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The West End - Popular with the Beat Generation


The West End - Popular with the Beat Generation

This establishment was once The West End, a Columbia University area bar where Beat Generation members including Allen Ginsburg, Jack Kerouac and Lucien Carr used to hang out when they were Columbia students. It is now a chain restaurant featuring Cuban food called Havana Central.


Location: Havana Central , 2911 Broadway , Between 113th and 114th, New York, New York, 10025, United States
Listing Category: Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs, Ethnic (& Regional) Foods/Restaurants, Famous People, Literature, Restaurants
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : Foo-Dee
Email : chmielewski@cpcuiia.org
Comments : This is the place where guitarist Lenny Kaye joined Patti Smith during her poetry readings for the first time, according to Smiths book, Just Kids.
Date : 2012-05-02

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