It seemed like the perfect place to watch Game 7.
For Mike Lowell and his wife, Bertha, the New York City bar resided just a few blocks from the hospital where he would be undergoing surgery the next day. And the fact that just about the only six people in the place were Red Sox fans offered an even greater sense of affirmation.
“People were in there wearing Red Sox hats and t-shirts,” Lowell said. “It was awesome.”