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04.16.15 Prachi Gupta

Chinatown’s beloved 169 Bar will stay open. The months-long ordeal between the City and the dive bar was settled in court Thursday morning, ANIMAL confirmed. “The case was resolved. We didn’t admit any guilt. We signed a settlement agreement with the city that didn’t involve shutting us down,” said Jesse Danoff, the lawyer representing 169 […]

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04.15.15 Liam Mathews

On April 7, the city sued to shut down Chinatown stalwart 169 Bar for two incidents last year when underage auxiliary NYPD officers were allowed to enter the bar and purchase beer. Today, the owner of 169 Bar shot back that the lawsuit should be thrown out because the investigation was illegal, since the underage […]

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