Saxon + Parole Looks to be Shuttered on the Bowery

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 at 5:00 am by

Saxon + Parole has yet to re-emerge from the months-long coronavirus lockdown. And looks to be closed for good on the Bowery.

Several readers noticed the closure at 316 Bowery and that a truck recently carted away fixtures from the restaurant. However, we have been unable to confirm whether Saxon + Parole will reopen. Ownership did not respond to multiple requests for comment, and the phone line remains temporarily disconnected.

If the shutter proves permanent, it would conclude nearly nine years on the Bowery for Saxon + Parole, the establishment that AvroKO and Chef Brad Farmerie replaced with its own predecessor, Double Crown. It opened in late 2011 with a name that alluded to “a pair of New York racehorses that attracted national attention about 100 years ago.”

Recent Stories

Seward Park Now Bookended by Fast Food Crab Restaurants

Crab cuisine is now du jour in the Seward Park environs, which is bookended by such fast food joints. Two seemingly identical establishments. Seafood chain Crab Du Jour planted a flag at the former La Flaca on Grand Street earlier this year, and should open in the coming days. At the same time, just a […]

Cops Offer Reward for Info on Clinton Street Shooting Suspect

Police are now offering a reward for information in connection with the road rage shooting on Clinton Street last month that injured a 75-year-old bystander. At approximately 11:55am on February 16, a motorist driving what was reported to be a black BMW sedan turned right onto Clinton Street from Delancey, narrowly missing a pedestrian. Cops […]

City Finally Releases East River Park Resilience Study, but with Heavy Redactions

It took three years and the accompanying community pressure for the city to finally release a critical report on the East River Park reconstruction plan, which it initially claimed did not exist. The Value Engineering Study, as it’s called, was the report Mayor de Blasio cited in 2018 when announcing the sudden change in the […]

Unprovoked Stabbing on Worth Street has Chinatown on Edge

In an apparently random attack yesterday evening, a 36-year-old Chinese man was stabbed in the back, and severely injured, by Brooklyn resident Salman Muflihi. The attacker wielded an eight-inch knife in the incident outside the Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse on Worth Street, then surrendered at the entrance of the Manhattan DA’s office on Hogan Place. […]

Uncapped: In Conversation with Clayton Patterson and Cochise

Oh hey, Boogie Faithful, it’s your favorite historian here announcing our new graf-related podcast. We’ve done a few episodes, literally, and for the latest, Clayton Patterson has come out of his Boogie corner. We chatted, we laughed, we discussed some esoteric, anecdotal and priceless Lower East Side history. Local native and artist Jose “Cochise” Quiles also […]