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Chumley's (former)

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Prohibition-era speakeasy with a secret entrance that served members of the Lost Generation and the Beat Generation

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : Greenwich Village
Commercial, Historic Site & Museum

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Dale Ramsey

This is the best known Village landmark from Prohibition days. A former speakeasy, it is still "hidden" by the absence of signage marking its location. It has longtime literary associations.

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