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Chez Madeline/Petit Un Deux Trois?

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Pelecat Jul 5, 2008 05:11 PM

Anyone heard anything about this? Was passing by the old Chez Madeline on 43rd, and noticed the awning now says Petit Un Deux Trois. I was under the impression the developer was planning to tear down the building and put up something multi-story. Could the landlord have had a change of heart?

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    David W Jul 6, 2008 07:37 AM

    Yes, I read that somewhere...I guess the economic downturn has stopped him from that course. I'm wondering what this means for their lawsuit?
    This has popped up on their website (scroll down)-
    http://lemadeleine.com/blog/

    I'm guessing "Petit" is associated with Un Deux Trois on 44th...talk about bad karma.

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      Pelecat Jul 6, 2008 11:55 AM

      Very interesting....It sounds like it would support their claims of fraudulent eviction. But something about it smells fishy.

    2. sing me a bar Jul 6, 2008 12:12 PM

      I'm just waiting for Le Madeleine to open its doors at the old Locanda dei Vini spot on 9th Ave. I think they're still redoing the space. I used to go there and it's got a lot of sq. footage.

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        Pelecat Jul 6, 2008 04:10 PM

        Well, that makes me happy. I was sad when I saw that Locanda had closed, I loved their black squid ink pasta, but at least we get Le Madeleine back.

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          RGR Jul 6, 2008 06:48 PM

          The report I read was that Le Madeleine was going to re-locate into the space formerly occupied by Rene Pujol.

          http://eater.com/archives/2008/04/eat...

          Perhaps those negotiations fell through? Is there a sign posted indicating that the Locanda space will be Le Madeleine's new home?

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