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Old 02-29-2008, 05:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
savannah
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Originally Posted by TheBig3KilledMyRainDog View Post
You need to find this bar somewhere near the Village. its called something like McSorely's and its remained up changed for nearly 100 years.

Coolest Part: On the eve of deploment for a group of young men to one of the world wars, they held a giant banquet there for all of them, and they hung all their wishbones on the Chandelier (sp?) until they came home. Some of them obviously did not and those wishbones hang there still to this day.

It might be the coolest bar I've ever been to. Everyone sits where there is a chair making it more social than every other watering hole, and they have their own beer: You get it either dark or light.

Enjoy, and I want details from the trip.

I do love NY.

wow,.....i'm deff into this,.....i'll make sure to do so,...and take lots of pictures,....

righttrack,....i'm sure i'll make a homeless friend,....i seem to have an affinity for them as i end up makeing friends with them in every major city i've ever been in,......it all started with mack, who i met in old blue bar down in south dallas,....when i was a kid i remember my mother tellin me i had no business in south dallas (its kinda a rough part of town), but there's all these great old beer joints where people like stevie ray vaughn and lightening hopkins used to play,......so as a soon as i was old enough to drive i started sneakin in and hangin out,......
mack is an old black man, and kinda a fixutre around dallas' seedier side,.....but he rescued me one night when i was gettin hasseled,....made these fellas leave me alone,....and we've been friends ever since,.....almost 8 years now,.....there's a few places he stays, but normally its the bridge over by fairpark,...and if i cant find him all i have to do is stop and ask another homeless person, or a cop, if they've seen mack
i try and seem him atleast once a month and trade him food for his company nd stories,.....that man has some wonderful stories,.....

anyway,.....

i'm really lookin forward to new york
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