American Flatbread - Carburs Restaurant

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At American Flatbread, once the Carburs Restaurant, a deceased former employee occasionally makes an appearance. The former worker shot himself in the head in the basement; the bullet is still embedded in the wall, according to reports. While most ghostly encounters occur in the basement, folks in the bar have reported ladies’ skirts being lifted by a cold breeze, glasses shattering, plates flying off counters and sudden temperature changes. It is said that female employees are told not to go into the basement, because some have been trapped in the walk-in freezer when the door slams shut unexpectedly. A female bartender reported that when she turned her back for a moment, a pyramid of glasses suddenly appeared on the bar after she had just put them away.

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Geographic Information

Address:
115 St Paul St
Burlington, VT 05401
United States

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GPS:
44.476553, -73.21415400000001
County:
Chittenden County, Vermont
Nearest Towns:
Burlington, VT (0.1 mi.)
Winooski, VT (1.7 mi.)
South Burlington, VT (2.2 mi.)
Essex Junction, VT (5.2 mi.)
Colchester, VT (5.7 mi.)
Shelburne, VT (6.7 mi.)
Williston, VT (7.7 mi.)
Jericho, VT (10.8 mi.)
West Milton, VT (10.8 mi.)
Hinesburg, VT (11.4 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://americanflatbread.com/restaurants/burlington-vt/

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    • Carl Capra didn’t shoot himself at the restaurant, but at another location, on October 3, 1985. Supposedly, a young cook did kill himself in Carbur’s basement, but I haven’t been able to locate anything online about the incident. Does anyone have any actual facts on this?

  1. Carl was a great guy. Prior to his suicicide he attended a couple of popular self help workshops at the time, I attended at the same time up in Stowe. Money and You and then Choices were created by Marshal Thurber, they made you think outside the box. At choices attendees were introduced to the ultimate choice, life or death, including a coffin at the workshop. The workshop didn’t cause Carls death, it was where he was at in lifeand sadly in death. His spirit lives on, not as a ghost but as a good man.

    • The employee was named Michael Savage – I went to school with him, in Winooski, class of 82. When he did it, my father told me about it. He apparently came in for a regular shift, pulled out a .44 mag, and shot himself in the head.
      He was a rather strange kid in school, and I was never one of his friends, so I don’t know what was going on in his life to drive him to this.

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