Real EstateCity Living Q&A: Kevin Ryan, owner of Denny’s Steak Pub Kevin Ryan, owner of Denny's Steak Pub for Kensington City Living in amNY on 12/18/14 (LAUREN HOLTER) Photo Credit: LAUREN HOLTER / LAUREN HOLTER By LAUREN HOLTER December 17, 2014 3:20 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Kevin Ryan owns and runs Denny’s Steak Pub, a family-owned bar at 106 Beverley Road on the corner of McDonald Avenue in Kensington. Ryan’s dad, Dennis, opened the bar in 1975 and it’s been a neighborhood staple ever since. How long have you been running Denny’s? My dad passed away in 1989 and I’ve been running it since then. It’s a neighborhood bar -- it’s been here a long time. It used to be a full steakhouse back in the day. I switched it to just a bar when I started running it. I had another job and it was a lot. What’s it like growing up in this area? I grew up up the block. It’s a real family neighborhood. Like most of Brooklyn neighborhoods, it’s changed a lot. It used to be a real working class neighborhood. What’s the most interesting aspect of owning your bar? All the different people you run into, all the different personalities. It’s a mix of a lot of different people from all over the place, so it’s interesting. I’m not doing the same thing all the time. By LAUREN HOLTER Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.