If you're headed up to Fairway Harlem for a shopping trip, there's a new stop on the agenda, and we're not talking the cheese counter. 9A is a new sports bar and lounge that will open this Saturday in a former beer distribution warehouse (because those should never go to waste). In addition to the Southern-inspired sports bar fare, there will be a sushi bar for those that don't want to load up on wings and the associated calories. While it's not typical to have a sea urchin and quail egg shooter in a sports bar setting, we're not complaining. Speaking of calories, it will be way easy to load up at the spots self-service beer taps.
There are 32 flat screens for game watching and if you want to get toasty at brunch, $25 will buy you unlimited drinks along with your entree. The bar and lounge is located at 2331 12th Avenue, right off the West Side Highway.