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Bill Murray and F. Scott Fitzgerald Have This New York Literary Haunt In Common Architectural Digest

Kathryn Romeyn | May 1, 2017 With Hollywood on the verge of a very possible writers’ strike (the Writers Guild of America just voted in favor of it), it’s worth recalling a place where these wordsmiths were celebrated and venerated. Since its inception, the West Village literary haunt Chumley’s—opened in 1922, shuttered in 2007, and [...]

Everything you know about the Village is wrong New York Post

James Nevius | March 29, 2017 April Fool’s Day, a holiday dedicated to all things phony, is a great time to explore the Village, where many of the stories linked to famous former residents are, alas, pure hokum. Right now, many buildings on the sales and rental markets in Greenwich Village — and its adjacent [...]

Historic West Village building, home to Chumley’s, seeks $12.75M Curbed New York

Amy Plitt | February 27, 2017 A decade after part of the building caved in, it’s ready for a new owner If you’ve ever dreamed of living atop a piece of New York City history, now’s your chance—provided you have $12.75 million to drop on a house, that is. A 19th-century townhouse at 86 Bedford Street in [...]

The New Chumley’s Raises the Culinary Bar The New York Times

Pete Wells | January 31, 2017 If you heard that Chumley’s is open again, you were misinformed. The dim, spare, beer-scented hideaway in the West Village is gone, torn down, not coming back. At its old address is a restaurant that has nothing in common with the original except a name, a door, an archway and framed [...]

Chumley’s Is Back, and the Burger Might Be the Best In New York GQ

John Lockett | November 19, 2016 The legendary West Village speakeasy once frequented by Fitzgerald and Hemingway is back from the dead and better than ever. Chumley’s has always been that quintessential neighborhood haunt, the type of bar budding writers and romantics dream of when they first move to New York City: dimly lit, no frills, [...]

The Reborn Chumley’s Speakeasy Has a Burger Worthy of Hemingway Bloomberg

Kate Krader | October 18, 2016 One of New York's most historic bars is back, with the help of the Sushi Nakazawa team. Here's what they've got on the menu. A s I was growing up in New York, Chumley’s had legendary status for me. The hidden, historic West Village bar was where my parents began [...]

Iconic West Village speakeasy Chumley’s is reopening this fall Time Out New York

Abby Carney | August 8 2016 After nearly a decade out of the game, Chumley's is set to reopen September 6, helmed by Sushi Nakazawa restaurateur Alessandro Borgognone. It's been a long time coming, since 2007 to be exact, when the 1922-born West Village pub—a literary haunt with esteemed regulars like E.E. Cummings, Edna St. Vincent Millay and John Steinbeck—closed down [...]

Sushi Nakazawa owner to reopen Chumley’s The Real Deal

Christopher Cameron | August 7, 2016 C humley’s, the 1830s-era bar at 86 Bedford in the West Village, has been closed ever since one of its exterior walls collapsed in 2007. Delays and lawsuits from noise-sensitive neighbors have kept the bar closed – presumably for good. But now it seems the legendary watering hole will reopen after [...]

Chumley’s Is Set to Come Back, and It Still Won’t Be Easy to Find The New York Times

James Barron | August 7, 2016 It is a question that has been asked before: Whatever happened to Chumley’s? You read that very same question, in those very same words, in these pages four years ago, and that was not the first time it had come up since an attached chimney gave way in April [...]