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Brandon's is still dark, dark, dark

Despite the sign posted in front of Brandon's Pub last week, promising that "Bradon's" would reopen last Friday "for real", neither Bradon's nor Brandon's made an appearance.

The doors were still locked up tight at 5 p.m. tonight, the room is dark, and the phone number just rings to voicemail.

It looks like the Beauvallon may have claimed another victim. And with the scaffolding required to repair the stucco now swathing the south side of the building -- where Aqua already gave up the ghost -- Aviano, the sole food-and-beverage business remaining in the building, has got to wonder if its loyal coffee customers will be able to find their way to Aviano's door.

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