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‘Oldest’ Bar in New York City. Avoids Last Call

Wall Street Journal

How 190-year-old Neir’s was saved

Queens Chronicle

Neir’s Is Saved!

Queens Gazette

Queens bar Neir’s Tavern could be oldest in New York City, historian says, as famed McSorley’s puts up fight

Neir’s Tavern, the self-proclaimed oldest bar in New York City, will avoid closing after the owner of the Queens establishment and its landlord reached a last-minute deal on Friday, according to city officials… Read More

Woodhaven students produce documentary exploring the neighborhood’s history

A group of Woodhaven schoolkids dug deep into their neighborhood’s roots to produce a documentary that celebrates the rich history of their hometown… Read More

Come drink at McSorley’s wonderful saloon in Manhattan, they say, and step into history. Sit where Abraham Lincoln tipped a few after his Cooper Union speech shortly before the Civil War, or so they like to say, where endless numbers of workingmen, schemers and honest New Yorkers have sat since the tavern opened in 1854… Read More

One of New York’s Oldest Bars, Neir’s in Woodhaven, Queens

Neir’s is far. If you don’t live in Woodhaven, Queens—where it is the only place of business on the corner of 78th Street and 88th Avenue aside from a Karate studio—you have to catch the J train all the way out to the 75th Street to get there. Bank on an hour of travel if you live in Brooklyn or Manhattan. So why go? Read More

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