Painkiller to Open Friday, Not Thursday

Why the long faces?
Why the long faces?
Robert Haynes-Peterson

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...

Elevating umbrella drinks to art form.
Elevating umbrella drinks to art form.
Robert Haynes-Peterson
Painkiller, in all its bamboo glory.
Painkiller, in all its bamboo glory.
Robert Haynes-Peterson

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