For those going
to the Italian Film Festival events at the Cedar Lee, Jimmy
O’Neill’s Irish Tavern has closed.The festival
dinners have been moved to the Cedar-Lee Pub & Grill a few doors closer to
the theater.The Cedar-Lee Pub is a
In the past, Jimmy’s
has served the Italian Film Festival with outstanding buffet dinners that were
always a highlight of the celebration. As well, the Irish bar was a long-time
gathering spot for the Independent Movie Group for a post-film discussion and
beer.Now it seems that Jimmy’s infamous
and decadent Beet Cake is toast or should I say history.
reports that the building was sold and Mr. O’Neill was not in the new owner’s
plans.Here’s a toast to Jimmy with hope
that he finds another spot in the neighborhood.
ps: If you wanted tickets for the Sold Out September 15 Opening Night, you might inquire again. I also heard that a few may be available - call[masked] or email your request: [address removed]
Declare your independence from the multiplexes and see an independent, foreign classic, documentary or any thought provoking movie. We meet at landmarks like the Cedar Lee, Cinematheque, Art Museum, or a university and work in dinner at a locally owned restaurant either before or afterward. Perhaps the best part is walking to a local pub and engaging others on the film's true meaning.
Cost to attend: $1.50 per movie or $5 for the year. Your first movie with the group is free. Fees are waived for active assistant organizers of this group or for organizers of other meetups who are funding another meetup site.