Dives Take A Dive

1CO1800A0820Next month, Jackie’s Fifth Amendment, a longstanding Park Slope bar, will close—due not to increasing rents but rather its owner’s declining health and his family’s reluctance to take over.

Famed for its $10 bucket of beers, Jackie’s will join a long and distinguished list of watering holes—many of them dive bars—that have faded from service, gracefully or not, as property values continue to climb across the city. The Commercial Observer profiles a few of the most notable.

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