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Yesterday evening was last call at MercBar, after two decades in business. According to a well-informed Racked tipster, Tory Burch is apparently taking over the location, which is at 151 Mercer Street right next to the upcoming Balenciaga men's store and across the street from the other Balenciaga store.
We're reached out to the Tory Burch team and will update with any new information—so far, there's no word on an opening date or what the designer plans to do with the building (there are reports of it crumbling), but we're told it's going to be a doozy. [Photo]
· John McDonald to Close MercBar After Service Tonight [Eater NY]
· Balenciaga Is Now Opening Two Stores on Mercer Street [Racked NY]