Writer Bar Not Lost: Holiday Cocktail Lounge To Reopen

Credit Gabi Porter, via the New York Times

Credit Gabi Porter, via the New York Times

The tight horseshoe bar where W. H. Auden and Allen Ginsberg (and possibly Leon Trotsky) once presided has been given a rubdown, though it has been moved about 20 feet and now stands in the center of the space. Also still there are the battered awning, an old wooden phone booth and an exotic mural from the place’s earlier days as a burlesque cabaret.

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