Rag & Bone Pays Homage to Cafe Colonial at 73 East Houston

Posted on: July 2nd, 2010 at 9:20 am by

A few weeks ago, we brought news that Rag & Bone was poised to open its third downtown location at 73 East Houston.  July 1 was supposed to be the opening date, but that obviously didn’t pan out. In the meantime, however, the upscale boutique shop is paying homage to the former occupant of fifteen years, Cafe Colonial.

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The goodbye message that owner Luciane Gilan left behind has been erased in favor of this tribute.  The new mural now reads, “Rag & Bone bids farewell to Cafe Colonial, a neighborhood landmark.”  Nice touch, but still salt in the wound.

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[March 2010; via EV Grieve]

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