Low Bar, Traverse City’s New Speakeasy

Always do sober what you say you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
~ Ernest Hemingway (via the Low Bar menu)

Evan Mixes It Up

Evan Mixes It Up

We had a chance to sit down at the new Low Bar with Matt Cozzens and Jim Smolak to talk about their new venture. Matt & Jim own 7 Monks Taproom and on December 5, 2013, the 80th anniversary of the end of prohibition, they opened a speakeasy-style establishment in the basement just next door to 7 Monks.

“I’m big on atmosphere when it comes to bars,” explains Jim. “We wanted to create something completely different down here.”  Read more