Madam Geneva Transitions to ‘Ghost Donkey’ After 8 Years off the Bowery

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 at 5:09 am by
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The rear cocktail den of Saxon + Parole, Madam Geneva, has been closed this week for “renovations.” Brown butcher paper hangs in the windows of 4 Bleecker Street, with a companion letter to that effect alerting would-be patrons.

The closure is not permanent, though. The former Southeast Asia-themed bar will reopen tomorrow under a different identity. Get ready for the Ghost Donkey. Ummm, what?

New geographic inspiration behind this “haunted” joint is Mexico. So you’ll be able to get your fill of tequila and Mezcal.

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This spot is familiar with transitions. Madam Geneva opened at 4 Bleecker Street, just off the Bowery, in the fall of 2008. That was four years before chef Brad Farmerie and AvroKO changed Double Crown to its current iteration as Saxon + Parole.

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