Saturday, June 26, 2010

Woodhaven's Neir's Tavern Grand Reopening - Oldest Bar in NYC...YouTube by Bobby G Savorett

The Grand Reopening of historical Neir's Tavern (87-48 78th Street, Woodhaven, NY) was held on Thursday June 24th...

Here are a few photos from the reopening:

Owners Andy Bigans, David Eng, Alex Ewan and Loycent Gordon (l-r)

Andy Bigans, Mario Thomson & Lisa (Greater Woodhaven Development Corp), Democratic District Leader Eleanor Errante and David Eng

The bar was prominently displayed in two scenes in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film "Goodfellas", about local mobsters Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), Tommy Devito (Joe Pesci), and James "Jimmy" Conway (Robert Deniro)...

This historical marker appears outside the establishment:

See previous post: Article from the NY Daily News by Lisa L. Colangelo