PHOTO: Union Picketers Set Up Outside Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s Barbuzzo

A group of sheet metal workers are none too happy with the Midtown Village entrepreneurs.

If you’ve strolled down 13th Street today, you might have noticed this glaring sign outside Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s restaurant Barbuzzo. To find out what’s going on, I reached out to the ladies’ PR rep, who told me they have no comment. The sign pretty much explains it all, but a Midtown Village insider tells me that the union is picketing them because Safran and Turney never use union work, and that it may stem from renovations taking place right now at Lolita.

I’ll keep an ear out for any more updates.

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