'Oldest' Bar in New York City Avoids Last Call

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Neir's Tavern opened in 1829 near the former Union Course racetrack in Queens

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— by Katie Honan

After 190 Years, the 'Most Famous Bar You've Never Heard of' Avoids Last Call

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The owner of Neir's Tavern in Queens said it would close on Sunday, barring a "miracle." The city, it turns out, works in mysterious ways.

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— by Corey Kilgannon

How 190-year-old Neir's was saved

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City came to rescue after talks with tavern's landlord broke down

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— by Michael Shain

Neir's Is Saved!

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It was a Hail Mary of historic proportions. Twenty-four hours after announcing to the Queens community one of New York City's oldest bars, Neir's Tavern, was shutting down after 190 years, owner Loycent Gordon went on a mission to save the historic watering hole with only hours left to go on the clock.

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— by Jason D. Antos