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Brigitte Reopens on Canal Street After Months of Remodeling

Posted November 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

After months of promises, Brigitte finally reopened at the northeast corner of Ludlow and Canal Streets. It had been closed for renovations since last spring. The messaging from HQ now – open for business “After a lift and a michelin-awarded team, we are now accepting reservations.” Time will tell if the refreshed Brigitte is “something […]

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Three Months Later, ‘Brigitte’ Remains Shuttered

Posted October 26, 2018 at 5:02 am

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 […]

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‘Brigitte’ will Reopen on Canal Street After Labor Day

Posted July 31, 2018 at 5:08 am

Brigitte closed a couple weeks ago after less than a year in business on Canal Street. However, it’ll return after Labor Day. The French nightspot is down for a brief renovation tune-up. Relaunch date is set for September 3. The closure follows on the heels of the passing of one of its partners, Scott Alling, back in […]

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‘Brigitte’ Closes for Renovations After Barely a Year on Canal Street

Posted July 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Brigitte hasn’t been open lately. According to its website, “something great is happening” at Brigitte, and that requires a temporary closure for token “construction.” Yep, renovations after less than a year on the block is certainly not a good sign for the business. The French nightspot at the corner of Ludlow and Canal Streets opened […]

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Open 3 Months, ‘Brigitte’ Seeks Basement Club on Ludlow

Posted December 8, 2017 at 5:08 am

Of course this would happen. Open nigh on three months, Canal Street bistro Brigitte is already angling to open a basement club. Naturally. Ownership this week submitted a dressed-up application to alter its liquor license to include bar and seats in the cellar. Blueprints show communal table seating to accommodate twenty-four additional patrons, plus a […]

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‘Brigitte’ Officially Opens Tonight on Canal Street

Posted September 29, 2017 at 5:10 am

The friends and family grace period is up. Brigitte is ready to roll, and opens tonight at the northeast corner of Canal and Ludlow Streets. Thus concludes two years of relative calm here. Brigitte takes the torch from Skal, and calls itself a Brazilian-French “hidden gem” located in “probably the last area with an edgy […]

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Here’s Your First Look Inside ‘Brigitte’ on Canal Street

Posted September 15, 2017 at 5:08 am

Two years of relative calm at the northeast corner of Canal and Ludlow Streets is coming to a close. Brigitte is here. The nightlife entrant, under the knife for about two years already, is close to opening. Gone are the paper window garments and other assorted construction materials. Floor-to-ceiling glass, decorative tiling, and an ADA […]

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‘Brigitte’ Finally Fills the Void at 37 Canal Street with French Fare

Posted August 8, 2017 at 5:00 am

Two years after the fall of Skal (and those Starbucks rumors), its replacement venture is on the way. Of course, we’ve heard this story before. We first caught wind that Brigitte would be opening at 37 Canal Street last summer. The contractors onsite had mentioned an opening later that fall, a promise that was broken. […]

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French Fare Makes a Comeback this Fall Where ‘Skal’ Failed on Canal Street

Posted September 7, 2016 at 9:25 am

It’s been a year and a half since the Icelandic Skal struck out. In the interim fourteen months, construction ceased, Starbucks was rumored to open at Canal Street and, later, Cafe Katja briefly considered an expansion. But no, it’s gonna return to its roots as a French-style restaurant (i.e. Les Enfants Terribles). Supposedly; this project […]

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French Fare Will Return to Canal Corner that Housed Les Enfants Terribles (and Skal)

Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:00 am

No Starbucks for Skal, after all. The corporate coffee chain seems to have struck out again in its bid for a Canal area location, for the second time in three years. Instead, French fare will return to the northeast corner of Ludlow and Canal Streets. An application for corporate change was filed with Community Board […]

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