Slowly Shirley is a new cocktail bar operated by mixologist Jim Kearns tucked away underneath another bar/restaurant he runs in the West Village, The Happiest Hour. Aside from his delicious and ever-evolving cocktail menu, an interesting element to him is that his is a sober bartender, something not seen to often. Learn more about Kearns in this short video from Zagat.
When it comes to escaping issues associated with alcohol, a bar might be the last place one would look. But for Jim Kearns of NYC's Slowly Shirley and The Happiest Hour, his passion for making cocktails and a desire to become sober has made working behind the bar the best place to find balance.
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