Pulino’s Neon Signage Finally Deposed from the Bowery
It’s official. Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria no longer has any claim to the northwest corner of Bowery and East Houston. The red neon signage was pried from the brick facade yesterday afternoon. A Boogie reader happened upon the de-throning, and sent in the lead photo. What remains is the faded masonry and plywood shed.
The “Bar & Pizzeria” portion of the gargantuan sign was purchased at the asset auction back in December for $1,000.
As previously reported, Keith McNally closed Pulino’s just before the new year. He plans to open a completely new concept called Cherche Mede sometime in the spring. Not much is known about that project other than it’ll offer French-inspired cuisine.