Three Months Later, ‘Brigitte’ Remains Shuttered

Posted on: October 26th, 2018 at 5:02 am by

Brigitte celebrated a year on Canal Street last month by remaining closed for business. The French-inspired nightspot shuttered in mid-July after less than a year at the corner of Ludlow.

The closure followed closely after former partner Scott Alling passed away back in May.

The messaging in the aftermath of our story was that Brigitte would return on September 3. And that “something great is happening” which requires a temporary closure for token “construction.”

However, now the update on the website is revised to announce that “we are almost finished with construction.”

Brigitte debuted at the northeast corner of Canal and Ludlow Streets in September 2017, forged from the ashes of Skal and Les Enfants Terribles before it. Most recently, the business obtained approval for an alteration to its liquor license to serve in the basement.

What’s another few months?

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