Bar Owners of Mac’s Public House Stand Up To De Blasio and Cuomo
The owners of Mac’s Public House, which is on Lincoln Avenue in the Grant City neighborhood of Staten Island, are fighting back on the regulations brought forth by Mayor Bill De Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo. Taking a page out of Seattle’s playbook from Chaz, the owners have declared their bar an ‘autonomous zone‘, and are prepared to fight the city and state every step of the way.
“At this point, we’re OK with it, because we’re not paying it,” co-owner Danny Presti said of the fines they have received for continuing business. “The Sheriff’s Department is issuing us $1,000 fines, so they keep coming back. We’re still here. We’re not letting them in.”
Not only are they facing thousands of dollars in fines, the pub is also facing shut-down order from the state Health Department and a revocation of its liquor license from the State Liquor Authority.
“We’re not backing down. You think you scared me by saying I don’t have a license now to serve liquor now? Well, guess what? That liquor license is on the wall. If that liquor license is gonna come off the wall, it’s gonna be done by Cuomo. You wanna come down here and pull that license off the wall?” McAlarney says in a viral YouTube video shared friday.
My favorite savage moment of the video was him referring to the Mayor as De Bozo.
Cuomo has recently been smacked down by the Supreme court with his sanctions against Houses of Worship, and we fully expect them to do the same and stand up for these hard working American business owners.
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