Maxwell’s reopening without live music; is on market for 625K

HOBOKEN – When Todd Abramson, the longtime co-owner of Maxwell’s, the iconic Hoboken rock club that closed at the end of July, insisted that there would never be another club quite like it, he was technically telling the truth.
“Help wanted” signs appeared in the club’s windows this week, and one of Abramson’s partners told that Maxwell’s restaurant and bar could reopen as soon as this weekend. The only difference, holding Abramson true to his word, is that there won’t be any live music.
According to, co-owner Dave Post said that the restaurant will reopen under its current ownership until the lease and liquor license is sold. The lease, which is for 10 years (with a 5 year option), is listed at $625,000.
Richard Gaeta, the real estate agent handling the property, told that the listing has generated substantial interest.
“There is always a boatload of interest any time there is a liquor license,” Gaeta added. “As far as goodwill and notoriety, the only other place in Hoboken with so much interest was the Clam Broth House.” – Dean DeChiaro

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