Rally for Neir's!

After recently celebrating 190 years in business, Neir’s Tavern has announced that they are closing their doors this Sunday due to absurd rent increases, as well as their rejected attempt at landmarking the building.

"Neir's has been fighting for its life; recently, the Landmarks Preservation Committee rejected its application, though it's been around since before the Civil War. Founded in 1829, Neir's is greatly beloved — but love alone can't save our historic small businesses. Only a policy that ensures commercial rent stabilization can. But we don't have that in NYC. So this will keep on happening. Over and over and over. Until nothing authentic remains."

Come out this Saturday  and show the powers that be that we won't let our treasured NYC landmarks go quietly! Bring signs (make your own or print one from the #SaveNYC website) and prepare to make some noise!

Make no mistake, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act would've saved Neir's, along with countless other small businesses that are vital to the cultural and community fabric of New York City.

Rally sponsored by #SaveNYC, Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, the NYC Artist Coalition,
Disappearing NYC, ASAP Activists, and the Rego-Forest Preservation Council.

Saturday, January 11th. 2pm
Neir's Tavern - 87-48 78th St, Woodhaven, NY

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