Tag Archives: Fraunces Tavern Museum

The Tiers of History

As I’m rereading a book about Mickey Mantle, I don’t recall the problems he had had with Joe DiMaggio, who, as The Mick was beginning his career, Joltin Joe was ending his. I also don’t remember what a light touch … Continue reading

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Drinkin With The Irish Girls

In 2011 I posted an essay, The Desecration of Fraunces Tavern, basically railing the then recent renovations of lower Manhattan’s historic eatery, with perfectly good reason I might add. It was taken over by The Porterhouse Brewing Company who completely … Continue reading

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