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Shaw’s “Miracle on 7th Street” Christmas bar reopens on Nov. 25 and lasts through New Year’s Eve. For its second year, the pop-up that drew huge crowds and drunken santas will take over all three of Derek Brown’s bars: Mockingbird Hill, Southern Efficiency, and Eat The Rich.
To get in the holiday spirit, a by-the-numbers look back at last year:
23,790: Guests served, enough people to form a line approximately nine miles long, according to U.S. Census Bureau Survey Specialist John Burke
5,962: Nog shots ordered
1,100: Christmas bar menus printed
400: Maximum bribe offered to a doorman to cut the line (money refused)
360: Gallons of chocolate milk made for the “Francisco That’s Hard to Say” cocktail
42: Volunteers who decorated the bar
99: Paper dreidels remaining on the dreidel chandelier after someone snipped one down to steal
13: Carolers who sang Christmas jingles to revelers waiting in line
2: Jewish regulars who drove to Peter Chang’s and brought back a feast for the staff working Christmas Eve
1: Couple who met at Miracle on 7th Street and are now engaged (Columbia Room Chef Johnny Spero and his fiancée Alexis Baker)