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Sunny Balzano was the beloved owner of a legendary bar, some 90 years old, which became known as Sunny’s. Born in 1935, Sunny grew up in Red Hook where his father ran the family bar at the foot of Conover St, a stone's throw from the water, and...

" We have mostly men here - very few women.  No unattached women permitted at the bar. That’s a simple way of preventing trouble." One of the best known watering holes in Red Hook was the Shaft Alley saloon. Fortune magazine, in a 1937 essay...

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