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Hamptons bar Ruschmeyer’s loses temporary liquor license


Nobody cut off the feet!

Popular Hamptons spot Ruschmeyer’s lost its temporary liquor license for violating ALS stipulations, including the “no dance” rule.

The Montauk location got the temporary license in May with a number of rules regarding how the location would be run due to issues the city of East Hampton, NY, had there last year.

An ALC representative tells Page Six that they “received a recommendation from the East Hampton Police Department that on June 10, an officer responding to an unruly customer at Ruschmeyer’s documented customers dancing in two separate areas at the inside the establishment, in violation of their temporary approved retail license.

Additionally, one of the stipulations for the venue, which is now supposed to operate “strictly as a restaurant”, was that it could only have “background music recorded (e.g. no DJ)”.

But the SLA tells us that they “also discovered DJ event advertising on social media sites.”

And so, like the hoedown-hating preacher dad in Kevin Bacon’s classic, ALS canceled his temporary license on June 13.

Hamptons bar Ruschmeyer’s loses temporary liquor license
The place was not supposed to have dancing or DJs. It was also supposed to close at 1 a.m.
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But that doesn’t necessarily mean the party is over. We are told that a full liquor license for the business is currently pending.

Other stipulations called for the space to have seven security guards each night and would close at 1 a.m.

Ruschmeyer could not be reached for comment.

Last year, the spot, which was a draw for a rowdy crowd in their twenties, made headlines when ‘Call Her Daddy’ podcaster Alex Cooper slammed them for taking it kicked out after paying a bouncer to let her in with some buddies.

“I’m f-king pissed,” she said on her show, explaining that they were fired because they didn’t have a wristband.

“In that moment, I felt disrespected, I felt aggrieved… There are six of us, standing in the pouring rain with no f-king dignity and no bracelets,” she said.

Everything went well when she met the owner later. “The guy from Ruschmeyer was so nice; such a nice guy,” she said. “Overall, great vibe.”


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