|Swift Hibernian Lounge
34 E. 4th Street
The Swift was a good place. First of all we got in the place,
which was a step up from waiting in line at McSorley's. We quickly
got some beers and settled into a table in the back room.
Oh, by the way, "Hibernian" means
Irish in Latin. There will be more on foreign languages when
we talk about French bats later on.
This place was pretty neat! An Irish theme -- much thanks to our
"mystery friends" who invited to go to the bar with
them. The back room had bunch of tables, with an old church pulpit
that served as a DJ booth. About 6 PM or so, they turned down
the lights and lit a lot of candles... that was different.
several lots of beers at this place. I wish I remember all the
different ones we had, but the events of later in the evening would
obscure that. I recall putting down a few Guinness, and then the
special "house brew."
We picked up some match books, thinking that collecting them from each
bar would be neat. They were the only ones we got. I guess we
got side tracked.
Knowing that Deb and her aunts would be done with dinner soon, we
headed out into the Manhattan dusk in the general direction of the nearest
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