Carly Hoogendyk sends in these photos of the recent West End (er…whoops, “Havana Central at the West End”) facade unveiling with extreme consternation. “It was just too visceral an experience seeing it for the first time that…oh god,” she writes. “Just bring back the scaffolding.”

Bwog is all for the colorful vibrancy of Cuba and its culture, but we have somewhat of a reticence to embrace such, uh,  radical changes. Perhaps all we can do at this point is hope that the rest of the revolu, no, renovation proceeds without the sudden appearance of stuffed parrots- or references to “Margaritaville”. Or that this is all just an elaborate Halloween prank?