Bowery Diner Three Weeks from Opening

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 at 6:41 am by

The Bowery Diner; let’s talk about it. Even though the plywood shed was dismantled last month, and the neon sign remains lit, grand opening is still just out of grasp.

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Earlier this week, this new Mathieu Palombino establishment at 241 Bowery traded its classy garbage bag window treatments for something a bit more blogger-friendly translucent. The interior looks ready to seat the first crowds, but word on the street says otherwise. We are hearing that the forthcoming 24-hour diner is still roughly three weeks from launch date.

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Meanwhile, that fresh slab of gray sidewalk poured at the entrance last month was shamelessly carved to death. The usual mix of lovers, taggers, and vandals with a message all had a go at the drying concrete.

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Lesson to the concrete crew – don’t pour sidewalks at night or this will happen.

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