Bottoms up! That wonderful celebration of National Beer Day is officially upon us. That got us dipping into our own Daily News Archive for shots showing our city’s love affair with beer — even through the dark years of Prohibition. Drink up!
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Cheers! Con Dover (left) and Marty Dillon order 10 cent beers for themselves and friends during a Columbus Day cruise on the S.S. Belgenland.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Tears may have mingled with the beer in Newark as Prohibition agents destroyed unlawful barrels seized in a Hoboken raid in 1931.