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Discovering Vintage Boston: A Guide to the City's Timeless Shops, Bars, Restaurants & More

Discovering Vintage Boston: A Guide to the City's Timeless Shops, Bars, Restaurants & More

by Maria Olia
Discovering Vintage Boston: A Guide to the City's Timeless Shops, Bars, Restaurants & More

Discovering Vintage Boston: A Guide to the City's Timeless Shops, Bars, Restaurants & More

by Maria Olia

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Overview

Discovering Vintage Boston takes you back in time to all of the timeless classic spots each city has to offer. The books spotlight the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way from classic restaurants to shops to other establishments that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city. They're all still around—but they won't be around forever. Start reading, and start your discovering now!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493006465
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/20/2015
Series: Discovering Vintage
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

A near-native New Englander, Maria Olia is a freelance writer who has lived in the Boston area for thirty years. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Mobil Travel and Working Mother Magazine. She is also the author of the Day Trips from New England and Insiders' Guide to Massachusetts, and Little Black Book of Boston.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Betty Ann Food Shop 1

Bova Bakery 5

The Brattle Book Shop 9

Bromfield Pen Shop 13

Cafe Algiers 17

Caffe Vittoria 21

Cardullo's 24

Charles Street Supply 27

Cheapo Records 30

China Pearl 33

Club Passim 37

Deveney & White 40

Doyle's Cafe 43

Durgin Park 46

E.B. Horn 50

Frank's Steakhouse 53

Galleria Umberto 56

Gerard's Adams Corner 59

Grolier Poetry Book Shop 62

Harvard Book Store 65

Helen's Leather Shop 69

Irving's Toy & Card Shop 73

Jacob Wirth 76

J.J. Foley's 80

Keezer's Classic Clothing 84

Kenmore Army Navy 87

Kupel's Bakery 90

Leavitt & Peirce 93

Mamma Maria 97

Mr. Bartley's 100

M. Steinert & Sons 104

New Paris Bakery 109

No Name Restaurant 112

Parker's Restaurant at the Omni Parker House Hotel 115

Phillips Candy House 119

Regina Pizzeria 123

Ron's Gourmet Ice Cream and 20th Century Bowling Lanes 128

Rubin's Kosher Restaurant 131

Salumeria Italiana 134

Santarpio's Pizza 137

South Street Diner 140

Sterlingwear of Boston 143

Sullivan's 147

Syrian Grocery Importing Co. 150

The Taj Boston 154

Union Oyster House 156

Vose Galleries 160

Wally's Cafe 165

Warren Tavern 169

Winmil Fabrics 172

Other Vintage Spots Around Boston

Restaurant Marliave 15

Simco's at the Bridge Restaurant 42

V. Cirace 57

Gary Drug 71

Schoenhof's 100

The Coop 102

La Flamme 102

Out of Town News 102

Bell in Hand Tavern 159

Shreve Crump & Low 163

Appendix A Featured Places by Category 177

Appendix B Featured Places by Neighborhood/City 180

Appendix C Featured Places by Year of Origin 182

Photo Credits 185

Index 187

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