At the beginning of 2019, a note was left on the doors of the Shakespeare & Co in Hamburg that it was undergoing renovations. Now, they have officially closed its doors, for good.

outside shot of the shakespeare & co. in hamburg
Photo by Austin Johnson/ HJ

Workers have been working quickly to demolish the interior for the new tenant. No news as to who will be taking over the space.

With the closing of this location, there is only one left in Lexington, on the corner of Short and Broadway. With the focus solely on the final location, the company has decided to open up a nightclub right above the restaurant. It is called Hugs and Kisses. They have also changed the name of their ground bar area to Script.

Owner, Edward Saad, decided to update the decor and change up the menu to make it newer and more accommodating for all types of dietary restrictions.



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