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Altamura inside Magnolia Mansion closes

The Garden District Italian restaurant shutters



Garden District Italian restaurant Altamura (2127 Prytania St.) will close, the owners annouced on the its Facebook page July 27. Manhattanjack (4930 Prytania St., 504-897-5551; proprietor Jack Petronella and chef Coleman Jernigan opened the restaurant last summer on the ground floor of the Magnolia Mansion, which also houses a boutique hotel.

  Altamura was inspired by Petronella's upbringing in New Jersey and named for the hillside region in Puglia, Italy, from which his grandparents emigrated.

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