Ithaca, N.Y. — The decades-old Rulloff’s Bar and Restaurant reopened in Ithaca’s Collegetown Wednesday after abruptly closing in September.

Ithaca Voice photographer Zac Peterson, last seen ecstatically celebrating the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl victory, was there to capture the action:

The bar opened at 3 p.m. Three people had drinks by 3:03 p.m.

Photographer orders a Dogfish IPA — 3:05 p.m.

Photographer finishes IPA. (Guessing this is 3:06 p.m.)

Crowds begin trickling in:

Examining the new cocktail list:

Chatting with new owner Greg Brous:

More crowds start trickling in:

The downstairs section is still open:

Welcome back, Rulloff’s!

We’ll take one more for the road, please:

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.