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The Bronx Bar Temporarily Shutters for Repairs

Early reports say the roof was damaged during a recent storm.

The Bronx Bar.
The Bronx Bar.
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The Bronx is temporarily shutteredaccording to Metro Times, after allegedly being damaged during last Thursday's thunderstorm. The weekly reports that a building behind the neighborhood dive was struck by lighting. Debris from the building purportedly fell onto (and possibly into) the bar.

An eye-witness reports fencing up in between the two buildings, and that crews are hard at work on the roof of the bar.

A source tells Metro Times the bar may reopen by Saturday. Eater has reached out to the bar's owners for comment.

Update, 04/14, 3:38 p.m.: An Eater contributor confirms that hard-hatted workers are making repairs to the back side of The Bronx Bar's roof. 

The Bronx Bar's door sports this message. Photo: Maximilian de la Garza

Do you have information about this temporary shutter? Send it to the tipline.

Bronx Bar

4476 2nd Avenue, , MI 48201 (313) 832-8464

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