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Landmark bar Alley Cat closing early next month

Landmark-area sports bar Alley Cat (image via Alley Cat)

Landmark neighborhood sports bar Alley Cat is closing early next month, local news site Annandale Today first reported.

The bar first opened in 2009 and, according to the bar’s website, the last day of business will be Sunday, Sept. 4.

“We regret to inform you that Ally Cat has decided to close down its business,” the bar’s website said. “Our last day of business will be on 9/4. Stay tuned since we will reopen at the new location. We are forever grateful for all of the great friends and customers we’ve had over the years.”

Alley Cat’s Facebook page said the band Chapter 11 will be playing a “Farewell to Alley Cat” show on Saturday, Sept. 3.

Annandale Today reported that the bar is planning to reopen at 5247 Wisconsin Avenue in Friendship Heights later this year. The bar’s current location is planned as the site of the mixed-use Landmark Overlook development

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