inclusion of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. They have one of the best Beet Burger’s and certainly the best truffle fries. Sadly, many Seattle restaurants have migrated away from health consciousness and vegetarian towards “luxury” exotic game meats.
Naked City’s community room has also hosted a variety of special events from Burlesque to election night parties.
Amazon’s success has changed the face of Seattle, in many ways like this, it’s ruined it and the quality of life here. Even if a new city culture rises from the ashes, great damage has been done.