Chico Paints Bun & Co. Replacement Mural

Posted on: September 30th, 2010 at 6:11 am by

Bun & Co. debuted last month at 78 Rivington after owner Ratha Chaupoly decided to scrap the Kampuchea brand and start from scratch.  During the brief closure and subsequent renovations, the rooster mural Chico painted years ago was scrubbed from the Allen Street facade and replaced with something a bit more generic.  However, Chico recently returned to the scene of the crime.

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And only fitting that the iconic neighborhood artist be requisitioned, as it’s a replacement mural for his replacement. The Bun & Co. piece had plenty of whitespace, which, in its brief life, became a target of spray painters. Chico’s latest, however, is a tad simpler than usual.  No characters or people in this one. Just a red-soaked wrapping-paper feel with floral motif.

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Around the corner on Rivington, the old Norry bar followed suit, and is now re-branded as the B & C Bar.  No more chalk signage here!

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