Werre theise to relatted?
Most likely. They were becoming iconic and the crowd changed from the homeless to hipsters as the ‘hood changed over, so they were making more money and could have made a good long run of it. I believe there’s a chain store there now. Or some faux-retro postmodern douche boutique condo.
But then, I’m old, jaded and cynical, so what do I know…?