It remained open through two World Wars, the Spanish Flu, the Great Depression and Superstorm Sandy, but the Covid-19 pandemic proved too much for the Old Homestead Steakhouse to swallow. It shut its doors March 12 and has remained closed since.
That’s about to change.
The 152-year-old restaurant on the corner of 14th Street and 9th Avenue—just about as traditional as they come—is about to reinvent itself by moving outside. On August 6, co-owners and brothers Marc and Greg Sherry will re-open, adding entertainment and altruism to its menu.
“Over the last two months Marc and I have been working on a template on how we open, what do we give back to the people, and how do we do it in an intelligent and safe manner,” explained Greg Sherry...