Behold, the de-plywooded, de-brown-papered Provence. As we understand it, the refurbished and spruced 38 Macdougal Street French spot is set to reopen any day now. The tipster word: "Walked past the soon-to-be-reopened Provence on MacDougal & Prince last night around 6:30 -- brown paper is down, new flags are flying. Looked like a friends & family event to me..." Indeed, from unofficially sourced intel, we understand that the place is ready and owners Vicki Freeman and Marc Meyer (Five Points and Cookshop as well, obvi) may throw open their doors ever so slightly as early as this weekend. The official opening April 16th, by the by.
Above, new flags flying above the exterior. Below, two camera phone snaps of the interior. Note the raw bar setup standing by.