Locals Plan to Fight Closure of Washington Heights Stalwart Coogan’s

Source: Eater NY

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Residents plan rally to save Coogan’s, an uptown mainstay

More than 14,000 people have signed a petition to save Coogan’s, a popular Washington Heights restaurant that’s changed with the times for more than 30 years. The restaurant — known for its inclusivity and sense of community — announced earlier this week that it would close in May, citing the end of a lease and impossible new rents. Hamilton creator and regular Lin-Manuel Miranda mourned the loss, and on Saturday, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and other locals plan ...

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