Tag: Justin Strong



Last Dance: AVA Bar & Lounge in East Liberty closing

MOVER AND SHAKER – Justin Strong at Ava’s Brazillian Carnival in 2012 On June 10, Justin Strong, owner of AVA Bar & Lounge, announced he would be closing the second of his two venues, originally housed side by side near the corner of South Highland Ave. and East Liberty Blvd. His first venue, Shadow Lounge, was a staple of East Liberty for more than a decade before it closed this March.