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ReBar Owner Jason Stevens Can’t Escape Long Bar of the Law

As announced earlier today by Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, Jason Stevens, the notorious owner of DUMBO hangout reBar who two months ago stole wedding party deposits and stiffed his employees, was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison for grand larceny and criminal tax fraud. “Today’s sentence sends a clear […]

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ReBar Owner Jason Stevens Gets His Day in Court

An angry mob of customers who had planned events and wedding at the now defunct ReBar greeted its owner Jason Stevens with jeers today as he entered Brooklyn Criminal Court to face charges of tax fraud and grand larceny. While he pled not guilty, the crowd outside had already convicted him.

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Gothamist Reports That reBar Owner Jason Stevens Was in Court Today

reBar owner Jason Stevens, who abruptly closed the DUMBO eatery last week destroying the wedding plans of many couples, appeared in Brooklyn Criminal Court today according to Gothamist. Gothamist: In an email, our tipster writes, “I’m a criminal defense attorney in Brooklyn and a colleague of mine just witnessed the criminal arraignment of Jason Stevens. […]

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reBar Owner Jason Stevens on the Lam?

Have you seen this man? EaterNY reports that reBar owner Jason Stevens has disappeared since the sudden shuttering of his bar/restaurant/movie theater last Friday. Several employees claim that the restaurateur ran into trouble with the IRS recently, and a former chef believes that Stevens made off with 27K in cash and 150K in wedding deposits […]

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DUMBO’s ReBar Claims Bankruptcy, Leaves Staff Stranded

Gothamist reports that DUMBO’s ReBar has closed and is claiming bankruptcy: Signs were put up at the restaurant sometime early this morning, and managers were sent a brief email from owner Jason Stevens early Friday morning, reading in full: “Rebar is bankrupt and closed. Please dispose of your keys and do not enter the premises. […]

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DUMBO Art Sale

BHB pal/Brooklyn Tattoo owner Adam Suerte and other artists will be selling their work for $100 or less Saturday and Sunday (12/13, 12/14)  during Open Editions at reBar [147 Front Street] in DUMBO.  The event will take place both days from 12pm – 6pm and, in addition to Suerte, feature:  Louis Barak, Marianne Barcellona, Cannonball […]

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