The Pied Piper mural, soon to be returned to The Pied Piper Bar & Grill. Photo: © tablehopper.com.
As previously discussed in tablehopper, the ~PALACE HOTEL~ nearly sold the gorgeous Maxfield Parrish painting that hung over the bar. However, after some serious public outcry, they instead decided to have the beautiful piece restored and rehung. Yeah, good thinking.
On Thursday August 22nd, the historic piece will be unveiled, hung once again in its original location behind the bar, and visitors can come check it out starting at 6pm. Apparently, the restoration revealed a coat of resin that had been applied to the painting sometime since 1909, and removal of the resin means the painting is even more vibrant and stunning than ever. The hotel will be offering a few specials to commemorate the unveiling, too, like a special cocktail and dinner menu. 2 New Montgomery St. at Market, 415-512-1111.