Bronx Bar forced to close after neighboring facade collapses from lightning strike

The Bronx Bar, with the crumbling facade of a neighboring building in the background. Steve Neavling/MCM
The Bronx Bar, with the crumbling facade of a neighboring building in the background. Steve Neavling/MCM

The Bronx Bar has been closed since the facade of a neighboring apartment collapsed and ripped through the rear of the popular Cass Corridor watering hole on Thursday night. buy zovirax generic

Cascading bricks damaged the kitchen and a bathroom after lightning struck the side of the apartment building on Prentis. clomid generic

Workers were making repairs Tuesday, and the bar at Second is expected to open as early as this weekend. Cymbalta generic

No injuries were reported, but the city ordered everyone out of the apartment building until it’s determined whether the structure is safe.

The Bronx Bar is known for its dark, no-frills environment, cheap drinks and two juke boxes packed with eclectic tunes.

Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.