The General Opens Its Garage Doors on the Bowery

Posted on: April 10th, 2013 at 6:40 am by
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With the warm weather, restaurants are undergoing the annual ritual of deposing storefront vestibules and opening the windows. Spring cleaning. For nightlife newcomer The General, that means rolling up the garage doors to reveal the dining room within. Including the so-called “bakery” that helped EMM Group get their foot in the door – pretty much just a tray of donuts.

Relish that sidewalk space while you can, as Community Board 3 already approved the application for sidewalk dining outside 199 Bowery. The stipulation for the forthcoming cafe, should they actually adhere, is a 10pm closing time on weekdays and 11pm on weekends.

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Meanwhile, EMM Group continues to operate the backroom club Finale against the stipulations of its liquor license.

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