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The front of Guinan's Country Store. The pub was located in back.

Margaret Guinan in her infamous" AT&T sweatshirt with longtime friend and patron Tip Dain.

Jim Guinan, seated behind the bar, and his wife Peg, right, opened Guinan's Pub & Country Store in 1959.


Kelly Guinan was part of the third generation to help keep Guinan's going.

This old Coca-Cola cooler held the pub's beer.

Ed Preusser, left, and Colonel Tom Endres are two long-time Guinan's patrons and characters in the book.
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John and Mary Jane Guinan in 2007.

Christine Guinan, Jim's youngest daughter, with her son Johnny on the banks of the Hudson, 2005.

Margaret Guinan, Jim's oldest child, with Fitz (left) and Dan Donnelly (right) at the wedding of her niece Kelly to Ed Preusser in 2008.

Former NY Gov. George Pataki was a friend of the Guinan's and longtime patron of the store. He's pictured here with the Guinan men: John, Jim and Jimmy at Little Chapel's 2005 launch.

Mary Ellen Yannitelli is Lou-Lou's mom and a Guinan's regular with husband Tony.


View of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point from Guinan's.

The late Lou-Lou came to Guinan's daily for her morning roll.

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