An upscale martini bar and restaurant has signed a deal to take the anchor retail space at 757 Mass Ave, the luxury condo building at the southwest corner of Massachusetts and College avenues. Bill Pritt, the owner of Blu Martini, plans to open a new concept called Forty Five Degrees
. It will be a full-service restaurant with "a healthy and unique menu including sushi." Pritt has signed a five-year lease for 3,500-square-feet and hopes to open in January. The restaurant would be open for dinner seven days a week and lunch five days a week. In other bar news, downtown's Wild Beaver Saloon
plans to open a second location at 723 Broad Ripple Ave., next to Hot Box Pizza, in the former home of Dick's Bodacious Bar-B-Q. The rock-and-roll sports bar's downtown location is at 20 E. Maryland St.