The Sugar Refinery closes in Sugar Land Town Center

(Community Impact Staff)
(Community Impact Staff)

(Community Impact Staff)

In a Facebook post from Jan. 31, management with The Sugar Refinery shared that the Prohibition-era cocktail bar and restaurant had closed. The speakeasy-themed joint had been open for about three years at 2248 Texas Drive, Sugar Land. Before becoming The Sugar Refinery, the restaurant operated as BLU Lounge in the same space. In the Facebook announcement, management teased that this may not be the end of the road, saying, "P.S. As they say, when one door closes, another opens." 281-212-3662. www.facebook.com/sugarrefinerybar

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By Beth Marshall

Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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