The Formosa Café

  My fondness for the Formosa Café was compounded with respect about twenty years ago when the inveterate, classic bar refused offers from big business to demolish and move on.  This little joint that began as a trolley car with food and liquor, quickly became a destination for celebrities, and a stubborn...

Lend Me Your Ear

Lend Me Your Ear I wandered out of Soho, toward the Hudson River along Spring Street, and there it was.  I am not a history buff, but I am deeply intrigued by historical facts and the nostalgia that accompanies a good classic bar.  This little joint has both, plus the charm of a saloon, and the feel of worn...