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R.I.P.

Jeremiah Moss reports that Stefan Lutak, the founder and owner of the iconic St. Mark's dive The Holiday Cocktail Lounge, has passed away: "With his wife he opened the Holiday on St. Marks Place in 1965. He served drinks to Allen Ginsberg and W.H. Auden. His bar became a favorite all across the city...Now, with its captain gone, who knows what will become of the place?" [JVNY]

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