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Sunday, January 18, 2009

A Look Back on January 18th

Ann Bryant wrote about a potential solution to the Farmington Diner's troubles in her Sun Journal article.

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Dan Wright reported the L & S Diner business had been sold in his Daily News Record article.

Herald-Tribune newspaper writer Toni Whitt penned another article about a number of Mel's Diner locations in Florida.

The Salem Gazette wrote about the appearance of Boston Red Sox legend, Johnny Pesky at the grand opening the Salem Diner on January 9th.

We mentioned the Salem Diner's first anniversary in last week's Weekend Roundup. We wish continued success to George and Zoe Elefteriadis in the operation of their rare, 1941 J.B. Judkins Co., Sterling streamline diner.

Herb Meeker of the Journal Gazette and Times-Courier, wrote another article about the former Bluebird which reopened as the Route 40 Classic Diner in Pennsylvania.

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Mr. Meeker wrote the diner joined a drive-in theater. This sounds similar to the Mayberry Drive-in Theater and Diner.

Alice T. Carter talked with Brian Butko about what it means to be a diner in her Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article.

In the Daily Item of Lynn, David Liscio reported the former Riley's Diner was moving to Spring Lake, New Hampshire.

Chronicle Staff Writer Matthew L. Brown talked about two diners making a return to the Windham, Connecticut area.

These diners, Mickey's Windham Diner opened December 2005 and Aero Diner opened about June 2006.

In the Pawtucket Times, Douglas Hadden wrote about the former Silver Top Diner, and the part it played in Sherman Kew's film "Space Theater".

The Silver Top Diner remains stored since it moved March 2003 to Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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