Going strong since the 1950s, Kettle of Fish is a West Village dive as famous for its Beat Generation regulars—Kerouac and Ginsburg, most notably—as well as the 1960s musicians who routinely graced its stools. While the bar relocated from its original MacDougal Street space to Christopher Street, it still draws a mixed crowd of gay men and Greenbay Packers fans.
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Manhattan was once awash in neighborhood pubs, crappy booze dens and dives of unmentionable grit and grime. But with ...