After 47 years, the owner of the Washington Tavern, Michael Byron is saying good bye to the restaurant.
Byron sold the popular spot on Western Avenue.
According to the Times Union the new owner plans on continuing to operate the tavern.
The farewell was complete with a limo and a police escort.
Byron said while he’s going to miss his patrons he is looking forward to having more free time.
He also says that he is very happy with the number of people that showed up for the final party.