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Dundas West -- new place - used to be the Metal Bar

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Colonel78 Mar 26, 2009 06:24 PM

Something new and nice looking is going in on Dundas West, west of dovercourt, where the Metal Bar used to be. Anyone have any gossip? It is a tricky location, and they are really making a big change, at least to the exterior! I am so curious!

  1. Davedigger Mar 27, 2009 11:52 AM

    I work around there, but can't seem to recall seeing anything going on. North or south side of the street?

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      Colonel78 Mar 27, 2009 02:05 PM

      South side. It is in the basement. It was a club for about 3 weeks in the winter, after the demise of 'The Metal Bar' -- the windows were covered in a huge picture of people drinking that looked like it was from a bacardi ad. I saw one of the people from restaurant makeover (a contractor or something like that) hauling in a big refrigeration unit a few days ago.

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        Non Doctor Mar 27, 2009 02:19 PM

        Interesting... it is a HUGE space.

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      abigllama Mar 27, 2009 06:03 PM

      How I miss the metal bar where it would take 10 minutes to get a can of beer and they'd run out of booze by 11PM. The space looked like it used to be a Portuguese nightclub before it became the metal bar. Will be interesting to see what goes in!

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        Non Doctor Mar 27, 2009 06:14 PM

        Was it not a portuguese steak house or something...? Perhaps South American???

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