After nearly 30 years in business, Rodeo Bar closed in 2014 due to rising rents and encroaching chain stores.
This summer, Kips Bay Corner reported that the Gem Saloon would be moving in, a bar and restaurant by the owner of Phebe's and Penny Farthing. They're doing a "complete makeover."
So, as of today, there's goes the old neon sign.
Heidi MacDonald, via her Instagram