Painkiller to Open Friday, Not Thursday

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Robert Haynes-Peterson
Why the long faces?
Following a raucous soft opening on Monday night, the new Lower East Side tiki bar, Painkiller, will open to the public on Friday rather than Thursday, as previously reported. So, rest assured, you should be able to kick off your weekend with a Zombie.

"I know I suck," posted Giuseppe Gonzalez, one half of the bartending team behind the venture, on his Facebook page. "Sorry people."

We forgive you. In the meantime, here are a couple more blurry cell phone pics of the place...

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Robert Haynes-Peterson
Elevating umbrella drinks to art form.

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Robert Haynes-Peterson
Painkiller, in all its bamboo glory.

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