The Pavilion Theater owners are seeking an alcohol permit so that moviegoers can have a drink while they enjoy a film – much like Williamsburg’s successful Nitehawk Cinema, says the Brooklyn Paper.
“It’s like watching a movie in the comfort of your own home,” said Christine Smitz, a spokeswoman for the Pavilion. “It’s a trendy new thing to keep the movie-going experience modern.”
Smitz said drinks like beer, wine and simple mixed cocktails will be available at the theater between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. as “a date-night kind of thing,” if all is approved by the State Liquor Authority.
The Pavilion is also planning on adding “finger foods” to their menu, and is seeking the go-ahead from Community Board 6.
Earlier this year, after patrons complained of broken chairs and ill maintained bathroom – and rumors of bedbugs swirled – the . In July, a new social media push on Tumblr and Twitter also promised film lovers that the Pavilion .
Will the promise of food and booze be enough to breathe new life into the 80-year-old Pavilion Theater? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.