Katra Lounge Hopes to Reopen on Friday After Basement Fire

Posted on: September 20th, 2016 at 5:00 am by
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Katra Lounge remains closed four days after a fire reportedly sparked in the basement of 217 Bowery, and knocked out the business. The blaze happened early Friday morning, but was quickly extinguished.

In the meantime, the space is undergoing some extensive repair work. This is made clear both by looking inside, as well as a pair of signs on the front doors. “Temporarily closed for construction,” they read.

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Katra should open sooner than you might think. Further detail available on the club’s Facebook page insists that Katra will be open this Friday, just in time for their “Assorted Flavors” happy hour event. “Looking forward to all of you returning after this little scare and we are thankful for all the support,” the announcement reads.

Our further request for comment has gone unanswered.

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