Monday, February 8, 2010

Auction at the Telephone Bar

On Jan. 31, the Telephone Bar closed on Second Avenue near Ninth Street... Earlier today, I noticed an auction sign up on one of the Telephone booths...



Here's what was for sale:

MICHAEL AMODEO CO., INC. Auctrs
SELL MONDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2010 AT 2:30 PM
AT 149 SECOND AVENUE, MANHATTAN, NEW YORK CITY, NEAR 9th ST.
WELL KNOWN RESTAURANT & BAR
600Lb. Ice Machine, Blodgett Electric Convection Oven, Hobart 30Qt Mixer, Hobart Potato Peeler, 1&2 Door Refrigerators & Freezers, 3Ft Charcoal Grill, Deep Fryers, 4 & 6 Burner Stoves, Traulsen Fish File, 2 Head Espresso Machine, Coffee Urns, Upright Broiler, S.S. Sinks & Tables, Hobart Upright Dishwasher with S.S. Drain Boards, Steam Table, Bain Marie, 20 Bar Stools, 40 Tables with Old Fashioned Cast Iron Bases, 100 Chairs, Banquets, 16Ft Chef’s Line, Sound Equipment, JBL Speakers, 3 Flat Screen TV’s, POS System with 4 Screens & 5 Printers, 8x10 Aluminum Walk-In Refrigerator, S.S. Pots, Pans, Trays, China Dinnerware, Glassware Utensils & Much More. Inspection: Day Of Sale 1PM To Sale Time. Terms: Cash or Bank Cashiers Checks. 15% Buyers Premium. DCA#528663. Auctioneers Phone: 212-473-6830 or 917-776-1080.

Nothing about phone booths. Do you think the new owners will keep the phone booth motif?

7 comments:

Goggla said...

So...looks like there's no hope of the new owners retaining any part of the old place (except maybe the phone booths).

EV Grieve said...

Seems like that way, Goggla. Someone said that it was going to be a sports bar.

Anonymous said...

I saw the owner of artichoke pizza in there may be he is going to open a pizza bar in that place

Anonymous said...

A pizza bar? Gee, I was hoping for something the neighborhood really needs like a ramen restaurant.

Anonymous said...

A pizza bar? Gee, I was hoping for something the neighborhood really needs like a ramen restaurant.

Anonymous said...

No even worse than a pizza bar it will now be a frat bar called the 13th step. The East village could never have too many of those! http://www.nycbestbar.com/

EV Grieve said...

Thanks for the tip, anon. Ugh. I put it in a separate post.