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The Beaker & Gray team are launching a new cocktail concept in Midtown

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Ryan Pfeffer

It’s been a tough run for the pair of Beaker & Gray-led concepts—Mason Eatery and Boombox—that recently moved in Midtown. Mason, despite being nothing but delicious and charming, shut its doors in March. And now Boombox, the music-focused cocktail bar, is gone. Sort of.

It’s not all bad news. Because Boombox isn’t closing, but rebranding as the Sylvester. The concept will still be led by Beaker’s Ben Potts, but the Sylvester will focus on coffee and cocktails, with a vintage Miami vibe. In addition to drinks, the spot will also have a food menu of sharable plates: barbecue mariquitas with spicy parmesan cheese dip, smoked fish dip and a lot more. A pool table, pinball and foosball will be available as well to help pass the time.

They haven’t announced an exact opening date yet but the Sylvester is expected to open this month.

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