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The Entertainer Magazine

Neighborly, Comfortable and Soulful: The Bar adds a Great Lakes vibe to Arcadia.

April 27, 2017

When conceptualizing the Midwest-themed pub, The Bar, he had three words in mind: neighborhood, comfortable and soulful.

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So Scottsdale and Uptown Magazine


March 01, 2017

While vodka often gets the clear elixir credit, gin is quickly gaining as the most versatile spirit on the market. And with its botanical base, the distilled liquor is among mixologists’ favorite springtime ingredient. You might know gin as the supporting act to juice or tonic, but it’s the star in these 12 cocktails. So Scottsdale Page 122 - Uptown Magazine Page 78

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Phoenix New Times Food & Drink

What does the perfect neighborhood bar look like?

March 01, 2017

If your version involves Motown music playing on full, joyous blast; friendly bartenders slinging drinks from a well-rounded beer and wine menu; a Big Lebowski art print hanging behind the bar; and food options that remind you of your favorite late-night food truck, The Bar was made for you.

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The Arizona Republic

Why name a bar The Bar? ‘For the simplicity of the vibe,’ its owner declares

February 25, 2017

Believe it or not, Phoenix lawyer Michael Withey considered a long list of names — 57, to be exact — for his neighborhood bar before he settled on simply The Bar.

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Paradise Valley Independent

Latest watering hole, The Bar, opens in Central Phoenix

February 07, 2017

A brand new bar, aptly named The Bar, has opened its doors in Central Phoenix providing distinct Midwestern hospitality, with upscale beverages comfort food.

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Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix lawyer opens new Arcadia bar

February 06, 2017

The Arcadia and Biltmore neighborhoods in east Phoenix has seen a slew of new restaurants and bars open within the past few years, growing into a popular destination and submarket.

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Arizona Foothills Magazine

Taste Tidbits

January 30, 2017

Foodie news roundup for the week of Jan. 30.

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All About Arizona News

Michigan Native Brings Midwest Bar Feel to Phoenix

January 01, 2017

Located on the northwestern strip of 32nd Street and Indian School, the newly opened The Bar is creating a unique name for itself in the Phoenix area. Drawing inspiration from the Midwest and The Big Lebowski, this new bar is aiming to be a neighborhood favorite.

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