Irishman Benjamin Madigan is a successful New York architect, recently divorced, who tries to get back into the dating scene with help from teenage son Luke. Seamus, Ben's widower father, also moves in with the Madigan men, and much hilarity ensues.
Jesus the doorman lets Ben in on a little secret: a couple who live in the building's penthouse, Troy and Alice Wolfe, are moving out, and Ben can have it cheap if he befriends the Wolfes before they put it on the market. And if Ben can have the penthouse
Ben doesn't approve of Luke's alternative girlfriend, Jane, because she has a tongue ring. Hoping to get Luke to dump her, Ben tries to fix him with one of his well-to-do students -- whose mother happens to be carrying a torch for Ben. Meanwhile, Seamus b