Beloved Washington Heights bar, 'Coogan's' to remain open

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- A beloved Upper Manhattan bar facing closure will now remain open.

Earlier this week, Coogan's in Washington Heights was going to close because of a rent increase. In response, more than 15 thousand people signed a petition for a new lease that will save the local landmark.

Among the supporters was Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Coogan's has been open since 1985.
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