Finnegan’s Bar

I’ve got a cat named after this bar. It’s the bar of my youth and I remember it fondly. The table in the back right corner was my favorite, it was probably everyone’s favorite of course. I wonder what the story is behind that Blue Devils jersey? I googled it for a bit but didn’t find an explanation. My guess is he simply drank there a lot, or a sadder possibility, he drank there a lot and died and the jersey is there as a memorial.

Finnegan's Bar, Wall Street, Huntington, NY

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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