After Covid-19 Grabbed His Dad, Son Fights To Keep Iconic Times Square Dive Bar Alive – Community News
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After Covid-19 Grabbed His Dad, Son Fights To Keep Iconic Times Square Dive Bar Alive

Glenn, 40, lost his father, Jimmy Glenn – a boxer, trainer and cutter – to Covid-19 in May 2020. He was 89 and still came to his house every night at 10pm with a pistol grip cane and brown Stetson. Tattered electrical tape held the copper rail together, and Jimmy had left his old equipment—suture scissors, adrenaline, and petroleum jelly—in a briefcase. To reopen, Adam merged family savings and government aid. Despite inflation, beers still cost $3, cash only.