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Hello Zamaan Cafe

Goodbye Gyro Palace

From the September, 2011 issue

In early August the last traces of Naser Derneika's Gyro Palace at the Colonnade were being cleared away to make room for Ali Hijazi's latest Zamaan Cafe. (Hijazi has closed a location on Packard, but still has his place on Plymouth, so the count stands at two.) Mike Ervin, from the Oreck vacuum store a few doors down, had brought over an Orbiter, a whirling, multiple-attachment floor machine. Carpenter Paul Gerard watched as it scrubbed and buffed the grimy grout and tile to shiny newness. (The demonstration of the miraculous Orbiter

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