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Mcsorley's

  1. bars
    What Happened When NYC Messed With Manhattan’s Most Storied Bar Artifacts“There was no piece of the bar more sacred than the World War I wishbones.”
  2. temporary closings
    Health Department Closes McSorley’s Ale House Right When We Need It MostHealth inspectors closed the ancient, iconic bar yesterday.
  3. Happy St. Patrick's Day
    This Was the Scene at McSorley’s This MorningEven in the rain, the line stretched down the block.
  4. Beer Me
    Why Your Pint Is Being DownsizedIs your beer glass shrinking? Or are your hands growing?
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    McSorley’s Throws Birthday Bash; Hooters Gives Discount to Married MenPlus:a sausage party in Chelsea, and more, in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  6. Lawsuits
    Catfight at McSorley’s!Involving an actual cat.
  7. Health Concerns
    Shake Shack Gets a C Line, and a C-Worthy Health InspectionPlus: Did you know dive bars are dirty?
  8. Openings
    Bellevue Bar Space Reborn: Blue Ruin Attempts to Recapture Tammany Hall“‘Gangs of New York’ meets McSorley’s meets Hogs & Heifers.”
  9. Mediavore
    A Recession-Proof Restaurant Scene?; Death & Co. Owner Disgusted by HasslesWith all the exciting new restaurants opening in town, you’d never know there’s talk of a recession. But Frank Bruni figures anything opening now was planned a few years ago in better economic times, which makes us worry about restaurant openings in 2010. [NYT] Death & Co. can continue to operate until mid-April, but don’t expect owner David Kaplan to produce any more nightlife destinations after that: “I’ll never open another bar, another restaurant, a deli, a fucking bodega — I’ll never open up anything ever again in New York.” [NYO] The current cocktail craze has led to a lot of handmade – and therefore illegal – ingredients being mixed into drinks. Marijuana-infused gin, anyone? [NYP]
  10. Restroom Report
    Fun in P.J. Clarke’s BathroomSome things are sacred, and old-fashioned urinals are one of them. Unfortunately, outside of ones that are imported from France, the pickings are slim: You have the ones at Old Town Bar, McSorley’s, and Foley’s (the latter were lifted from the Waldorf-Astoria), but are you really going to eat at those places? When we want a nibble and a dribble, we go for a burger at one of Nat King Cole’s favorite spots, P.J. Clarke’s.
  11. User's Guide
    You Can Eat on Saint Patrick’s Day, TooSaint Patrick’s Day is to drinking as Easter is to puking Peeps in church. But even the most dissipated sots need nourishment too, and it’s a shame to leave your Irish pub of choice to get it. Great food and great Irish bars rarely mix. Somehow, we know a few of the exceptions.