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Last Orders for the Wall Street Pros

Traders Magazine, November 2003

John A. Byrne

A famous Wall Street watering hole recently served its last pint. But the family tradition that brought popular acclaim to Harry's of Hanover Square - an old-world enclave in New York's financial district - is not likely to disappear from this locale. Harry Poulakakos, 65, the Greek native who founded and ran this trader friendly place, believes these family traditions will be perpetuated by the next generation. The traditions will survive, but probably in a more refined fashion than Harry's, which hosted the occasionally rowdy crowd of traders and investment bankers. The reason is Bayard's, a French style restaurant in the upper floors of the same building as Harry's (which is actually located on Hanover Square). Bayard's is owned and managed by Poulakakos's son Peter, 27.

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