Ledgers memory to live on in nautical-themed bar

July 25th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI  

New York, July 25 (ANI): Late actor Heath Ledgers memory will live on in Brooklyn in the form of a new nautical-themed bar.

According to the Down by the Hipster website, the Brokeback mountain star was a silent investor in a Greenpoint bar called Five Leaves at the corner of Lorimer and Bedford.

The bar has been designed by and built by John McCormick, who also designed Smith & Mills in Tribeca and the Beatrice Inn in the West Village, reports New York Post.

But the project was put on hold by the untimely death of the actor due to overdose of prescription drugs.

However, Ledger’’s father, Kim Ledger has decided to take forward his unfulfilled commitments and has “released the funds to finish construction as he “knew how much the project meant to Heath. (ANI)

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