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  • Before the 21 Club: Greenwich Village Speakeasies

    On this day, January 16, in 1919, Prohibition took effect, prohibiting the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes.”  Today, the Prohibition speakeasy has become a novelty in New York City.  Countless new bars and restaurants spring up in “hidden” locations and […]

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