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A Former FDNY Fireboat Will Be NYC's Newest Floating Bar

A fireboat that doused flames in New York City's waterways since the '60s will be transformed into a floating restaurant next summer by the proprietors of Grand Banks, the oyster and cocktail bar aboard the historical F/V Sherman Zwicker schooner, Eater reports. Brothers Miles and Alex Pincus, along with Adrien Gallo, purchased the Fireboat Governor Alfred E. Smith earlier this month via the NYC Citywide Administrative Services, which routinely auctions off decommissioned FDNY boats in addition to other city-owned properties and goods.
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