A year after the Purple Martin (2800 Shenandoah) was saved by new owners, the Fox Park eatery has again closed its doors.
The Purple Martin originally launched in 2014 as a North African-influenced restaurant. But it closed in December 2016, with co-owner Brooke Roseberry explaining that it was a labor of love that "has basically just not worked out.”Just a month later, the corner storefront got new life. Its new owners — Mark Hinson, George Walker and Tina Zweife — kept the name but changed just about everything else, hiring a chef who introduced a menu of American comfort food classics. They also introduced darts, a jukebox and karaoke and trivia nights.
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