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The Lucky Charm On 57th Street

Jimmy Neary stands with Mary, a waitress that has worked at Neary's for over 40 years. Behind them, the walls are filled with photographs of family members and letters from US presidents.
Photo by Julia Seebode


Restaurants come and go all the time in New York City. But Neary’s, in the Turtle Bay area of Manhattan, has stood the test of time. The classic Irish pub has been around for more than 50 years, and has served everyone from astronauts to presidents.

On this week's Cityscape, Julia Seebode interviews Irish immigrant and restaurant owner, Jimmy Neary. 

Jimmy shares his American Dream story -- one that started a long time ago in County Sligo, Ireland.